WSWE is a vibrant networking group which draws value from member interaction. We continue to evaluate the appropriate format for our events on a monthly basis. We plan a full year of fun, informative meetings and events for your personal and business growth. All meetings are FREE for WSWE members! Many of our meetings are also open to paid guests.
Interested in coming as a guest? More info here. www.wswe.org/guests
Questions or suggestions on upcoming events? Contact our Programming Chair.
QUARTERLY BREAKFAST MEETINGS
For 2022-2023, we will be meeting in September, October, March and June. Our meetings are scheduled to be in person, but we can pivot to Zoom should circumstances require.
IN PERSON FORMAT:
8:30 – 9:00 Networking and breakfast
9:00 – 9:30 Announcements and member introductions
9:30– 10:30 Program
Cost: Members FREE | Guests $40 in advance | Location Hyatt Lodge in Oakbrook, IL
9:00 – 9:15 Announcements and member introductions
9:15 – 10:30 Program
Cost: Members FREE | Guests $15 in advance
EVENING GET-TOGETHERS (In person and/or via Zoom)
June – Annual Celebration Dinner
December – Holiday Party
April – Spring Mixer
Periodic Happy Hours
All evening locations, costs, and other details to be announced.
August 31, 2022 @ 8:30 am Walk with Entreprenuers and Tailgate Breakfast- (Free to All- Registration Required.) Come and walk, eat or both, with dynamic entrepreneurs. SIGN UP HERE
September 27, 2022 @ 8:30 am – Learn how to use Yoga in the workplace to ease your relieve your stress. REGISTER HERE
October 27, 2022 @ 8:30 am – WSWE Writing and Creativity Workshop to Advance Your Business with Katie O’Connell. REGISTER HERE
Book Club Discussion
Join us as we discuss “Brave not Perfect” by Reshma Saujani. This book contains valuable inspiration from a woman who knows what it’s like to be brave, not perfect, in her own business.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Being Mindful of Wellness
WSWE Member Panelists present information about Health and Wellness for Body and Mind
Thursday, March 17, 2022
You Have a Website, Now What?
Madhoolica Dear, Owner of OrangeSpike Inc., gives best practices for your website’s effectiveness
Thursday, February, 17, 2022
WSWE Member Holiday Party
Members celebrate the holidays together at Davanti Enoteca
Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021
Finish the Year Strong
With Abby Scanlan and Aisha McBurrows from WBDC
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021
Decoding the Finance Game
With Geri Stengel, President of Ventureneer
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
Women Sharing Wisdom
Lessons Learned from Research to Launch
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021
What About Our Stress? Making Our Way Back and Rekindling Our Vitality
With Guest Speaker Dr. Theresa Schultz
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Our WSWE June Dinner Celebration
An al fresco dinner at Roberto’s Ristorante in Elmhurst
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Get to Know the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC)
With Guest Speaker, Aisha McBurrows
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Women Sharing Wisdom: Overcoming Life’s Tough Challenges
Facilitated by Pamela Krikorian and based on Marie Forleo’s blog post, “4 Simple Mantras to Help You Overcome Any Challenge”
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Refresh and Reverberate: Showing Off Your Brand in a Digital World
With Sarah Corbin
Thursday, February 18, 2021
5 Steps to a Life and Business You Love
With Heather Vickery, Founder of Vickery and Co. and Executive Producer of The Brave Files Podcast
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Sharing Holiday Cheer: Member-Only Festive Happy Hour – Online
WSWE members gather online for an informal happy hour and sharing what makes them joyful this season.
Thursday, December, 17, 2020
You Have a Website… Now What?
With Madhoolica Dear, Owner of OrangeSpike, Inc., a website development company, sharing a wealth of information about best practices.
Thursday, November, 19, 2020
Women Sharing Wisdom: Resilience and Changing Course
Online gathering to discuss how we’ve weathered “pandemic life” both professionally and personally, managed change and come out stronger.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Growing Your Business: How to Be Successful in Trying Times
Panelists Aileen Gilpin, Owner of AGilpin Consultants, Maria Onesto Moran, Founder/Owner of Green Home Experts, and Jennifer Conroyd, Founder/Owner of Fluid Running share how they are taking their businesses to the next level and lessons they have learned along the way.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
The EQ (Emotional Quotient) Factor: The Key to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur
With Val Spiropoulos, Psychotherapist and Owner of The Centered Entrepreneur, explains how our emotional intelligence is the key to growing a successful business.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
How to Increase Your Visibility to Rockstar Status
With Vanessa Cabrera, Award-winning marketing consultant, social media and email strategist, and dynamic speaker presents 4 Simple Steps to help amplify our online visibility and position us as the go-to experts in our industries.
Thursday, July 16, 2020