July 2012 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Bubble Lounge, Tribeca. See event photos.
August 2012 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Bubble Lounge, Tribeca. See event photos.
September 2012 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Bubble Lounge, Tribeca. See event photos.
October 2012 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Bubble Lounge, Tribeca. See event photos.
November 2012 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR (Cancelled because of Hurricane Sandy)
December 2012 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Half King, Chelsea.
January 2013 LADYDRINKS SELF DEVELOPMENT with HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ALUMNI CLUB: Maureen Chiquet, Global CEO, Chanel speaks at Asia Society. See event photos.
February 2013 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Henri Bendel, Midtown East. See event photos.
March 2013 LADYDRINKS PANEL DISCUSSION ON “NEGOTIATING YOUR OWN BRAND” @Henri Bendel, MIdtown East.
April 2013 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Henri Bendel, Midtown East. See event photos.
May 2013 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Henri Bendel, Midtown East. See event photos.
May 2013 LADYDRINKS 8 WOMAN NETWORKING DINNER @Pranna Restaurant. See event photos
June 2013 LADYDRINKS PANEL DISCUSSION ON “SEX, DATING & RELATIONSHIPS” @Henri Bendel, Midtown East. See event photos
July 2013 LADYDRINKS CO-BRANDED EVENT with GLORIA FELDT, TAKE THE LEAD on “THE NINE TOOLS WOMEN CAN USE TO CHANGE THE WAY THEY THINK ABOUT POWER” @Pranna Restaurant, NYC. See event photos.
August LADYDRINKS 8 WOMAN NETWORKING DINNER @Devi Restaurant. See event photos
August 2013 LADYDRINKS CO BRANDED EVENT with FATIGUES TO FABULOUS @Bauble Bar Soho. Celebrating Women Veterans Returned from Service. Suit Drive for Upcoming Veterans Job Fair. See event photos.
September 2013 LADYDRINKS PANEL DISCUSSION ON “MOMPRENEURSHIP: TIPS ON ACHIEVING THAT MYTHICAL WORK LIFE BALANCE” @Soigne K Boutique, Madison Ave, NYC. See event photos
September 20th, 2013 LADYDRINKS ANNIVERSARY PARTY @Hotel Metro Rooftop, NYC. See event photos
September 2013 LADYDRINKS SELF DEVELOPMENT: “IN CONVERSATION WITH KATE WHITE ON HOW TO EXPLODE YOUR SALARY TO 100K and BEYOND” @Bubble Lounge, Tribeca. See event photos
October 2013 LADYDRINKS “TRAILBLAZER INTERVIEW SERIES SHOOT” Highlighting South Asian Women of Note @RogueSpace Chelsea, NYC. See photos from Shoot Day 1
October 2013 LADYDRINKS CO-BRANDED EVENT WITH 10×10 TO HOST SCREENING OF “GIRL RISING” FOLLOWED BY PANEL DISCUSSION ON HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED TODAY. @Park Avenue Screening Room. See event photos
October 2013 LADYDRINKS CO-BRANDED SOCIAL MEDIA BOOTCAMP with WEBGRRLS “Learning six different platforms for your own small business marketing.” @ThoughtWorks, NYC. See event photos
November 2013 LADYDRINKS NEW YORK EDITION: CO-BRANDED EVENT WITH GO GIRL FINANCE/ WFG. “WOMEN & WEALTH: PLANNING YOUR LONG TERM FINANCIAL FUTURE” @Pranna Restaurant, NYC. See event photos
November 2013 LADYDRINKS NEW JERSEY EDITION: FEATURING A POP UP SHOP BY ENTREPRENEUR SHIRIN ARENJA VINAYAK, SHEHNAAI COUTURE, @Dhoom Restaurant, Secaucus, NJ. See event photos.
December 2013 LADYDRINKS NETWORKING HOUR @Eventi Hotel, NYC
JANUARY LADYDRINKS EDITION WITH POKER PRIMA DIVAS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10th 7-10 pm
79 MADISON AVENUE
Ellen Leikind of www.pokerdivas.com teaches LadyDrinks members POKER. But not poker so you can clean up in Las Vegas. Poker so you can be better at business!
