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7Sisters LIVE@Pace

Lately there’s been a lot of talk about women’s issues, gender equality, and female empowerment, but has anybody really been listening? Or doing anything about it?

The 7Sisters project is proud to be partnering with Pace University’s Women’s Leadership Institute on October 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. to host 7Sisters LIVE@Pace at the Pace Student Union.

On the set of 7Sisters LIVE@Pace it’ll be all ears (and cameras). Finally, women like you will have a live forum to share thoughts, opinions, and experiences—AND BE HEARD—in a groundbreaking, live media event. If you are a Pace student, you can register here.

Women + Media = Power
Fast paced and unscripted, like social media but in person, 7Sisters LIVE Summits are a new, edgy talk-show-style conference for college-age girls. Combining a talk show setup with real-life experiences of the audience, each four-hour Summit features rotating panels of 5 girls sharing their stories in front of the audience, while female student filmmakers capture the excitement for online streaming and sharing.

Join the Conversation. Be Heard.
Share your feelings on what matters to you-from partying to peer pressure, body image to bullying, and fashion to food, we invite female students to share their thoughts on everything from the role of women in society, to how to shatter the glass ceiling to why the November elections matter.

Check out 7Sisters. We’re using the power of the collective to transform the narrative on what matters to girls. 

 

Event Details

What: The world premiere of Ladies First: Saudi Arabia's Female Candidates

Followed by a Q&A with the journalists who created the film, and special guests.

When: Friday, October 14 at 7:00pm

Where: LeFrak Theater (American Museum of Natural History, 77th Street Entrance)

For Tickets -- use code MEAD10 for 30% off

Click here for more details. 

About the film

We may think we know what it is like to be a woman in Saudi Arabia. Women must all cover up in public. Women cannot drive nor can they travel without the permission of a man. Women are restricted in work, and study, and social activities. But Saudi women, like women anywhere, are dreamers and fighters, eager to have a voice. The New York Times' Mona El-Naggar takes us inside the kingdom and introduces us to three proud and dynamic women, each determined to test the bounds of her society in different ways. The setting is a city council election in Riyadh, where in 2015 Saudi women were allowed to vote and run for office for the first time. While they could finally participate, though, they could not actually campaign in public. "Ladies First" offers a riveting and intimate view of the complex and largely inaccessible world of Saudi women, chronicling this remarkable first effort of women to claim a place on the political stage of their nation.

Following the screening, The Times's journalists who created the film will share how they achieved such rare access to ordinary Saudi women. They will also be joined by panel of experts to discuss the broader issues of democracy and women's rights in the Middle East.

Co-Presented by The New York Times and the American Museum of Natural History's Margaret Mead Film Festival.

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre

presents

Written by Harrison David Rivers
Directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges

National Black Theatre Inc., 2031 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10035
www.nationalblacktheatre.org
Limited engagement October 19th thru November 20th

Retha and Nina Baker have always been close—folding laundry together, chasing fireflies together, and enduring the summer heat together. But when their mother dies unexpectedly and their neighbor, George, returns home from college, the sisters’ relationship begins to fray and long-held desires threaten to tear them apart. Set on the outskirts of an all-black town in rural Kansas, SWEET is a coming of age story about the sacrifices we make to hold on to the ones we love.

ALL PREVIEWS: $20 tickets from October 19th – 21st (no code required)

Special Offer:
$25 (reg. $35) – October 23rd thru November 13th

TWO EASY WAYS TO REDEEM:

 

ONLINE: Visit Nationalblacktheatre.org and use code RISE

PHONE: Call 212-352-3101 and mention code RISE

 

Restrictions: Phone and Online Service Fees will be applied at checkout.  Subject to availability. Not valid on prior purchase.  Offer cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions.  Additional blackout dates and restrictions may apply. No refunds or exchanges. Offer may be revoked at any time.  Code not valid November 14th through November 20th. 

Groups of 15 or more: $15 tickets

Schedule & pricing may change at any time.  Not available during previews (Oct 19 – Oct 21) or on Opening Night (October 22nd at 7:30PM). Group pricing for the final week of performances (November 14th – November 20th) must be purchased by November 1st.  After this point, regular price resumes for that week regardless of ticket quantity.  Submit order by fax to (212) 860-8004 or email your request to denzel@nationalblacktheatre.org 

 

Link for Ovationtix.com: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/34282/1475294400000

PRWeek will honor past Matrix Winners Lisa Caputo, Margaret Booth and Patrice Tanaka at the 4th Annual Hall of Fame of dinner on December 5, 2016. Please click here for more details. 

