Recent Events

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,…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Volunteering with UpwardlyGlobal

The United Women in Business NYC Chapter had an amazing evening volunteering at Upwardly Global on Tuesday, November 18th at UpGlo’s Midtown office. Upwardly Global is an award-winning nonprofit organization, founded in 2000, with offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit, and also offers a national online program. UpGlo…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Ladies Who Launch II w/ Facebook Women of NY

We heard some amazing stories from our panelists, Alexandra Wilson of Gilt and GLAMSQUAD, Carly Heitlinger of the College Prepster, and Zara Terez of Zara Terez,  as well a great conversational flow thanks to our moderator Eva Press from Facebook. Catch up on the conversation via Twitter #LadiesWhoLaunch and check out the event photos on Facebook. WE…

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

We served twice in September, on the 4th and the 30th, at Luther Place Night Shelter preparing quite the spread of food. The highlight of the dinner on the 4th, besides the traditional Family Feud episode, was serving quinoa to quite a few first timers. After some skeptical stares, we…

Event Recap: UWIB DC & IBM Present: Seeking Feedback and Cultivating Mentors

On Wednesday September 17, United Women in Business and IBM’s Network for Emerging Women (N.E.W. Leaders) hosted an informative discussion about how to ask for feedback and build meaningful relationships with mentors. Martha Gibson and Teresa Skehan from IBM and Sarah Elkins from the Glover Park Group shared anecdotes of…

Event Recap: Ladies Who Launch

We had a great line up of speakers who were really able to reflect on their own experiences. We are so happy to have heard from Priti Trivedi from the Dating Ring, Angela Kim of Memoir, Emily Miethner of FindSpark, Sarah Long of Plum Alley, and Amanda Pouchot of Levo League! Here is a summary of the highlights of the night: Mentors Finding…

Philanthropy Event Recap: UWIB NYC at Bowery Mission

There’s no better time to get involved with United Women in Business and philanthropy than right now! What are you waiting for? With our philanthropy efforts officially launching this past summer, we’re in full swing for the Fall and Holidays and we need your help.   This past Saturday evening…

Event Recap: UWIB DC: Dance Trance Class

The Washington, D.C. chapter of United Women in Business hosted a cardio dance class led by Dance Trance on Thursday August 21st. We spent the first hour learning a signature Dance Trance routine to one of the best songs of the summer and put our new moves to the test…