Buy tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ladydrinks-january-edition-with-poker-prima-divas-tickets-9420692545
FEBRUARY LADYDRINKS EDITIONTHURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6th, 6-9pm
717 MADISON AVENUE, NYC
Take time for you, busy moms/entrepreneurs/business women and indulge in Reiki, Facials, and treatments for your skin. After you, how well you take care of yourself affects all the other roles you show up for in your life.
MARCH LADYDRINKS EDITION
NYC SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES PRESENTS
THURSDAY MARCH 6TH 6-9PM
SHOBHA COLUMBUS CIRCLE, 1790 BROADWAY, SUITE 1800
The Mayor’s office of Small Business Services comes to share all the offerings the city has for Minority owned and Women Owned Businesses. Executive DIrector Bernadette Nation speaks.
April 2-6 LADYDRINKS WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT RETREAT, FLORENCE ITALY
SAN GALLO PALACE HOTEL
HOW TO EXECUTE ON THE BIGGEST, CRAZIEST IDEA OF YOUR LIFE
April 2014, LadyDrinks takes its goal of empowering women to the next level with a 5-day,4-night retreat in Florence, Italy. This Christmas, GIVE YOURSELF A GIFT. Take time for you. To reserve a place, please contact Ajat Tariyal, Enrouta Travels at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are we getting what we want? Do we have a big idea brewing, but just haven’t been able to make it a reality? Idea Coach Marina Romashko has coached hundreds of women into making their big idea a reality inside of a year, and will be coaching the inaugural LadyDrinks Retreat.
APRIL LADYDRINKS EDITION
APRIL 10th 6-9pm
SOIGNE K, 717 MADISON AVENUE
“REVISING YOUR LINKED IN PROFILE. NEW PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOTS. MAKEUP TOO”
Sign up for 20 minute slots with 5 LinkedIn Experts who will give you tips on how to revise your profile. A makeup artist will be on hand to make you beautiful—and professional—- before our photographer gives you a brand new headshot for your profile too!
MAY LADYDRINKS EDITION
SOCIAL MEDIA BOOTCAMP with WEBGRRLS
May 1st, 2014 6-9 pm
CTO OF WEBGRRLS NELLY YUSOPOVA will teach you advanced tactics and strategies for using and leveraging 6 different social media platforms so you can increase traffic to your site, build solid relationships with your followers & fans, and grow your business around a well rounded, active and vibrant community.
A BIG THANK YOU to our sponsor Wix.com for hosting us at the Wix Lounge. Wix.com enables you to build a free and professional online presence, just the way you want it. With an HTML5 drag-and-drop website editor, 100s of web apps, designer-made templates, and tons of features, Wix gives you the tools to launch and manage your online presence. So what are you waiting for? Create your own beautiful Wix website now!
JUNE LADYDRINKS EDITION
NYC BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, A DIVISION OF THE NYC SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES, PRESENTS
JUNE 5TH 6-9PM
WIX LOUNGE, 235 W 23RD ST 8th Floor
So you’re at the point where you need to raise funding for your business, but
don’t have a clue as to where to get started. Jeff Hamer and his team from NYC Business Solutions, yet another Mayoral initiative to help small businesses, will be presenting.
JULY EDITION OF LADYDRINKS
WORKSHOP ON “HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN.”
JULY 16TH 6-9PM
GRIND SPACE, 419 PARK AVENUE SOUTH, NY NY
OPENING REMARKS BY CHIEH HUANG, CEO OF BOXED.COM
A business plan is an essential roadmap for business success. This living document generally projects 3-5 years ahead and outlines the route a company intends to take to grow revenues. TRENDSEEDER CEO AVANI PATEL takes you through the nuts and bolts of writing a business plan.
- How do you plan to market your business? What is your sales strategy? We’ll talk about how to include this information in your plan.
- If you are seeking funding for your business, find out about the necessary information you should include in your plan. If you do need funding, providing financial projections to back up your request is critical. Find out what information you need to include in your financial projections for your small business.
- What makes your business unique? Determining this could help you stand out from the crowd and give you advantages over your competitors.
AUGUST EDITION OF LADYDRINKS
AUGUST 7TH 6-9PM
SALON MIZU, 505 Park Ave, New York, NY
Join us for general LadyDrinks cocktails and networking at this gorgeous salon on 59th and Park. Vaughn Accord, who has been cutting my hair since 2002, left Bumble and Bumble to open his own enterprise just as the recession was hitting. He sold his home in Manhattan and got investors to get things started. Today he’s running a successful Park Avenue enterprise and launched his own men’s grooming line. He shares his story of being an entrepreneur with our membership.