 

 

 


 



The skills and insights of an MBA are so invaluable that the earlier you can have an MBA is better for you. If you’re contemplating whether to make the MBA a priority in 2016, consider the pros and cons of studying for an MBA. Achieving career goals doesn’t take place overnight, so if you have a plan, why not make it a priority for this year. 
As the saying from Og Mandino goes “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later”.

The QS World MBA Tour will be in New York on Saturday, September 24th and you can meet face-to-face with admissions directors from a range of top business schools. This event is a one-stop shop for all of your MBA needs – it will provide you with a platform where you can network with admissions directors, get advice from experts and discover the best MBA option for you. 

What’s best is that for members of NYWIC  can gain exclusive free entry to the event (a saving of $15). All you need to do is show this email at the entry of the event.

As an attendee, you will be eligible to apply for exclusive MBA scholarships worth $1.7M.                                                                   

Click HERE to register for free for the World MBA Tour New York: 

Get the most out of the event:
•    Meet admissions directors from top local and international business schools
•    Attend a free GMAT seminar hosted by GMAC - the creators of the exam
•    Meet with top tier MBA alumni from Harvard, Wharton and Columbia hosted by Admit Advantage
•    Find out how to apply for a pool of exclusive MBA scholarships worth $1.7M, in order to finance your MBA
•    Get one-to-one expert advice on your MBA essays, applications and interviews
•    Attend an Executive MBA forum to learn more about suitable study options for professionals with 6+ years of work experience
•    Attend an inspirational Women in Leadership forum

Business schools attending include:
*Wharton, *Columbia, NYU Stern, Cornell Univ. – Johnson, Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper, Boston Univ. – Questrom, Emory University – Goizueta, London Business School, INSEAD, UCLA Anderson, New York Institute of Technology, St John's University – Tobin, George Washington Univ., Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim, Pepperdine University – Graziadio, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, UMass-Amherst, SMU Cox, Rice Univ. – Jones, College of William and Mary – Mason, Temple Univ. – Fox, Univ. of Minnesota – Carlson, Texas A&M University – Mays, Univ. of San Diego-Rady, Univ. of California, McGill University-Desautels, Cambridge Univ. – Judge, The London School of Economics and Political Science, Said Business School, HEC Paris, INSEAD, IE IESE, RSM Erasmus – Rotterdam and many more

In addition to the QS World MBA Tour New York, we also host a Connect 121 event in New York where it might benefit the members of this meet up group who has more than 5 years of working experience.

Connect 121 New York – Saturday, September 24th at Hilton New York (10:00am-2:00pm)

The Connect 1-2-1 event is a perfect forum to meet admissions directors for personal meetings. Candidates and business schools meet at a dedicated time-slot for 30 minute one-to-one sessions. After signing up for the event, the Connect 1-2-1 team will be in touch with you to match you up with specific schools that you are interested in and will arrange meetings for you to attend on the day. 

Click HERE to register for free for Connect 121 New York: 

Connect 121 Business Schools:

Cornell Univ. Johnson, UCLA Anderson, Temple Univ.- Fox, Univ. of Miami, Univ. of Minnesota Carlson, Arizona State Univ. – W.P. Carey, Hult, McGill University-Desautels, Imperial College Business School, Cambridge University – Judge, IE, IESE, SDA Bocconi, ESCP Europe, ESSEC Business School, HKUST Business School and many more

 

Women who are successful leaders are generally also great communicators and influencers. Become a better leader and achieve your goals by improving your communications and human relations skills with Dale Carnegie Training. Exclusively for NYWICI members, three Dale Carnegie programs at the special price of $3,199 ($4,850). Contact us at 212.750.4455 to learn more! This offer expires Friday, October 7, 2016. 

For the month of July MORRIAR is partnering with Win to create Beauty Bags for homeless women in New York City! 

Since 1983,  Win  has been providing women & children with safe housing and vital programs to break the cycle of homelessness. Today, the organization houses 4,700 men, women & children across NYC! We believe EVERY WOMAN deserves to feel clean & beautiful! Your contribution will provide women with many of the basic but necessary items we take for granted. 

Our Beauty Bags will include: razors, deodorant, soap,sanitary napkins, a tooth brush & tooth paste, a brush & comb set, lotion, powder and face wash!

IF YOU ARE IN THE NEW YORK AREA AND WOULD LIKE TO DONATE UNUSED ITEMS, CONTACT ARIEL MORRIAR.

HELP GIVE HER A BEAUTY BAG by donating today! Click HERE to donate.

