Recent Events

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Celebrating You! A Savvy Girl’s Guide to Wellness

On Thursday May 28, we gathered for Celebrating You! A Savvy Girl’s Guide to Wellness. We heard from: Adrianna Alarcon of Bright Pink on the basics of breast and ovarian health and life-saving ways to be proactive Michele Gordon of Miss Motivational on how fitness can ignite our ability to become better…

Event Recap: NYC 5 Year Anniversary Celebration at The Hill

On May 7, old and new faces alike came out to celebrate UWIB’s five year anniversary. Members, philanthropy partners, and the Board of Directions mingled over drinks and fun prizes to raise over $300 for UWIB. Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate – we wouldn’t be where we…

Event Recap: NYC MBA Panel

On April 27, Stern Women in Business hosted UWIB, Columbia Women in Business, and Next Step Test Prep for a panel discussion about pursuing an MBA. Lauren Stoneberg, Christina Connor, Sophia Dadas, and Kelly Garnes-Pages each brought their own unique perspective on how to decide if an MBA is the right fit and…

Event Recap: Volunteering with Publicolor

On April 25th, the New York City chapter volunteered with Publicolor to paint a school. This was our first event with Publicolor and we had so much fun! We’ll let the photos speak for themselves. Publicolor’s mission is to fight poverty by countering inner-city public schools’ alarming dropout rate by engaging disconnected youth…

Event Recap: NYC UWIBrunch: Thriving Beyond The Glass Ceiling

On April 11th, we hosted a Thriving Beyond the Glass ceiling brunch. We spoke about the importance of speaking up for ourselves and asking for what we want. Those in attendance were able to share personal stories from quite the varied backgrounds! We were able to share, relate, and give…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Members Argo Tea Party

On April 11th, we celebrated our NYC members at Agro Tea, with a party at their Flatiron location! Members mixed, mingled, and tried a variety of teas and treats! We look forward to hosting more members events in the future.     Check out more info/photos on our Facebook Page

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Personal Branding with The Lovely It Girl

On February 25, UWIB NYC hosted over 75 members for a personal branding presentation and workshop with Michela Aramini of The Lovely It Girl. Throughout the night, we learned how to cultivate a unique personal brand by truly understanding our passion, purpose, and prowess. Michela offered her thoughtful advice on…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Group Volunteering with America Needs You

UWIB participated in another engaging career coaching workshop with America Needs You on Saturday, Feb. 21st at McKinsey’s Midtown offices. UWIB volunteers worked side by side college students focusing on the day’s curriculum: “Building Resilience and Life Maps.” UWIB will continue partnering with America Needs You as volunteer Career Coaches…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: From Finance to Fashion – MM.LaFleur

We had an opportunity to hear Sarah LaFleur’s founder’s story and ask questions about her transition. Over cocktails, we connected with other UWIB supporters. We were in the MM.LaFleur show room and had a chance to experience the fashion! What was Sarah’s tipping point? Through all the glamour of international travel and…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC Committee Interest Event

We had a great time meeting new and old members alike and finding ways to get everyone involved in the Programming, Philanthropy, Community Relations, Membership, and Digital Media & Marketing Committees. If you’d like to get involved, it’s not too late! Contact Mansi Shah or Jenina Soto to learn how you can grow your network,…