Recent Events

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…

Event Recap: UWIB DC: An Evening At Port City Brewing Company: United Women in Business Fundraiser

It’s the dog days of summer, when the weeks crawl by and ‘hump days” are even tougher to get through. On Wednesday, August 13th, we mixed up the midweek routine and kicked back for an evening at Port City Brewing Company. We savored a variety of Port City’s refreshing beers,…

Event Recap: Shop with UWIB Chicago and Intermix

Our Chicago members had a fabulous time shopping and networking at the Intermix boutique on Thursday, August 7! The women were able to browse the entire store while sipping champagne, enjoying mini cupcakes and cookies, and mingling with other members. We’re hoping to do more, similar events in the future!

Philanthropy Event Recap: UWIB NYC at St. Francis Xavier

On Sunday, July 28th, UWIB NYC members met at St. Francis Xavier Mission‘s shelter in Chelsea for an afternoon of service and community building. Currently there are more than 50,000 people living in NYC shelters right now, more than even Yankee Stadium can accommodate. Facilities like Xavier’s are critical to…