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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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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 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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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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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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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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Athena.LA Dinner Hosted by Magento - Getting to the C-Suite
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Athena.LA Dinner Hosted by Magento - Getting to the C-Suite

Hosted by Athena.LA and Magento. Join them for an evening of networking with women in tech and start-ups at the Magento LA offices. Meet fellow women in engineering, product management, marketing, sales, and operations over Beyoncé tunes & rosé wine. Magento's CMO, Andrea Ward, and General Counsel, Aparna Bawa will join us for a fireside chat where they will discuss the key turning points in their career that helped elevate them to the vaunted C-Suite.

Athena.LA is a clique free zone. We facilitate a supportive, welcoming environment, so feel free to come solo or with a friend! Please note that we are a completely inclusive community and all gender affiliations are welcome and encouraged at Athena.LA events. We also welcome those who are pursuing careers in technology.

Cost: $20
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Women in VR/AR - LA Meetup
Jun
14
7:00 PM19:00

Women in VR/AR - LA Meetup

Hosted by The Riveter. Join Women in VR/AR at The Riveter in West LA for a panel and networking event featuring innovators and entrepreneurs specializing in virtual and augmented reality. We'll hear about their work in immersive technologies, their experiences building companies, and their insights on the future of the industry. We will also have VR/AR demos available.

Panelists include:
Ashley Crowder, Co-Founder and CEO of VNTANA
Allison Wood, Founder and CEO of Camera IQ
Jessie Kim, Co-Founder and CEO of

Cost: Free
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LUMI Talk Shop with Gloria Noto, founder of NOTO Botanics
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

LUMI Talk Shop with Gloria Noto, founder of NOTO Botanics

Hosted by LUMI. Since striking out on her on, leading industry makeup artist, Gloria Noto, built a celebrity client list and portfolio that includes covers of Vogue and Elle. In 2016, she launched her all gender-fluid cosmetics line, NOTO Botanics. It’s a minimalist's dream with actually-good-for-you serums, multi-tasking sticks, and oils. She's cutting through the industry noise by building a transparent and inclusive brand, ask her how she did it in this open-invite, Q&A style talk.

Cost: Free
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Being a Boss Ain't Easy
Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

Being a Boss Ain't Easy

Hosted Bossed UpNorthwestern Mutual, and WMN Legal at The Riveter. Join them for an all-star panel on THE REAL Entrepreneurial Story. Building your business as a female entrepreneur ain’t all Insta-worthy moments. We’re so excited to interview the women behind Harper Wilde, the online shop that’s bringing you affordable, simple, bras in your skin tone. They’ll be sharing their come-up story and answering questions on how they financed their business, what legal issues they needed to consider, and how the heck they’re managing to create a sustainable business and craft healthy and happy lives. 

Meet incredible women doing amazing things in Los Angeles, CA as you join our growing community of courageous, ambitious women leading BOSS lives and crafting their careers with passion and purpose. Bites and beverages provided.

Cost: $15, $20 Bring a Gal Pal (2 tickets at $10 each), $10 For Insiders with code LABOSSJUNE, and FREE for Riveter members!
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Mamas Making It Summit by Fashion Mamas
Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

Mamas Making It Summit by Fashion Mamas

Hosted by Fashion Mamas. Join Fashion Mamas at The Line Hotel for its second annual Mamas Making It Summit, featuring a day of inspiring panels starring dynamic women who are experts in brilliant branding, creative content, superior social media, feel-good philanthropy, essential self-care, and more key fields. They're all ready to help you take your business to the next level. Oh, and they're all mothers.

Cost: $200 General Admission, $275 Reserved Seating.
View the full schedule and buy your tickets here.

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Unicorn Academy: Wellness for Your Business and You
Jun
1
10:00 AM10:00

Unicorn Academy: Wellness for Your Business and You

Hosted by Legal Unicorn Society. Whether you are just beginning to make moves or are already up-and-running, this all day workshop will explore some of the most important steps you need to take to build your business and take care of yourself along the way. 

Legal Unicorn Society is a network of socially conscious lawyers and professionals and are partnered with General Assembly to host Unicorn Academy – a full day of wellness for entrepreneurs, including speakers, professional panels, interactive content, sponsored lunch, and breakout sessions covering accounting, legal, branding, marketing, and wellness.

