Recent Events

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…

Event Recap: GWWIB Spring Conference: Driving Vision to Reality

On Saturday, April 5th, UWIB participated in the Fifth Annual GW Women in Business Spring Conference Driving Vision to Reality. Over 300 undergraduate students and 80 professionals from across the country came together for this daylong event, which featured high profile keynote speakers, a distinguished speaker series, industry-focused panels, career…

Event Recap: GWWIB Pre-Conference Workshop hosted by United Women in Business

On Tuesday, April 1st, GW undergraduates were invited to attend the first annual Pre-conference workshop hosted by United Women in Business (UWIB) focused on effective networking and moving beyond overdone advice on how to be your best professional self. Taken from The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Impressions: How to Form…

Philanthropy Event Recap: 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 the snowy Tuesday evening, March 25. A full kitchen of volunteers prepared and served corn, rice, salads and chicken for over 20 ladies. After service, the volunteers ate with the…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Social Media

To get the season started off early, we held a “Spring Cleaning” event on the Savvy Girl’s Guide to Social Media. We received some great advice from our panelists, Jenny Blake, Ashley Williams from Wix.com, Alyssa Merwin of LinkedIn, and Bianca Caampued from Small Girls PR. Some key takeaways include: Google yourself….