SEPTEMBER EDITION OF LADYDRINKS CO-HOSTED WITH RUNNING WITH HEELS
“GET STYLED TO LEAD”
THURSDAY, SEPT 4TH 6-9PM
GURJOT NEW YORK
477 MADISON AVENUE, 6TH FL
Style and how you present yourself can be part of getting that job you want. And we have assembled a team that is going to address every inch of you to make sure you’re on the mark. September also marks our first co-branded event with another women’s networking group. This is the link to Buy tickets LadyDrinks members pay 50% less.
A) WARDROBE STYLIST: Tania Sterl of Sterl on Style, will be styling you in the latest of Gurjot’s affordable professional clothing.
B) CUSTOM HEELS: The ladies of TrueGault will bring their proprietary 3D foot scanning technology to scan your foot and build you a set of heels THAT ARE ACTUALLY COMFORTABLE and wearable for hours.
C) HEALTH COACHING: We all know that the key to looking good is a great base—-your body!
Health coach Kylie Deppen will be hosting sessions to talk about your food habits and what’s working for you. What’s not.
D) HAIR AND MAKEUP: Saray Barbosa will be touching up your hair and makeup to make sure you are putting your best SMILE forward. She will also be prepping you for your headshot with the photographer.
E) YOUR HEADSHOT: The entire evening culminates not only in a new, more fabulous version of you, but photographer Alyssa Peak captures it. Use this headshot for your signature on your email or your LinkedIn profile.
LADYDRINKS CO-FOUNDER JOYA DASS SPEAKS AT WOMAN.CON
THURSDAY, SEPT 18TH 3:30PM
CUNY GRADUATE CENTER
365 FIFTH AVENUE (@34th ST)
This conference September 18th in New York City, is a forum for women entrepreneurs. Come to the “Pitch the Media” live on stage, pitch your business to a panel of PR and media experts, including me. We critique you on your approach. I will also give away 10 free consults with me personally. Buy tickets here. Use the LADYDRINKS SPECIAL CODE JOYA50 to get $50 dollars off.
OPENING NIGHT OF THE MET: FIGARO
MONDAY, SEPT 22ND 6:30PM
At the LadyDrinks retreat in Florence, Italy, April 2014 designer Zankhna Parekh came to the table with a desire to start designing couture gowns for special occasions. Teacher Marina Romashko advised her to look to her inner circle and choose someone for her maiden project. We decided she would design something for Opening Night of the Met September 22nd. Myself and 6 LadyDrinks members attended the event.
OCTOBER EDITION OF LADYDRINKS CO-HOSTED WITH THE WOMEN OF BLACK IVY
PANEL DISCUSSION ON “HOW TO GET CLIENTS?”
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16TH 6-9PM
INTERNATIONAL DERMAL INSTITUTE
10 E 38th STREET, 10TH FLOOR
NY NY, 10016
Hosted at the International Dermal Institute, we’ve designed a panel with four experts who have a track record of getting clients in different industries: lawyer Jo-Na Williams, psychologist Dr. Chloe Carmichael, real estate developer Asifa Tirmizi, and Dermalogica‘s Erica Connor answer the age old question: “How to get Clients?” LadyDrinks co founder and journalist Joya Dass will be moderating this co branded event with Tiffani Scott’s women’s initiative “Black Ivy,” catering to alumni of color from 8 Ivy League Institutions. Buy tickets here.
NOVEMBER EDITION OF LADYDRINKS CO-HOSTED WITH THE WOMEN OF WIN NYC
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH 6-9PM
236 3RD AVE (b/t 19th St & 20th St)
We get back to our old fashioned networking roots with this event at Amaaya in Flatiron. We are co hosting this event with WIN NYC, which has its roots in Washington DC, but in its Big Apple iteration, also hosts leadership and networking events for women in New York City. Ticketing link coming.