Cost: $100
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Startups: Pitching, Fundraising and Survival
May
30
9:00 AM09:00

Startups: Pitching, Fundraising and Survival

Hosted by Women Founders Network. Join them at CNSI at UCLA for a day of education for female founders. Get insights on fundraising from the Women Founders Network (WFN) 2017 Fast Pitch winner, Sashee Chandran of Tea Drops, and a great lineup of accounting, HR and legal professionals. The COO of the SA&M Preccelerator will also be here to share best practices for creating your pitch deck.

Cost: Free
Space is limited. Register here.

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Athena.LA Dinner Hosted by Chewse Featuring Lumi and The Flex Company
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Athena.LA Dinner Hosted by Chewse Featuring Lumi and The Flex Company

Hosted by Athena.LA and General Assembly. Tracy Lawrence, co-founder & CEO at Chewse, will keynote her talk, “Feminine Capitalism: Out for Blood Isn’t the Only Way.” Tracy will share her innovative approach to diversity in the workplace - from bringing your whole-self to work to promoting equality through salary transparency. Lauren Schulte, co-founder & CEO of The Flex Company, and Jesse Genet, co-founder & CEO of Lumi, will join for a breakout session moderated by Amy Raymond Cohn of Ugh Ventures Consulting. In addition to an inspiring, thought-provoking program, there will be plenty of networking with women in tech/startups including female founders, software engineers, product managers, and marketers over Beyoncé tunes, Chewse food, and wine. Women and people of color who are pursuing careers in tech are encouraged to attend.

Cost: FREE
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WMN Legal + Our Sacred Women Present "Do I Need a Lawyer For That?" Powered by Savoir Collab
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

WMN Legal + Our Sacred Women Present "Do I Need a Lawyer For That?" Powered by Savoir Collab

  • Walker, Stevens Cannom & Yang LLP (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hosted by Walker, Stevens Cannom & Yang LLP. Running a business is hard. Learning and navigating your legal options as female business owner is an added challenge and one that can be overwhelming as well as pricey. Join WMN Legal and Our Sacred Women as they host a valuable presentation on essential legal steps for business owners featuring the expertise of two top female attorneys from woman-owned boutique law firm Walker, Stevens, Cannom & Yang LLP. You will also hear candid, real-world experiences from female founders Eileen Rosete of Our Sacred Women, Sienna Babb of WMN Legal, and Tamalin Srisook of Savior Collab, and walk away with the information and confidence to empower yourself and your business.

Come prepared with questions for the Q&A portion of the program and enjoy delicious eats and drinks from local woman-owned businesses while you connect with fellow entrepreneurs. This unique and substantive event will have limited seating to ensure attendees have quality time to connect with our guest attorneys.

Cost: $45
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Ladies Get Paid Town Hall: (Side) Hustling Like a Boss
Apr
19
6:30 PM18:30

Ladies Get Paid Town Hall: (Side) Hustling Like a Boss

Hosted by Ladies Get Paid and General Assembly Santa Monica. At this town hall, budding entrepreneurs and freelancers alike can learn the skills necessary to transform your side hustle into your full-time gig. Their panelists will share their experiences and offer tips around setting up your business, marketing your brand and attracting your first clients, and overcoming the early challenges any new business will face.

Cost: $15
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Equal Pay Day Panel with Ellevate and Savoir Collab
Apr
10
6:30 PM18:30

Equal Pay Day Panel with Ellevate and Savoir Collab

Hosted by Ellevate Network and Savoir Collab at Industrious West Hollywood. Equal Pay Day is a reminder that American women are paid 20-40% less than their white male colleagues. Join Savoir Collab and Ellevate Network on Equal Pay Day to discuss pay equity, negotiating at work, and closing the wage gap once and for all. Laura Youngkin from The Brave Millennial will be in conversation with entrepreneurs Toni Purry [My Hype Book], Veronica Gonzales [Casa Mia] and Jeni Lambertson [Constellation Co.], to discuss their experiences and best advice when it comes to earning your worth. 

6:30-7pm Network over light refreshments
7-8pm  Equal Pay Day panel
8-8:30pm  Network and discuss

Cost: $25
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Know Your Workplace Rights: Presented by WMN Legal & The Brave Millennial
Mar
27
6:30 PM18:30

Know Your Workplace Rights: Presented by WMN Legal & The Brave Millennial

 Hosted by WMN Legal and The Brave Millennial. Have you ever encountered a complicated situation at work and wanted the advice of an attorney? Join employment attorneys Jennifer Pucher and Elvis Tran, WMN Legal Founder Sienna Babb, and moderator Laura Youngkin of The Brave Millennial, as they discuss navigating bias, discrimination, harassment and more in the workplace. The panel discussion will be followed by a short Q&A. This event is being hosted by our generous partners at Industrious West Hollywood.

