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On International Women’s Day, the world will celebrate the accomplishments of inspiring women around the globe.

Come celebrate international women in the US who have achieved success in their careers and are making an impact in their community and empowering others.

Join us for an evening of networking, friendships and conversations with international women from diverse professions and backgrounds. 

Buy Tickets for the event here: https://women2016.eventbrite.com

March 1, 6:30PM 

Bespoke, Westfield Mall, 845 Market St, Ste 450, San Francisco, California 94103

Panelists

Liliane Koziol, Deputy Honorary Consul of Madagascar 
Republic of Madagascar & Director of Programs and External Relations University of California, Berkeley, International House

Nga Do, Women's Business Center Director 
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center and former US Foreign Affairs Officer

Ravneet Vohra, Founder and Editor of Wear Your Voice Magazine 

Rebecca Cahua, Founder of Hash Tag Lunch Bags and Design a Difference 

Solange Mallett, Founder of African Plural Art 


Moderator : Amy Logan, President at USNC for UN Women: San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and Consulting Producer at The Price of Honor film

Wine and appetizers will be served.

Sponsor 
S4 Skincare

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Join us for our Female Founders Pitch Female Investors event

12 female founders will pitch their startups to a panel of 5 women investors

Are you looking to connect with investors, co-founders, entrepreneurs, technologists or want to hear startups pitching their innovative products and services? Don't miss this inspiring and exciting evening of networking, a pitch session, and demo tables. This is a co-ed event.

When; Thursday, February 25, 6:30pm
Where: Pivotal Labs, 875 Howard Street, San Francisco
Get Tickets: https://femalefounderspitch2.eventbrite.com

"The Female Founders Pitch" is one of the most fantastic networking events in San Francisco! It connected me with so many inspiring people who are now contributing to the Boomcast adventure! I highly recommend ANY female (no matter what stage your business is in) to pitch." Milly Toovey, Boomcast Founder


Investor Panel

Nancy Hayes, Angel Investor, Managing Director of Golden Seeds and Co-founder of Moola Hoop

Kate Schox, Angel Investor and Co-owner of Schox Investments LLC

Marisa Alma McGinnis, Private investor in start ups (31 start ups currently) and Limited Partner with Blumberg Capital

Meera Kaul, Partner at The Angels' Forum, Chairperson The Meera Kaul Foundation and Investor  in oValley Startups


Lauren Kolodny, Principal at Aspect Venture

Founders Pitching 

 Divya Shan , Founder of Cureous

Zoe Wong, Founder of Cerplus

Elisabeth Mouchy, Founder of Daylighted

Margot Schmorak, Founder of Hostfully

Hani Goldstein, Founder of Snappy

Jenny Dormoy, Founder of Jawger

Nataliia Karpenko, Founder of Livzo

Polina Nezlobina, Founder of Maiaki

Jenna Kelly, Founder of Peerdash

Vivian Cromwell, Founder of Chop Technologies

Stephanie Lawrence, Founder of Traveling Spoon



Thank you to our Sponsors!!


Bel Air Films

JW Thomas Wines

Sugar Mama Desserts

Fiverr

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Join food startup founders, investors, and food lovers for an exciting evening of networking, a fireside chat and food and wine at the beautiful offices of OpenTable's Headquarters in San Francisco. This is a co-ed event.

Where: OpenTable Headquarters 
120 Kearny Street, Suite 700 , 
San Francisco, CA 94104

When: Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 6 PM to 9PM

Get Tickets: https://ediblestartupsdec.eventbrite.com

Emerging and established food biz. founded by international women entrepreneurs in the Bay Area will share how their country or culture influenced their business and products, their food startup journey and  the successes and challenges they faced in an exciting panel discussion. You will also have the opportunity to sample their food.

Our audience will include entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, bloggers, journalists, food lovers etc 
Panelists
Anjou Ahlborn, co-founder of Bamboo Asia
Rosali Li, founder of Rosali Tea
Paula Tejeda, founder of Chile Lindo
Julie Krafchick, founder of 500 Brunches

Mariam Khan, founder of DOUGHBIES

Sabrina Mutukisna, Founder/CEO of The Town Kitchen

Keynote Speaker and Moderator: Hetal Vasavada, MasterChef Season 6 Contestant and Food Startup Consultant @Taste Lab Ventures

You will also have the opportunity to meet some of the OpenTable staff and learn more about what they do.