DECEMBER EDITION OF LADYDRINKS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4TH 630-930PM
We say ‘thank you’ to all of our supporters and sponsors with this lovely Holiday edition of LadyDrinks
JANUARY LADYDRINKS EDITION w/ THE LADIES OF WIN NYC
THURSDAY, JANUARY 15th 6-9 pm
WIX LOUNGE, 235 WEST 23RD STREET, 8TH FLOOR
How often do we set goals, but never really allocate time to figuring out HOW to achieve them? How do we set aside time each week to ensure that this goal comes to fruition?
What’s key is ensuring that this goal and the steps to achieving them FIT INTO YOUR CURRENT LIFESTYLE. Idea Coach Marina Romashko leads you through this intensive to discover what your priorities are first? And then your top goals for 2015. We’ll do a breakout session into little groups, so you can articulate your goals to a group of women. The mere act of articulating them can set powerful things in motion.
Join us January 15th with the equally powerful women of WIN NYC to co host this first event for 2015!
JANUARY LADYDRINKS FILM AND THEATER SERIES
BURQOFF! BY NADIA MANZOOR
SATURDAY, JANUARY 17th 8 pm
TEATRO CIRCULO, 64 EAST 4TH STREET
The first offering is Burqoff! an autobiographical one-woman show written and performed by Pakistani and playwright Nadia P Manzoor,
Listen to her in this interview with Deepak Chopra, talking about the inspiration for her show
The 90-minute January 17th performance will be followed by a Q&A between Joya and Nadia. This is a Saturday, so we will gather for drinks and networking afterwards. We will have a special seating section dedicated to LadyDrinks members.
FEBRUARY LADYDRINKS EDITION: PAMPER PARTY
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5th, 6-9pm
50 BOND STREET, NYC
TWENTY women only are invited to join us at the luxurious EVA SCRIVO SALON at 50 Bond Street, for an evening of pampering. After all, self-care is the most important ingredient to how we show up for all the other important roles in our life: mother, daughter, wife, boss. Join us for an evening of putting OURSELVES FIRST with decadent facials, uplifting massages, sleek hair blowouts and makeup lessons. Founder Eva Scrivo will be on hand to share how she built her salon empire in Manhattan.
A sign up sheet for the treatments is HERE.
I also want you to think about what your business or enterprise needs right now and what skillset you could share with others in the group. Please come prepared with these thoughts.
For a limited time this week through Saturday, January 17th at 5pm, the $140 evening of treatments and networking is going for $99.99. So nab your ticket here.
USE THE CODE: VALENTINE.
FEBRUARY LADYDRINKS NEW JERSEY EDITION
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14th, 8pm
LE MALT WINE LOUNGE 1021 St. Georges Avenue, Colonia, NJ 07067
Joya Dass of “LadyDrinks” joins forces with Saurabh Abrol of Le Malt to present an exquisite event for gentleman and ladies alike. The evening will feature a six-course menu paired with some of the world’s best Scotches, wines & cocktails.
TASTING AND DINNER – $115 PER PERSON (TAX & GRATUITY INCLUDED) – SEATING IS LIMITED Buy tickets here.
EVENT BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 8:00 – GUESTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ARRIVE BY 7:45
The Tasting will be paired with specially created dishes from renowned Chef Duke Estime. Enjoy these award winning Scotches, wines & cocktails with a menu created to personify their attributes, tastes and textures. Menu choices are forthcoming. We can accommodate your food preferences, whether its vegetarian or vegan.
MARCH LADYDRINKS EDITION w/ WOMAN.CON
PITCH THE MEDIA: RETAIL EDITION
THURSDAY MARCH 19TH 6-9PM
JOE FRESH RETAIL LOCATION, 110 FIFTH AVENUE
This event is called PITCH THE MEDIA, where 5 women business owners PITCH their business for 2 minutes to a panel of PR and media people and get critiqued in front of a live audience. I’m moderating. This concept was a runaway hit at the WomanCon conference last September. I’m hosting this in conjunction with the founders and JOE FRESH, our proud title Sponsor.
The panel of experts include Lea Goldman, Features & Special Projects Director, at Marie Claire, Chris Dessi, CEO of digitalmedia firm Silverback Social, Audrey Pass, Fox5News, Executive Producer of the Weekend Show, Alixe Baylor, SVP of Brand Development, Joe Fresh, and Beth Feldman, Beyond PR.