A New Comedy by Israel Horovitz

Directed by Barnet Kellman
Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street
www.cherrylanetheatre.org
Extended by Popular Demand through July 31st!

Escape to Paris this summer with this world premiere comedy

Four women arrive in Paris for the funeral of a 100 year-old man who loved each of them - at times variously, at times simultaneously. For 24 hours they share his apartment, delicious secrets and a dead cat.  Out of the Mouths of Babes features a cast starring Oscar winner and 5-time Tony nominee Estelle Parsons, 2-time Tony winner Judith Ivey, along with Angelina Fiordellisi and Francesca Choy-Kee.

“Fantastical comedy with an excellent cast including Judith Ivey and Estelle Parsons.”
- The New York Times

“Fabulous show. Go see it!”
- Joy Behar

"Supremely silly...plenty of laughs. The cast includes two of our finest stage actresses, Estelle Parsons and Judith Ivey."
- The Hollywood Reporter

"Two hardy reasons to shuffle down to the historic Cherry Lane Theatre. One is the four accomplished actresses. The other is the playwright himself. You will be sweetly and happily entertained."
- Rex Reed, The New York Observer

Special Offer:
$49 (reg. $65) – now to July 17
$55 (Reg. $65) July 20 to July 31

THREE EASY WAYS TO REDEEM:

 

ONLINE: Visit CherryLaneTheatre.org and use code BRR49

PHONE: Call 866-811-4111 and mention code BRR49

IN PERSON: Visit the Cherry Lane Theatre Box Office with print out of offer. 

                                                                                                                                            

Restrictions: $1 facility fee per ticket will be added in addition to Phone and Online Service Fees.  Subject to availability. Not valid on prior purchase.  Offer cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions.  Additional blackout dates and restrictions may apply. No refunds or exchanges. Offer may be revoked at any time.   

Running With Heels is delighted to partner with New York City IVF to offer a complimentary dinner party for qualified guests*.

“Fertility for Career Women: Fertility Preservation and Your Options” with Dr. Amr Azim

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Rafele Ristorante
29 Seventh Avenue South at Morton Street, NYC

To qualify for this complimentary event, you must meet all of the following criteria:

-Be a female between the age of 28-42 years old
-Be currently employed
-Reside in NY, NJ or CT
-Send an email to apply by confirming you meet all of the above listed criteria and citing your interest in attending the dinner to info@running-with-heels.com with “NYCIVF” in the subject line. Please note capacity is limited and only those applicants accepted will receive a confirmation email.

Dr. Amr Azim is board certified in obstetrics & gynecology as well as reproductive endocrinology & infertility. He has special training and expertise in assisted reproduction and preservation of fertility.
He completed a residency in obstetrics & gynecology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College. This was followed by a three-year fellowship at Cornell.

He has extensive experience in IVF in women with low response to ovarian stimulation, preservation of fertility including egg freezing, ovarian stimulation in estrogen sensitive cancers (e.g breast cancer).

His research interests include improving outcomes in women with diminished ovarian reserve and oocyte cryopreservation. His research has been published in many leading journals as The Journal of Clinical Oncology, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and Fertility & Sterility. He has lectured to physicians, nurses and genetic counselors and patients around the world on the subject of fertility preservation. He is also a reviewer for Fertility Sterility journal and The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Dr. Azim is a fellow of The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The American Society for Reproductive medicine and The Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

We are excited to announce the Spring NYC Startup Job Fair and are now accepting registrations for Job Seekers. Secure your spot today! The NYC Startup Job Fair connects top talent job seekers with exciting NYC-area startups. The event is open to startups of all growth stages and job seekers of all experience levels. Since 2009, we have hosted events in BostonSan FranciscoToronto, and Chicago. Past exhibitors have included Meetup, Vimeo, General Assembly, About.com and many more!

 

Share with friends and colleagues through FacebookTwitterInstagram Showcasing both developer and non-developer jobs Past NYC event photos and video Registrations accepted on rolling basis, limited spots are available Questions? – please contact questions@startupjobfair.org   Interested in becoming a volunteer? Sign up here Additional Information can be found at the website: http://nyc.startupjobfair.org/   Thank You to Our Venue Partner: IAC Building    

Want to develop your startup skills?

Learn how to code, design, market and more at General Assembly

http://learn.generalassemb.ly/startup-job-fair

 

WHEN
Friday, April 8, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT) - Add to Calendar

WHERE IAC - 555 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011 - View Map

For more info and to register pleae click HERE

Ogilvy PR has partnered with WIE Network to host a talk on Staying Ahead Of Media Trends - Traditional, Digital, Social, with senior executives from leading media brands.

