brunchworks with Spotify and Techstars
Sep
22
11:30 AM11:30

brunchworks with Spotify and Techstars

  • General Assembly Santa Monica (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hosted by brunchwork and General Assembly. Join them for brunchwork’s LA debut - unforgettable brunch with Spotify Head of Strategy & Operations, Creator Services Phillip Eubanks and Techstars Music Director, Jen Hall. Enjoy a fireside chat with Phillip and Jen, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off, all over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal from Sweetgreen.

brunchwork is a community for ambitious professionals. Every week, they host brunches and dinners with industry experts across the country.

Cost: $35, use code BRUNCHWORK20LA for 20% off.
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Mini Photo Sessions with Ilene Squires at Madre Los Angeles
Sep
23
12:30 PM12:30

Mini Photo Sessions with Ilene Squires at Madre Los Angeles

Hosted by Madre Los Angeles. Join them for 15-minute photo sessions with professional photographer Ilene Squires! Whether you need family portraits, headshots, or social media content, Ilene’s got you. Your session includes optional mini hair and makeup by Gamine Beauty, a swag bag, and 5 digital images delivered to you in one week.

Cost: $200
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Future of Women LA September Breakfast
Sep
24
8:30 AM08:30

Future of Women LA September Breakfast

Hosted by Future of Women. An intimate breakfast with some of their favorite women in LA. Join a gathering of incredible LA women to break bread and share ideas one Monday morning once a month. Featuring a delicious breakfast by rockstar female LA chefs while you learn from two LA women who are challenging norms and narratives to make the world a better place. Come with an open mind, ready to learn and share. We're inviting a diverse group of women who will enlighten us with their experiences and perspectives. Start your week off right with good conversation and fresh ideas! This month, they're talking with women innovating in architecture.

Cost: $65
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The Caffeinated Cork's Continued Conversations Over Coffee
Sep
27
10:15 AM10:15

The Caffeinated Cork's Continued Conversations Over Coffee

Hosted by The Caffeinated Cork. Tired of feeling like you want to make a difference and not knowing how? Well you can and it starts with conversation and good coffee! Come in. Have a seat. Connect and get to know one another over a cup of coffee. You’ll chat about diversity through feminism and network by making intentional connections.

Cost: $35
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Thirsty Thursday with BRA
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Thirsty Thursday with BRA

Hosted by BRA. The third Thursday of the month (typically) is when BRA kicks off the weekend. Be ready for laughs, good wine, and badass women! This is an open, no-cost event so if you or someone you know is interested in BRA, come hang with us! It's the perfect opportunity to experience what we have to offer in an informal and fun social setting. 🍺 🍷🍹

Cost: Free
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Startups: Pitching, Fundraising, and Survival II with Women Founders Network
Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

Startups: Pitching, Fundraising, and Survival II with Women Founders Network

  • California NanoSystems Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hosted by Women Founders Network. This two-part workshop is full of the advice you didn’t even know you needed as we focus on the essentials of a successful startup: from setting up your back office, avoiding tax pitfalls, and refining your marketing and social media strategy to perfecting your pitch. Your ticket includes breakfast and lunch.

Cost: $25
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A Celebration of Women in STEM: Ladies Get Paid joins Mayor Garcetti
Sep
15
8:45 AM08:45

A Celebration of Women in STEM: Ladies Get Paid joins Mayor Garcetti

Hosted by WiSTEM LA. Los Angeles is a leader in STEM innovation. WiSTEM L.A. will empower a generation of women to lead L.A.’s STEM revolution through mentorship, networking, and community building. 

To kickoff the WiSTEM Initiative, Mayor Garcetti is hosting a Celebration of Women in STEM at LACMA’s Bing Theater on September 15th. Claire Wasserman, Founder of Ladies Get Paid, will speak about the importance of mentorship, leveraging your network to find opportunities in STEM, and how Ladies Get Paid is partnering with WiSTEM in hosting workshops this year!

Cost: Free
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Women@Forbes and The Riveter Present “How I Pitched This”
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Women@Forbes and The Riveter Present “How I Pitched This”

Hosted by The Riveter. Join them for a discussion about the road to funding. Sara Christensen, is a co-founding Partner of Per Capita Ventures, a private investment company focused on consumer-facing tech, products, and services. Trina Spear is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of FIGS, the medical apparel company that is disrupting the industry, selling directly to the consumer using a data-driven e-commerce platform and focus on fabric, fit and function that meet the unique demands of the medical profession. In this fireside chat, Christensen and Spears will breakdown what made the investment click with moderator Christina Vuleta. What was the pitch? What made it a match? How did relationship grow and what rising founders and funders can learn from their journey. The conversation will dig into what to expect when you are fundraising, what makes for a good pitch and what to look for in a funder.