MARCH LADYDRINKS EDITION w/ ALLIANCE FRANCAISE
CREATIVE LEADERS: TALK WITH MAKEUP ARTIST BOBBI BROWN
WEDNESDAY MARCH 11TH 7PM
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE 22 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022
LADYDRINKS TEAMS UP w/ ALLIANCE FRANCAISE TO PRESENT CREATIVE LEADERS: ‘A TALK WITH MAKEUP ARTIST BOBBI BROWN’
LadyDrinks teams up with the Alliance Francaise for a series of conversations with women leaders. The first is on March 11th, featuring Bobbi Brown, founder and CCO of her eponymous cosmetics brand. The New York Times bestselling author, and editor-in-chief of Yahoo Beauty, discusses her remarkable career, the changing face of beauty, and her quest to make women Pretty Powerful. Buy tix here
APRIL LADYDRINKS FILM AND THEATER SERIES
CLASSICAL INDIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE
SATURDAY, APRIL 4th 8 pm
CARNEGIE HALL, 881 7th Avenue, NY NY
The LadyDrinks Film and Theater Series continues, by demand. In April, we head to the esteemed Carnegie Hall to see a performance by Hindustani vocalist Anurag Harsh and raga pianist Utsav Lal, Nitin Mitta on the tabla, and special guest, santoor player Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya.
Important note: We have our own LadyDrinks section of 20 seats.
LADYDRINKS PARTNERS w/ GLOW MAGAZINE FOR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
MONDAY APRIL 6TH
ST. JOHN BOUTIQUE, FIFTH AVENUE
“WOMEN HELPING WOMEN” and NY WOMEN’S FOUNDATION
In LadyDrinks ongoing efforts to build a strong network within and beyond, we join forces with Anne Akers of Glow Magazine to bring some of our members to the elegant St. John’s Boutique on Fifth Avenue. Enjoy an evening of making meaningful connections with new ladies and the NY Women’s Foundation.
LADY DRINKS FILM & THEATER SERIES
NIRBHAYA THE PLAY, OPENING NIGHT
APRIL 16TH 8PM
Culture Project (Lynn RedGrave Theater)
49 Bleecker Street #602 New York, NY 10012
After a successful worldwide run, the play that encapsulates what happened to Jyoti Singh in December 2012 comes to the New York stage. Internationally acclaimed playwright and director Yael Farber creates a searing new work that cracks open the cone of silence around women whose lives have been shattered by gender-based violence, featuring POORNA JAGANNATHAN (Dehli Belly, House of Cards Season 3).
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is limited run in New York. LadyDrinks has 30 front row orchestra seats. Its a block of seats so we can all sit together and experience it as a group.
LADY DRINKS AUTHOR SERIES DINNER
FEATURING AMY WILKINSON, “CREATOR’S CODE”
APRIL 30TH 6-9PM
NIRVANA RESTAURANT, 346 LEXINGTON AVE, NY NY
Are you craving the intimacy of a more curated networking experience?
Are you craving more entrepreneurial know-how?
ATTEND THE LADY DRINKS AUTHOR SERIES DINNER APRIL 30TH
Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/1CpGAJm
LadyDrinks Presents Stanford GSB Professor Amy Wilkinson, Author of the “Creator’s Code,” at a 15-woman curated dinner party.
White House Fellow and Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Amy Wilkinson spent over five years researching and studying the traits of extraordinary entrepreneurs. What she found was startling: Everyone has the capacity to spot opportunities, invent new things and build businesses. But only a few are successful in actually doing so.
The Creator’s Code (Simon & Schuster, Feb. 2015) unlocks the six essential skills that turn small notions into big companies. This landmark book is based on 200 interviews with today’s leading entrepreneurs including the founders of LinkedIn, Chipotle, eBay, Under Armour, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, Spanx, Airbnb, PayPal, Jetblue, Gilt Groupe, Theranos, and Dropbox.
Q&A with LadyDrinks co founder Joya Dass over a three course dinner at Nirvana Restaurant. Join us for an exciting interview, followed by a book signing.
LADY DRINKS MAY EDITION: PITCH THE MONEY
MAY 7TH 6-9PM
LAW FIRM OF LOWENSTEIN SANDLER, 1251 Ave of the Americas, NY, NY
As a follow up to PITCH THE MEDIA, in May, we are hosting “PITCH THE MONEY” where 5 women business owners pitch their business plan. The soundness of their plan will be critiqued by a panel of branding, legal, and money experts in front of a live audience.