Cost: $30
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Talk Shop at Lumi HQ
Mar
22
6:30 PM18:30

Talk Shop at Lumi HQ

Hosted by Lumi. Talk Shop is Lumi's monthly speaker series where LA entrepreneurs and creatives tell all. This month, Talk Shop is with Katie Wilson, founder of The Good Twin. Katie Wilson is the owner and operator of The Good Twin, a paper goods line that launched in May of 2014. An illustrator for 10 years, she's built an LA-based brand of candy-colored prints and hand-drawn stationery. Nearly four years into the business, The Good Twin just moved into a larger studio space. At this open invite talk, come ask her about the growth of her business, how she stays creative, and if she really is a twin (she is).

Wine, cheese and mingling at 6:30pm. Talk is at 7:00pm.

Cost: FREE
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Athena.LA Dinner Hosted By Amazon Web Services Featuring Skylar Body
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Athena.LA Dinner Hosted By Amazon Web Services Featuring Skylar Body

Hosted by Athena.LA and Amazon Web Services. Join Athena.LA, an organization supporting women in tech, in Playa Vista for the first dinner of the year hosted by Amazon Web Services. Network with fellow software engineers, product managers, marketers, and analysts over wine and bites. Featured keynote speaker is Cat Chen, founder of Skylar Body, a direct to consumer fragrance company who recently raised funding from Upfront Ventures.

Cost: $20
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Business for Good: How to Use Business to Make the World Better, Powered by Savoir Collab
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Business for Good: How to Use Business to Make the World Better, Powered by Savoir Collab

Hosted by Defining Good, powered by Savoir Collab. Join for a short panel discussion with experts who are using business to make the world better: Jess Puccinelli, Founder of Haute Hope, Gloria Hwang, Founder of Thousand, Sadie Morgan, Content Strategist for The Honest Company, Mo Seetubtim, Founder of The Happiness Planner and Rachael Parker-Chavez, Founder of Defining: Good.

If you're looking to build positive impact into your business, start a business that contributes to the greater good, interested in working at a conscious company or simply in learning more about how to be a conscious consumer, this event is for YOU. Held at the new Industrious West Hollywood location, this will be a day of connection, lessons, and growth.

Cost: $35 Early Bird until 3/11, $45 Regular
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Fireside Chat: How to Use Collaboration to Propel Your Fashion Business
Mar
3
12:00 PM12:00

Fireside Chat: How to Use Collaboration to Propel Your Fashion Business

  • 10317 Jefferson Boulevard Culver City, CA, 90232 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hosted by StartUp Fashion. Join StartUp FASHION and Collaboration Expert Baily Hancock for an open discussion and Q+A, How to Use the Art of Collaboration to Propel Your Fashion Business to New Heights! Learn how to plan, prepare, and launch a collaboration strategy for your business that will help you to increase brand awareness, reach financial goals, and connect with new markets.

Cost: $10
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"Pass the Mic" Straight Talk: Power + Influence
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

"Pass the Mic" Straight Talk: Power + Influence

Hosted by Lean in Los Angeles and Savoir Collab. In celebration of International Women's Day, they're hosting hosting an in-depth conversation with influential women about their journey and how others have helped them achieve success and how are they using their new position of power and influence to help others and improve their communities.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Emiliana Guereca, Co-Executive Director, Women's March Los Angeles
Sonny Ruscha Granande, Kristen Stegemoeller & Tera Uhlinger, Founders of SexyBeast
Laci Jordan of Creator/Designer/Activist at So Laci Like
Natasha Case, Founder of Coolhaus

Cost: $25 Early Bird, $40 Regular
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Quilt Special Coffee + Chat: Founder of Project Heal
Mar
1
8:00 AM08:00

Quilt Special Coffee + Chat: Founder of Project Heal

Hosted by Quilt. After Weight Watchers decided to offer free diet memberships to 10 millions teens, @projectheal, along with leading academics in the field, and prominent influencers like Jen Siebel Newsom and Camila Mendes published an open letter to dieters on @refinery29. They're launching the #donewithdieting movement, and inviting people to share stories on social about how dieting has negatively impacted their lives. Join Kristina, co-founder of @projectheal, and Quilt co-founder @ashleyjsumner, for a conversation on body image, health at every size and eating disorder prevention. Open to Quilt members and the Project Heal community.

Cost: Free for Quilt members
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