Cost: Free
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Yes She Can September Monthly Meetup
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

Yes She Can September Monthly Meetup

Every month, we meet up for a morning of co-working and making new friends with fellow entrepreneurs. We keep the group small because a) it's cozier and makes for better conversations, and b) most of us are introverts and would rather be at home in sweatpants than out doing networky things. Wanna hang with us? Here's how it usually goes down:

Date: Friday, September 7th, 2018
Time: 10am-1pm
Location: Industrious Century City (1925 Century Park East, Suite 1700)

The Flow of the Morning
10am-10:30am Arrival
10:30am-10:45am Welcome + brief introductions
10:45am-1pm Co-work, mix + mingle

We welcome all entrepreneurs who share our female-forward mindset and culture of inclusion. (We’re lookin’ at you, women of color, nursing moms, and LGBTQ friends!)

Cost: $22
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Ellevate DTLA Coffee Connection
Sep
6
7:30 AM07:30

Ellevate DTLA Coffee Connection

Hosted by Ellevate. Jumpstart your day and your network with a little coffee talk in the beautiful ambience of the Omni Hotel DTLA. This Ellevate LA event is designed for busy professionals who want to carve out time to expand their network. In honor of International Women's Day, they will be encouraging the discussion of practical ways that women can support each other, mentor each other and make community impact.

Cost: $10 Non-members
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SheEO LA Presents: 2018 Launch Party
Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

SheEO LA Presents: 2018 Launch Party

Hosted by The Riveter and SheEO. Join them for the launch of Radical Generosity, a SheEO 2018 Campaign. Learn how SheEO is changing the landscape for female founders, and have an opportunity to become part of our global network of women supporting women.

Women entrepreneurs have limited access to capital, but the multiplier effect of them achieving financial success is significant, including: freedom from oppression; pay equity and positive HR policies; diverse hiring practices; reduced sexual harassment in the workplace; support of climate change and pro-environment initiatives; and using their success, business platforms and voices to make positive changes. Cocktails and appetizers will be provided, including champagne by Le Grand Cortage and chocolates by KC Chocolatier

A portion of the event proceeds will go towards sponsoring a group of teen girls to be a 2018 Activator, a powerful opportunity for them to learn about investing in women entrepreneurs at an early age!

Cost: $35
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Cocktails and Conversation with Founders and Editor in Chief of Badassery Magazine
Aug
23
6:30 PM18:30

Cocktails and Conversation with Founders and Editor in Chief of Badassery Magazine

Hosted by BRA. Join them for an evening of cocktails, networking and panel discussion with the authors of Badassery Style Community, learn every step Samantha and Kathy took to cultivate a profitable community of fans. They know that building a community is exactly like throwing a party and they want to show you how they have had so much success creating + building their own Badassery community. Your ticket includes cocktails, appetizers, a copy of Badassery Style Community, and a swag bag.

Cost: $35 for BRA members, 50 for non-members
Location: Private residence in Encino. Address provided upon registration.
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Yellow Conference 2018
Aug
23
to Aug 24

Yellow Conference 2018

Hosted by Yellow Co. Join 500 creative, entrepreneurial-minded women in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles for a gathering that is so much more than a conference. This is for the ones who desire to fight for a better tomorrow. The ones who are willing to roll up their sleeves, step out in courage, and use their creativity for good. This is where we come together for the benefit of humankind. This year's theme is "Our Ownership."

Cost: $247 Early Bird, $217 Group Early Bird
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#imakealiving LA Powered by FreshBooks
Aug
22
6:30 PM18:30

#imakealiving LA Powered by FreshBooks

Hosted by Freshbooks. The #imakealiving event brings together a diverse group of creatives, entrepreneurs and small business owners for a lively, candid and often hilarious conversation. Part small business boot camp, part group therapy you’ll leave feeling inspired and motivated. Plus, you’ll get lots of actionable insights to take you and your business to the next level. After the discussion, the event opens up for boozy networking. The theme for LA is: "Creating your brand, how to stand out by being you”

Agenda:
6:30 pm to 6:45 pm - cocktails
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm - panel discussion with Sonja Rasula of Unique, Kristen Pomphrey of PF Candle Co. digital artist and creative Khayyam Wakil, Espree Devora of WeAreLATech.
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm - Q&A
8:30 pm to 10:00 pm - networking with more cocktails

Cost: Free
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Quilt Co-working with Willa Creative in Venice
Aug
22
9:00 AM09:00

Quilt Co-working with Willa Creative in Venice

Hosted by Quilt. Join Willa Creative founders Jhoanna and Ashley for a three-hour co-working session designed to foster connection and encourage productivity. The first hour is focused on women connecting and supporting one another. The rest of the time is designed to encourage productivity through accountability.