This Shark-Tank-esque style of event is designed to provide expertise, input and guidance to women entrepreneurs. Attendees will apply to qualify before the event day. Only 5 will ultimately present. The panel will evaluate the businesses strengths, weaknesses and provide specific next steps to move it forward.
LADYDRINKS ALLIES w/ THE WEST CHESTER DIGITAL SUMMIT
699 WESTCHESTER AVE, RYE BROOK, NY
Once a year at LadyDrinks, we partner with an organization that is right on top of trends in the digital media space. And we KNOW how important digital media is to small businesses.
This year, we are proud to announce our alliance with Chris Dessi and Silverback Social for the Westchester Digital Summit as it enters its third year.
Register here. Use promo code “ladydrinks” to save on registration. May 14 in Westchester, NY I will be moderating the panel on “The Power of Visual Content” with speakers from Google, Pinterest and others.
LADYDRINKS FILM AND THEATER SERIES
EMMETT DOWN IN MY HEART: PLAY AND Q&A
FRIDAY, MAY 15TH
CASTILLO THEATRE 543 W 42ND STREET, NY NY
Emmett Till was an African-American teenager who was murdered at the age of 14 for reportedly whistling at a white woman. Directed and written by two women and starring a woman, Emmett Down in my Heart brings us to the events that began the American civil rights movement.
Please join me for this important play Friday, May 15th at 7:30pm. I will conduct a Q&A afterwards with Playwright Clare Coss, Director Erica Gould, and lead actress Jasmine Saunise along with the entire ensemble cast. To attend buy tickets here. 20 TICKETS ONLY
LADY DRINKS AUTHOR SERIES DINNER
LADY DRINKS & WOMEN’s ADVANCEMENT COMPACT HOST LAURA VANDERKAM, Author of “I KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT”
VERMILLION, 480 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NY NY
One of my beloved authors Laura Vanderkam, who wrote “What the most successful people do before breakfast” and a time management book called “168 hours,” has finally given me a date where she would like to speak and preside over a networking dinner. We are so lucky to have her.
Please join us at this curated event with 15 women only in the private dining room of Vermillion Restaurant, owned by women entrepreneur Rohini Dey. The Women’s Advancement Compact is co hosting this event.
Your ticket price includes a three-course dinner plus beverage and a talk between myself and Laura about her treasure trove of time management books including the latest geared towards moms, “I Know How She Does it.”
Buy tix here. Early bird admission ends April 9th.
LADY DRINKS JUNE EDITION: STARS OF STEM FASHION SHOW
JUNE 25TH 6-9PM
ROGUE SPACE CHELSEA, 480 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NY NY
Come June, we hosting another one of a kind, unique event. It will be a fashion show. But all 15 women will be employed in STEM fields (Science Technology Engineering and Math). These are the jobs of the future, and we wanted to populate the stage with role models, versus runway models, as coined by my friend and businesswoman Carrie Hammer. If you know of a good candidate have them fill out this form by April 16th. .
A portion of the proceeds will go towards a scholarship to benefit a young woman aspiring to work in a STEM field.
LADY DRINKS JULY EDITION: BOLLYWOOD DANCE CLASS & NETWORKING
JULY 17TH 6-9PM
PEARL STUDIOS, 519 EIGHTH AVENUE, NY NY
I like to keep programming light and fun in the summer months, but still work to achieve the goal of bringing like-minded women together. July 17th, we are offering the unique opportunity to work out together, and THEN meet one another. We are joining hands with Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar who believes in using Dance as a medium to “Educate, Entertain ,Empower”
We are offering up fun Bollywood dance fitness class at Pearl Studios in midtown Manhattan with one of the Academy’s acclaimed dance instructors, with an opportunity to network with ladies afterwards in the same space.
LADY DRINKS AUGUST EDITION: MOTHER DAUGHTER PARTY
AUGUST 6TH 6-9PM
DYLAN’S CANDY BAR , 1011 THIRD AVENUE, NY NY
What’s better than turning three? LadyDrinks Networking celebrates its third year of hosting networking events in 2015 with a mother-daughter party. We are hosting it at Dylan’s Candy Bar started by lady entrepreneur Dylan Lauren back in 2001. Bring your daughters! Because, as we know, YOU ARE THEIR FIRST ROLE MODELS.