SPONSOR
 
OpenTable Inc

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This event is open to everyone but you need to PURCHASE tickets to attend.
https://fashiontechstartups.eventbrite.com

Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6pm @Pivotal Labs, 875 Howard Street, SF

Technology is changing everything we do- why not let it influence fashion, retail and the way we shop?

Join us as we bring together designers, entrepreneurs, investors, fashionistas and technologists to share ideas on how fashion startups are changing the way we experience fashion and e-commerce. Our panelists have either started their own business or are stirring up things in the eclectic fashion scene in the bay area!

Enjoy an evening of inspiring discussion, networking and a chance to check out Bay Area's local fashion pop-ups! 
The event is open to women and men.

Panelists

Alina Balean - Founder @Luma Legacy

Anna Van Tuinen- Founder @Paper Anniversary

Gina Su- Founder @ Gina Heart

Sailee Raje - Founder @Ethnic Thread

Stephanie McLean - Founder @Trendy Treat

Keynote Speaker: Rebecca O'Dell Founder and CEO StylSavvy

Shop for the holidays at these Fashion Pop-Ups

Gina Su- Founder @ Gina Heart

Lizetter de Arkos, Founder L D A Y and The Vegan Haven

Kathryn Hedges, Founder @ Splendid Colors

Mery Miguez, Founder @Trays that lift your Spirit

Wine tasting by Define Wines

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Join us for another inspiring Women in Tech Talks at DevBoot Camp 

An evening of networking, wine and cheese: and a panel discussion with women who run tech startups or work in the tech industry. We will end the event with a mini yoga bootcamp.

October 29 @6:30pm at DevBoot Camp, 633 Folsom Streer, 6th Floor SF

Get Tickets: https://womenintechtalks.eventbrite.com

Panelists

Camila Franco, Manager Product Management at StubHub

Caroline Nguyen, VP Strategic Partnerships & Alliances at SVC Wireless, Founder MomWorkForce Inc

Debra Lin, Directo R&D at L'Oreal

Masha Lifshin, Instructor at DevBoot Camp

Vero Boudad, Sr. Director Technical Services Asia Pacific at Cisco

Moderator : JessicaKate (JK) Ogungbadero, Consumer Product Marketing Manager at Facebook

Wine and food will be served.

We will  end the evening with a mini yoga bootcamp . We will provide the yoga mats.

Yoga Instructor: Katy Steadman - Expat Woman from England & long-time Yoga program Manager at Dev Bootcamp  


Get your tickets now: https://womenintechtalks.eventbrite.com

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Join us today, October 22 in San Francisco for this exciting event, Female Founders Pitch Female Investors. We have 13 amazing female founders pitching their startups. You don't want to miss this.

When: October 22 at 6pm

Where: Pivotal Labs, 875 Market Street, San Francisco

Don't forget to Get your Tickets: http://alturl.com/htq7p

Female Investors Panel

Christian Anderson, Angel Investor and Co-founder of Buildup 

Nancy Hayes, Managing Director of Golden Seeds and MoolaHoop, Crowdfunding forWomen Entrepreneurs.

Marisa Alma McGinnis, Private investor in start ups (31 start ups currently) and Limited Partner with Blumberg Capital 

Tugce Ergul, Co-founder and ED, Angel Labs and Managing Director, Startup Labs


Female Founders Pitching 

Chedva Kleinhandle, Co-founder Lean On
Alina Balean, Co-founder Luma Legacy
Ivanka Xu, Founder @Merak
Elva Carri, Co-founder GirlCrew HQ
Komal Ahmed, Co-founder Feeding Forward
Ksenia Vinogradova, Founder @FlipFlic
Kim Kastorff, Founder @Global Success Fund
Kimberli Hudson, Co-founder @Nexi
Milly Toovey, Founder Boomcast
Paawan Kothari, Co-founder The Chai Cart
Priya Komarlingam, Founder ChefLabs
Stephanie Lampkin, Founder Blendoor
Vu Wan, Co-founder @ELSA

Networking, wine and light bites and demo tables as well.
Wine sponsored by
Define Wines, light bites sponsored by LIVZO.

