Recent Events

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….

Event Recap: UWIB DC & 1776: When to Take the Leap in Your Career: United Women in Business & 1776 Event

On Thursday March 13th, over 175 professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs gathered for “When to Take the Leap in Your Career” hosted by UWIB and 1776. The event provided attendees with inspiration and actionable knowledge of how and when to take strategic, smart career risks.  The keynote speaker, Marla Malcolm Beck,…

Event Recap: UWIB Chicago and goldplaited Present “Gal on the Go”

20 people attended an evening of glam hosted by UWIB at goldplaited, a finishing salon in Lakeview! Salon co-owners Mal and Corinna told us about their entrepreneurial roots and their passion for hair and make-up. Guests were treated to wonderful hair and make-up demos geared toward the “gal on the…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: The Savvy Girl’s Guide to being Financially Fearless

To kick off the new year, UWIB NYC hosted The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Being Financially Fearless featuring LearnVest CEO Alexa von Tobel. Over snacks and drinks at Pioneers Bar NYC, Alexa shared tips and tricks to maintaining a budget, investing for your future, and feeling good about your money. The…