Price of admission, includes admission for your little girl.
Please do bring the other little girls in your life. There is an additional daughter ticket link available
LADY DRINKS AUTHOR SERIES DINNER
FEATURING PAULA RIZZO, Author of “LISTFUL THINKING”
AUGUST 19TH 6-9PM
NIRVANA RESTAURANT, 346 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NY NY
Monthly, I host 15 women dinners for ladies who are looking for a more curated and intimate networking experience. The next one features my FOX News colleague Paula Rizzo, who has written a book about how to be more productive using focused, prioritized lists. (LISTFUL THINKING). After our Q&A, each woman in attendance stands up and shares who they are and what their business is.
LADY DRINKS SEPTEMBER EDITION: PITCH YOUR FINANCIAL FITNESS
SEPT 17TH 6-9PM
JOE FRESH RETAIL LOCATION 462 BROADWAY, NY NY
Five Women. Five Pitches. One Evening of Sound Financial Advice.
Thursday, September 17th, the women’s networking initiative LadyDrinks hosts PITCH YOUR FINANCIAL FITNESS at the Joe Fresh Retail location at 462 Broadway in New York City from 6–9pm. Five women are preselected to ‘pitch’ their savings plans centering on a range of concerns: Saving to freeze eggs, paying down heady student loans, saving for young children’s college while paying for aging parents, health insurance needs as an LGBT couple, etc. Five financially fit panelists weigh in on their current plan and offer valuable next steps. This all goes down in front of a live audience. Would you like to be one of the ladies to pitch? Fill out this form and submit it by September 10th.
Your accredited panel of financial gurus include:
Manisha Thakor, director of wealth strategies for women at Buckingham & The BAM Alliance and founder of “MoneyZen”
Susan Hirshman, Author of “Does this Make my Assets Look Fat.” Personal finance expert. Former managing director of wealth management for JPMorgan
Jacquette M. Timmons, President, CEO Sterling Investment Management, Inc.
Tara Gentile, Business Strategist & Creator of Quiet Power Strategy
LADY DRINKS AUTHOR SERIES DINNER
FEATURING JACQUI STAFFORD, Author of “THE WOW FACTOR”
SEPT 23RD 6-9PM
VERMILLION, 480 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NY NY
Bet you didn’t know that YOUR WARDROBE could be your strongest asset when you walk in the door. The truth is, our wardrobes speaks for us even before we open our mouths. What sartorial decisions are helping you to attracting like-minded people? How could you be more targeted in networking situations?
Our next guest in the LadyDrinks Author Series Dinner is style expert Jacqui Stafford who wrote a book about all the tricks that fashion and beauty editors use to make celebs and models look picture perfect. In “THE WOW FACTOR” she shares industry tips for the hair, makeup and clothing that makes you the best version of YOU possible. (Hint: It’s got nothing to do with being rich or skinny.)
LADYDRINKS PRIVATE TOUR OF THE ISLAMIC ART COLLECTION AT THE MET
SEPT 25th 6-8 PM
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART,
1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
15 Elite women are hand picked from the LadyDrinks membership to join in this walk, led by a docent. We will engage in a private tour and talk about the Islamic Art in the permanent collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Drinks on the rooftop of the Met afterwards, weather permitting. If raining, we head to the Mezzanine level for cocktails.
The Museum’s collection of Islamic art ranges in date from the seventh to the nineteenth century. Its nearly twelve thousand objects reflect the great diversity and range of the cultural traditions of Islam, with works from as far westward as Spain and Morocco and as far eastward as Central Asia and India. Comprising sacred and secular objects, the collection reveals the mutual influence of artistic practices such as calligraphy, and the exchange of motifs such as vegetal ornament (the arabesque) and geometric patterning in both realms.
Although the Museum acquired some seals and jewelry from Islamic countries as early as 1874, and a number of Turkish textiles in 1879, it received its first major group of Islamic objects in 1891, as a bequest of Edward C. Moore. Since then, the collection has grown through gifts, bequests, and purchases, as well as through Museum-sponsored excavations at Nishapur, Iran, in 1935–39 and in 1947.