Join our FB event page for updates

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Join The Expat Woman for an evening of networking, a fireside chat and food and desserts at the beautiful offices of OpenTable's Headquarters, 120 Kearny Street, Suite 700, San Francisco on September 29 at 6pm.

Emerging and established food businesses founded by international women entrepreneurs in the Bay Area will share how their country or culture influenced their business and products, their food startup journeys and the successes and challenges they faced, in an exciting panel discussion. You will also have the opportunity to sample their food.

The event is open to everyone but you need to buy tickets to attend the event: https://ediblestartups.eventbrite.com

Panelists

Funn Fisher, founder @Secret Scoop

Pashmina Chaudhary, founder @Indian Bento

Adriana Lahl, founder @ Sal de Vida

Trees Martens, founder @Emma's Delights


Moderator: Shanna Farrell ,oral historian at UC Berkeley's Regional Oral History Office with a special focus on craft cocktails, committee member for La Cocina's upcoming F&B: Voices from the Kitchen speaker series.

Also sample the internationally inspired, delicious food from our panelists.

We are also excited to have La Cocina as our featured non-profit. Jessica Mataka Communications and Development Associate at La Cocina, will share briefly about the amazing work they do to support food entrepreneurs.

You will also have the opportunity to meet some of the OpenTable staff including recruiters.

SPONSOR

OpenTable Inc

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Join The Expat Woman for an evening of networking, a fireside chat and food and desserts at the beautiful offices of OpenTable's Headquarters, 120 Kearny Street, Suite 700, San Francisco on September 29 at 6pm.

Emerging and established food businesses founded by international women entrepreneurs in the Bay Area will share how their country or culture influenced their business and products, their food startup journeys and the successes and challenges they faced, in an exciting panel discussion. You will also have the opportunity to sample their food.

The event is open to everyone but you need to buy tickets to attend the event: https://ediblestartups.eventbrite.com

Panelists

Funn Fisher, founder @Secret Scoop

Pashmina Chaudhary, founder @Indian Bento

Adriana Lahl, founder @ Sal de Vida

Trees Martens, founder @Emma's Delights


Moderator: Shanna Farrell ,oral historian at UC Berkeley's Regional Oral History Office with a special focus on craft cocktails, committee member for La Cocina's upcoming F&B: Voices from the Kitchen speaker series.

Also sample the internationally inspired, delicious food from our panelists.

We are also excited to have La Cocina as our featured non-profit. Jessica Mataka Communications and Development Associate at La Cocina, will share briefly about the amazing work they do to support food entrepreneurs.

You will also have the opportunity to meet some of the OpenTable staff including recruiters.

SPONSOR

OpenTable Inc

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Join The Expat Woman for our inaugural Culture Connect Social, where you get to learn about another culture. Come enjoy the exciting South Asian world this time on Thursday, September 17 at 6:15pm at StubHub, San Francisco

An evening of mingling and networking, South Asian bites, a fashion show, dance, exciting prizes and a panel discussion with South Asian women creating impact.

Panelists 
Nayomi Munaweera, Sri Lankan-American award winning author of A Thousand Mirrors Guneeta Singh Bhall, Indian-American founder of The 1947 Partition Archive

Fatima Choudhery, President of the Pakistan association of the SF Bay Area.

Neelima Tamang Sharma, Fashion Designer and Director of Action for Nations a charity organization for Nepal

Moderator: Ravneet Vohra, founder of Wear your Voice magazine.

3rd South Asian International Film Festival is our featured film festival at this event.

Open to both women and men of all ethnicities. Fashion show by upcoming designer Pryam Joshi, founder of iHaightPants

Sponsors 
Ethnic Thread - www.ethnicthread.com 
Gurkha International Group

Community Partners 
SAPA ( South Asian Professional Association). 
Petals in the Dust ( award winning documentary film) petalsinthedust.com 
Get your tickets: https://cultureconnectsocial.eventbrite.com
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