The talk will discuss the secret sauce to creating viral content, how brands can best connect with audiences and the shifting media landscape. Executives will be discussing all aspects of today’s media model including editorial and native content.

We think this may be of interest to your members, here is a discount code for tickets: WIEN20 (for 20% off)

Details below.

•              Moderator: Jennifer Risi, Head of Ogilvy Media Influence

•              Callie Schweitzer, Editorial Director of Audience Strategy, TIME

•              Sterling Proffer, Head of Growth, VICE Media

•              Matt Trotta, Vice President of Agency Strategy & Industry Development, BuzzFeed

•              Seth Rogin, Chief Revenue Officer, Mashable

When:             Tuesday, February 2, 2016 from 6:30pm ET - 8:30pm ET

Where:            Ogilvy Theater; 636 11th Avenue @ 46th ST

Tickets:           http://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-stay-ahead-of-media-trends-traditional-digital-social-tickets-20911466760

Drinks will be served!

Take Back Your Inbox: Stop Drowning in Unread Messages, Respond Quicker and Finally Achieve Inbox Zero

Do you love to sign up for newsletters, PDFs and free gifts of all kinds?    

If there’s a free promo code out there — you’ve gotta have it!  Right?

All those goodies delivered right to your inbox are so tempting but despite your best intentions to read them all and use that discount to get 10% off shoes you just have to have...you rarely do anything with that stuff.

The emails just collect unopened in the inbox and then you actually feel bad about not using them.

All that on top of the regular email clutter you are bombarded with on a day to day basis is just too overwhelming.  

Sound familiar?


SHOW YOUR INBOX WHO’S BOSS

There’s hope for your inbox!  

Wouldn’t it be nice to “Take Back Your Inbox: Stop Drowning in Unread Messages, Respond Quicker and Finally Achieve Inbox Zero?”

Email is supposed to make our lives easier, not harder.  

It’s time to show your inbox who’s boss by clicking here!  (http://listproducer.com/coaching/join-take-back-your-inbox/)  

***BONUSES FOR NYWICI Members ONLY***

Members who purchase this course will receive these bonuses by emailing Paula@listproducer.com with the subject line “NYWICI Take Back Your Inbox”

Pre-written emails to use however you’d like.  These are canned responses that you can just copy and paste into your emails to make replying quicker.  Templates cut down on unnecessary typing and thinking!  I’ve done the work for you by giving you some of the essentials.
  Success Formula to complete the course in a timely fashion so your inbox is in order as quickly as possible!  

PRSA Tri-State is hosting the Conference “Thinking Differently About PR” on Tuesday, October 20th. Top-notch speakers from a variety of industries will present insights, case studies, and the keys to effective strategic communication in a day full of inspiration, ideas exchange, and networking!
 
Get your tickets today for a 25% discount on the general admission using the code NYWOMENCOMMVIP.
 
For registration and more information about the Conference visit: https://prsatristateconference.splashthat.com

 

Presented by: The Negotiation Institute

8:00AM – 4:00PM
SEPT 30 – OCT 1, 2015

The Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue Of The Americas (& 53rd St)
New York City

Presented by The Negotiation Institute, the 2015 WIN Summit brings together experts from around the world to share tested strategies and diverse perspectives on gender equality in the business world and how women in the workplace can harness their strengths, elevate their leadership skills, and advance their careers through the art of negotiation.

Women negotiating in the business world encounter an array of both internal and context-based challenges. We invite you to join the world’s most influential women at the 2015 WIN Summit, where you’ll discover new ways to meet these challenges and get more of all the things you strive for.

Featuring the insights of former NYWICI Foundation Board President Judith Harrison and “Negotiations in My Life and My Advice to Other Women” keynote presentations by 23rd Secretary of the United States Air Force Deborah Lee James and former CEO of Hearst Magazines Cathie Black. Other Summit speakers include: Goop CEO Lisa Gersh, Forrest Gump producer Wendy Finerman, IBM Director of Corporate Citizenship Doris González, Ex-Secret Service Agent Evy Poumpouras, CNN’s Cristina Alesci, PR Industry “Power Player” Jennifer Prosek, Emmy-Nominated Producer (Oprah and Anderson Cooper) Rachel Hanfling, Media and Publishing Veteran Ellen Archer and many more…

NYWICI Members receive 20% off registration discount with code: NYWICI20 at www.winsummit.com

 

A conversation with Claudia Chan, Founder of SHE Summit

What is SHE Globl Media?

