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Event Recap: UWIB Chicago & The Bar Method Present: An Evening of Sweatworking

UWIB Chicago was focused on health and wellness with the start of summer and an event with The Bar Method! UWIB ladies got an overview of the class’s benefits and structure, followed by an energetic and fun, one-hour class. We were thrilled with the turnout, and we’re looking forward to…

Philanthropy Event Recap: UWIB DC: Dinner at N Street Village

United Women in Business served dinner for the Lutheran Place Night Shelter with N Street Village for 2 hours on a stormy Tuesday evening, May 27. A full kitchen of volunteers prepared and served dinner for over 20 ladies. It was a great evening to share a meal with women…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC Presents: How to Be a Fit Leader with Miss Motivational

To celebrate National Physical Fitness Month, UWIB members had the opportunity to attend an event featuring Miss Motivational at Reebok CrossFit 5th Ave. On top of having a kick-butt workout session, we were able to take away some key lessons on becoming a fit leader: Make exercise a priority. If…

Event Recap: UWIB Chicago & IBM

The UWIB Chicago and IBM event on executive presence was a wonderful success. It was great to hear from women from a variety of industries, including consulting and communications. A combination of UWIB members and the Network for Emerging Women Leaders of IBM heard from Kathleen Juckniess and Dawn Gouldbourn…

Event Recap: The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Public Speaking: How to Shine on Stage and Present with Power

For many people, one of the most nerve racking professional assignments is a presentation that involves public speaking. At the same time, presenting to executives and peers is one of the most important ways to distinguish yourself and raise your visibility professionally. On May 14th UWIB DC held “The Savvy…

Philanthropy Event Recap: UWIB DC: N Street Village Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

UWIB DC had a great time supporting N Street Village’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. We made dessert trays, helped with clean up, played games and ate pizza with residents, staff and volunteers. It was a really fun night with the amazing people that make N Street possible. Thank you to…

Event Recap: UWIB Chicago Wine Tasting Happy Hour Event

In April, UWIB Chicago hosted a Wine Tasting event at D.O.C. Wine Bar in Lincoln Park. The event was a huge success, providing about 20 women, new to UWIB and returning members, the opportunity to mingle and learn more about each other and the organization. Ladies were offered a selection…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: What Your Summer Internship Can Do For You

UWIB teamed up with the Undergraduate Stern Women in Business (USWIB) to present What Your Summer Internship Can Do For You at the NYU Wasserman Career Center for Career Development on April 15. We covered several pointers for taking advantage of a summer internship, including: Start off on the right foot…

Event Recap: GUWIL Own It Summit

On Saturday, April 12th, 2014, United Women in Business presented The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Impressions: How to Form Them and Make Them Last at the Own It: The Georgetown University Women in Leadership Summit.  GUWIL’s inaugural summit featured keynote speakers including Maria Shriver, Kara Swisher, Steve Case, Jean Case and…

Event Recap: Lessons from Kate White, former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine

On Wednesday April 2, UWIB in partnership with Deloitte, Levo League and Bossed Up presented “How to Turbocharge Your Career” with Kate White, former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine and author of I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This. Kate’s presentation was motivating, empowering, and funny. She shared anecdotes from her own…