Cost: Free for Quilt members
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Quilt Special Chat: Entrepreneurship - Transitioning from Corporate Life to your Passion Full-time
Aug
21
7:00 PM19:00

Quilt Special Chat: Entrepreneurship - Transitioning from Corporate Life to your Passion Full-time

Hosted by Quilt. Join them in the Arts District as Erica Berger, founder of TBD podcast opens her home for an intimate discussion with Sashee Chandran, founder and CEO at Tea Drops where they will discuss a wide range of entrepreneurship topics including transitioning form corporate life, financing your business, and maintaining your sanity while building a business.

Cost: Free for Quilt members
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Summer Soiree: A Mixer for Women (and Allies) in Tech & Entrepreneurship
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

Summer Soiree: A Mixer for Women (and Allies) in Tech & Entrepreneurship

Hosted by The Riveter. Join Girls in Tech Los AngelesBlacks in TechnologyLadies Get PaidLatinas in TechRise of the BullsTechladiesTech4Good LA and WMN Legal at The Riveter West LA for a networking mixer for women (and their allies) in tech and entrepreneurship.

Cost: $8
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The FabFitFun Founder Collective
Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

The FabFitFun Founder Collective

Hosted by FabFitFun. Join them at a private estate in Bel Air for a day of panels, networking, brand experiences, activations and more – all geared toward building a business and growing a brand. Panelists and speakers include Ara Katz (Seed Inc.), Rosie O’Neill (Sugarfina), Michelle Greathouse (Lululemon), Chris Birch (COOLA), Erin Condren, Pavllo Zengo (FOREO) and many more.

Cost: Early Bird $149.99, Regular $189.99, VIP 249.99, use code founder10 for 10% off!
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City of Angels x The Riveter Summer Celebration
Aug
6
11:30 AM11:30

City of Angels x The Riveter Summer Celebration

Hosted by The Riveter and City of Angels. Join them for a Summer Celebration! Mingle with inspirational women and soak up the last days of summer at The Riveter West LA. Meet and greet featured guests including Kara Weber, Founder of Brilliant Ventures and the invite-only leadership collective City of Angels, and Amy Nelson, Founder and CEO of The Riveter.

Cost: $15, free for The Riveter members
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Alternative Equity - Raise Capital Without Angel or Venture Financing
Aug
1
10:00 AM10:00

Alternative Equity - Raise Capital Without Angel or Venture Financing

Hosted by Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator and Make It In LA. This isn't your typical startup event! You’ll review creative equity financing approaches you’ve probably never heard of, strategic investing, family offices, partnering with your suppliers and customers, public offerings on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and reverse mergers. You'll even touch on equity crowdfunding, ICOs, and convertible debt. 

Hear about traditional forms of equity funding and their limitations and downsides. This event will help you think beyond the exit, and explore options for revenue, dividend, and royalty-based structures. Learn to be true to your company’s purpose and grow the pie by sharing ownership in your company.

Cost: $20
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Athena.LA x goop Dinner
Jul
26
6:00 PM18:00

Athena.LA x goop Dinner

Hosted by Athena.la. Join goop & Athena.LA for an evening of networking with women in tech at the goop test kitchen and offices. Get to know the goop tech and product team and meet women in roles such as marketing, engineering, and data science. goop's Chief Content Officer, Elise Loehnen, and CFO, Erica Moore, will share their unique expertise as leaders of one of the most authentic lifestyle brands.

Cost: $20
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Quilt Interactive Fundraising LearnShop
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Quilt Interactive Fundraising LearnShop

Hosted by Quilt. Thinking about raising capital but not sure where to start or if you actually even need to? Or maybe you know you're going to raise, and are already deep into deck building and setting up your first round of investor meetings. Wherever you are on your journey, Quilt co-founders Gianna and Ashley are here to support. Come with your questions, your decks, your thoughts and fears and the founders of Quilt will help guide you.

Cost: $25
Only 12 seats available. Register here.

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Ladies Get Paid Town Hall: How To Elevate Yourself in a Male-Dominated Workplace
Jul
17
6:30 PM18:30

Ladies Get Paid Town Hall: How To Elevate Yourself in a Male-Dominated Workplace

Hosted by Ladies Get Paid. Microagressions, mansplaining and harrassment are among the daily obstacles women face in the workplace (and that's on top of trying to get paid what you deserve). These hinderences are multiplied when you're in an industry that skews male. We don't have time to wait for the world to catch up. In this Town Hall, the focus will be on tactics to overcome these invediable situations, how to prepare yourself before they even happen, and strategies to keep keeping on.

Key takeaways:

  • How to identify and react to various workplace aggressions

  • How to discuss, confront and defend workplace communication without fear of being derided as whiny, bitchy or aggressive

  • How to find your workplace allies (and be one!)