S.H.E. Globl Media is a purposeful women’s media and education company that empowers women to lead their optimal personal and professional lives so they can become change agents in their own lives and the world. The name stands for “she helps empower the globe,” driven by our belief that the world needs women to lead, alongside men, in private and public sectors and civil society more than ever in history. Through 3 key initiatives that CELEBRATE (content), CONVENE (conferences) & CULTIVATE (curriculum) WOMEN, we expose women to healthy practices, diverse female role models, confidence building stories and tools for growth–while strengthening their consciousness of elevating other women.

What is SHE Summit?

S.H.E. Summit’s mission is to be the world’s most accessible women’s empowerment conference–exposing today’s leading role models, empowerment stories and strategies, women’s campaigns and supportive community to a global female audience who have the power to ripple affect change in their own lives, and for the betterment of other women and the world.  In its 4th year, THE global women’s leadership and lifestyle event is back with the most powerful roster of speakers, programming, attendees and partners yet. This is an unforgettable, onceayear experience designed to: Propel your next phase of personal and professional success; Shift you into your MOST EMPOWERED state of self; Realign you with authentic goals and values; add significant relationships to your network; and provide a supportive community for your goals! Are you… a student passionate about women’s issues? Part of a women’s group focused on advancement? Leading a women’s initiative inside a corporation? Running a business focused on improving women’s lives in some way? Or just a passionate advocate of women with a strong network? SHE Summit is your global event and microphone to plug your mission and movement into!

What inspired you to create the global women’s event, SHE Summit, through SHE Globl Media?

I have been immersed in the community of women my whole life (from all girl schools, to a having fearless entrepreneurial mom, to corunning a girlfriend entertainment company called Shecky’s for 9 years. But in 2010 at age 35, I opened my eyes to the state of women and stepped into a new consciousness of what it means to be a woman in today’s world. These issues became personal to me; I realized my responsibility to leverage my life and Godgiven gifts to improve this reality and convene other women to do so too. Channeling my Smith College days, the feminist in me reawakened and I started consuming every event, nonprofit, article and book I could find centered around the words “women’s empowerment, leadership, power, and potential.” I met an army of incredible women starting, innovating, empowering, leading, disrupting and often juggling multiple jobs while driving positive change for a cause.  It hit me, these female role models (executives, entrepreneurs, social change makers, mothers, innovators) were vastly underrepresented in mainstream TV shows, magazines and websites that today’s women and young girls consume. Media is a persuasive form of education and creator of consciousness, and since most programming covets the beautiful, thin and young. I am convinced it directly affects how our female generation perceives it’s personal self worth and potential.  So I decided to ditch security and devote all my being to creating S.H.E. Globl Media to be a purposeful women’s media and education company. The name stands for “she helps empower the globe”. I believe that if I feed women with enough content, conferences and curriculum role models, tools for growth, advice and mentorship they will become more successful at integrating their personal and professional lives, and therefore CHANGE THE WORLD! Watch my TEDx Talk on the #SHERevolution to understand me better, hear my perspective of the women’s revolution happening now, why I need your support and how we can work together .

What makes SHE Summit different from other conferences?

SHE Summit is the global transformational event for women. It provides one, uniting platform for them all to reach us and changing the conversation from "having it all" to truly finding selffulfillment.  Think of it like “The Big Top” for women’s empowerment; we cover leadership, global women's economic empowerment, selfcare, health and wellness, motherhood, and destroying the term 'having it all' and replacing it with vocabulary around fulfillment and integration. It's so exciting because this is the biggest the SHE Summit has ever been, with a huge diversity of topics and people all coming together for one purpose: to elevate women. The revolution is here.  We live in an unprecedented time. We collaborate in order to accelerate women’s empowerment.

What keeps you motivated to do what you do?

I dreamed of building a financially successful brand that would make empowerment accessible and impactful for women globally. The most powerful motivator was when I finished my last SHE Summit in June of 2014. I learned that women in over 100 countries watched the livestream and we reached over 250 million impressions on social media.  That brought a variety of emotions. Beyond the sheer joy and happiness high that immediately comes from the milestone, I have also felt vulnerable and scared. What would happen next?I have a sense of beginning and birthing something new, which is really exciting. I have stretched the potential of what I believe I can make possible.

What is the one piece of advice you would like all women to know?

We can only become what we believe. Your greatest power is to KEEP BELIEVING in your dreams and that you have what it takes.

Tell us how to engage with SHE Summit:

If you can get to New York City, join us in person for SHE Summit. Buy tickets now with a 20% discount code using the word EMPOWERMENT.  To participate remotely, visit SHESummit.com and apply to host the live stream!

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