LADYDRINKS PANEL ON HOW TO NETWORK BETTER, CO PRESENTED BY FEMFESSIONALS
OCTOBER 1ST 6–9PM
LK BENNETT 655 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10065
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What messages are you transmitting with your body language when you first enter the room? Once you open your mouth, are you making content driven conversation? And hey, how do you leverage that business card once you’ve walked out of the room? This panel co presented by LadyDrinks and FemFessionals and the following workshop will aim to answer those questions. Afterwards we will role play three different networking scenarios you may have encountered with the spirited Terri Trespicio. Everyone in the audience weighs in on what they would do differently
PANELIST 1: What is your body language conveying: Robyn Hatcher, Speaketc
PANELIST 2: Relationship building and how to have content driven conversations the event. Cara Power, Cara Power coaching
PANELIST 3: Maximizing referrals once you’ve left the event. Cynthia Greenawalt, Seachange Networking
PANELIST 4: How apparel plays a part in how you show up to network Tania Sterl, Sterl on Style
ROLE PLAYING: TERRI TRESPICIO Author of Take the Work Out of Networking, and host of the weekly show, Solopreneur,
6:-6:30pm Check in and networking
6:45pm Opening remarks and introduction of the panel
6:50- 7:20 Conversation about powerful networking
7:20–8:00 role playing and conversation with the audience about what worked and what did not
8:00–9 Networking,shopping and wrap.
About FemFessionals http://www.femfessionals.com/
LADYDRINKS PRESENTS SPECIAL SCREENING OF “DUKHTAR” BY AFIA NATHANIEL
SATURDAY OCTOBER 10TH 5:05 PM
Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street, New York, 10003
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Last year, I was named the Executive Director of a South Asian film festival presented by HBO. Our sold-out 500 person show was Pakistan’s entry to the Oscars “Dukhtar” directed by Afia Nathaniel. The plotline centers on plight of the girl child in the world, and one mother’s fight to save her daugther from a child marriage. DUKHTAR releases on 9th October for a limited one week engagement in New York City at the Cinema Village.
To coincide with International Day of the Girl Child, LadyDrinks is proud to host a special screening of the film, followed by a Q&A with me and the director Afia Nathaniel. LadyDrinks mothers and daughters are welcome for the 5:05 pm on Saturday October 10th, followed by a Q&A between Joya Dass and Afia Nathaniel. Only 20 seats in the Ladydrinks section.
See trailer here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zo5xat8WLjU
LADYDRINKS NOVEMBER EDITION: BOLLYWOOD DANCE & NETWORKING
PEARL STUDIOS, 519 EIGHTH AVENUE, NY NY
By demand, we are offering the fun Bollywood dance fitness class at Pearl Studios in midtown Manhattan with one of the Academy’s acclaimed dance instructors. Twenty five women are selected to participate. After we move, we connect. There is an opportunity to network with ladies afterwards in the same space.
LADYDRINKS DECEMBER EDITION: NUTCRACKER BALLET
MANIFEST PARTY DINNER Thursday Jan 21st Vermillion 6-9pm
This event is capped at fifteen ambitious women. Each must show up in the wardrobe, props, and trappings of having already achieved whatever professional or personal goals they envisioned for themselves come 2018 and stay in character all evening.
MANIFEST PARTY HIGH TEA Saturday Jan 23rd Monisha Kapur’s home 1-4pm.
PRINCETON HIGH TEA featuring author Laura Vanderkam
Who has written a series of time management books including her latest, “I Know How She Does It” based upon her series of interviews with mothers. Saturday January 30th Bhavana Rebba‘s home 1-4pm.
MET MUSEUM TOUR OF JACQUELINE DE RIBES EXHIBIT Friday February 5th 6-8pm.
This event is capped at 15 women. A docent leads this LadyDrinks tour of Countess Jacqueline De Ribes gown collection. Its through her gowns that we learn how she bucked aristocratic society and started her own design firm in New York City.
SPRING MIXER AT THE ATELIER OF AYSHA SAEED MARCH 6TH
LADYDRINKS AT THE INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW MARCH 24TH
PRINCETON MOTHER DAUGHTER HIGH TEA, SKILLMAN, NJ MAY 7TH
WOMEN’S ECONOMIC FORUM HOSTED BY THE ALL LADIES LEAGUE OF INDIA, DELHI INDIA, MAY 16-21st
THE DEVI STORY LAB, NEW YORK CITY, JUNE 23RD