  • Loss of power and how to get it back

Cost: $15
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Yes She Can July Monthly Meetup
Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

Yes She Can July Monthly Meetup

Every month, we meet up for a morning of coworking and making new friends with fellow entrepreneurs at The Riveter, an inclusive, female-forward coworking space in West LA. We keep the group small because a) it's cozier and makes for better conversations, and b) most of us are introverts and would rather be at home in sweatpants than out doing networky things. Wanna hang with us? Here's how it usually goes down:

Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 10am-1pm
Location: The Riveter Marina Del Rey (4505 Glencoe Ave)

The Flow of the Morning
10am-10:30am Arrival
10:30am-10:45am Welcome + brief introductions
10:45am-1pm Co-work, mix + mingle

We welcome all entrepreneurs who share our female-forward mindset and culture of inclusion. (We’re lookin’ at you, women of color, nursing moms, and LGBTQ friends!)

Cost: $22
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LUMI Talk Shop with Talk Shop with Virginia Bauman and Iris Bainum-Houle, Founders of Cuties
Jul
12
6:30 PM18:30

LUMI Talk Shop with Talk Shop with Virginia Bauman and Iris Bainum-Houle, Founders of Cuties

Hosted by LUMI. Virginia Bauman and Iris Bainum-Houle are the founders of Cuties, a queer-owned and operated coffee shop in East Hollywood. Serving up more than a cup of joe, Cuties opens up their commercial space for monthly events geared towards the LGBTQ+ community. Virginia is the former director of digital product for Blue Bottle and co-founder of subscription startup, Tonx Coffee. The idea for Cuties came from hosting monthly gatherings with Iris. LUMI's welcoming them to share their story about founding Cuties, organizing community events, and sharing their entrepreneurial journeys.

Cost: Free
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Quilt 1:1 LearnShop on Fundraising and Community Building
Jul
12
8:30 AM08:30

Quilt 1:1 LearnShop on Fundraising and Community Building

Like 1:1 office hours with Quilt co-founder, Ashley. Book this time with her if you're interested in expanding your knowledge about community development and how it translates to your business, or role in your company OR if you have questions about fundraising and investor relations. Come with questions ready and I'll answer to the best of her ability!

Cost: $9 for first time Quilters, free for members
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Quilt Co-Working with Leigh in Venice
Jul
3
11:00 AM11:00

Quilt Co-Working with Leigh in Venice

Hosted by Quilt for members only. A 4-hour coworking session designed to foster connection and encourage productivity. The first hour is focused on women connecting and supporting one another. The rest of the time is designed to encourage productivity through accountability. Quilt sessions are structured this way so that we can make the most out of the day. Connection and productivity is essential for professional growth and support and accountability is essential for a community.

Cost: $9 for first-timersf
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Yes She Can Co-Work Week at The Riveter
Jun
25
to Jun 29

Yes She Can Co-Work Week at The Riveter

Girl, you can co-work with us. Yes She Can is excited to partner with The Riveter and offer our community an exclusive one-week membership experience at their brand new West LA location! You’ll have access to their inviting workspaces, expert programming, and unparalleled member benefits in a professional community during the week of June 25th-29th.

The Riveter is a female-forward coworking space based out of Seattle. They've just landed in LA on Barrington and Olympic, and we couldn't be happier to have a hub for like-minded, entrepreneurial men and women. Between high-impact programming and a variety of flexible memberships, it's a breath of fresh air to have a co-working space that actually gets us (and isn't pink). Yay!

Cost: Free
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Future of Women LA June Breakfast
Jun
25
8:30 AM08:30

Future of Women LA June Breakfast

Hosted by Future of Women. An intimate breakfast with some of their favorite women in LA. Join a gathering of incredible LA women to break bread and share ideas one Monday morning once a month. Featuring a delicious breakfast by rockstar female LA chefs while you learn from two LA women who are challenging norms and narratives to make the world a better place. Come with an open mind, ready to learn and share. We're inviting a diverse group of women who will enlighten us with their experiences and perspectives. Start your week off right with good conversation and fresh ideas!

This month, they're talking about women in sports, featuring Alyssa Roenigk, author, broadcast journalist, and ESPN senior writer, and Elena Hight, professional snowboarder and two-time Olympian.

Cost: $35
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Ladies Get Coffee!
Jun
22
8:00 AM08:00

Ladies Get Coffee!

Hosted by Ladies Get Paid. They've teamed up with coworking space Outsite to host their monthly coffee meetup to fuel your Friday. Wrap up your week with a cup of coffee or a fresh juice. Bring, friends and coworkers. Female-identifying and nonbinary folks are welcome. Please make sure to RSVP as space is limited.

Cost: Free
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