Cannabis has been used for centuries for women’s health. As this ancient medicine becomes more accessible in the U.S. and around the world, join Mission Cannabis Club’s Alexa Jesse and Moon+Leaf Founder Shaina Kandel for an information-packed hour to explore the different facets and uses for cannabis and CBD for health and recreation. We’ll also do a short Q&A with Shaina about starting a CBD business and scaling it. Knowledge is power. Let's get into it.
How to Turn a Book into an Effective Brand-Building Tool: A Conversation about Indie Publishing Today
Do you know you need a book but feel overwhelmed by where to begin? The publishing landscape has changed dramatically in recent years, and authors have more and better options than ever before.
Join Girl Friday Productions’ Christina Henry de Tessan and Meghan Harvey to learn how a book can help you build your brand and establish your thought leadership. We’ll also cover some best practices to help you set yourself up for publishing success.
Did your marketing fall flat last year? You’re not alone. When you’re busy running your business, marketing can seem like the absolute last thing you need to worry about.
Join Melissa Leiter, a strategic marketing coach who specializes in working with small businesses, for a webinar that will help you get organized and outline an effective and custom marketing strategy specific to your audience.
Leave the webinar knowing your business goals, what marketing tactics you’ll need to implement to reach those goals and a marketing plan template that will help you outline your strategy.
Want to learn simple food and lifestyle habits that are causing hormonal symptoms and what you can do about it? Your career, relationships and emotions don't need to be ruled by your hormonal fluctuations and imbalances. Join Reproductive Psychotherapist Nicole Ohebshalom to learn the science behind your hormonal cycle, what causes it to go havoc and simple tools you can implement into your lifestyle.
Want to learn how to raise the money you need to finally launch your business or passion project (or expand your current business)? Join crowdfunding coach Sarah Moe from iFundWomen to learn what crowdfunding is, the benefits to crowdfunding (it's more than just making money), the best practices that will help you raise more money, and the pitfalls to avoid.
Curious about why and how to build community? Join us for a live Q&A with CMX Founder David Spinks. David has spent his life building communities online and offline, and has trained teams at Facebook, Google, Salesforce, and hundreds more in community strategy. He'll be here to talk to us about when is the right time to set up a community, best practices for engagement, how to get your members to be active participants, and more. Bring your questions, community builders.
Need to buckle down and learn the ins and outs of social media for your company or personal brand? Start 2019 off right by joining Women Catalysts as we speak with Stephanie Hlywak from Open Campus at The New School. She teaches Social Media Marketing in their Digital Marketing online certificate and will be leading a short workshop and Q&A with us to give you tips and tricks on how to leverage key channels to reach your marketing goals.
Open Campus is The New School's destination for continuing and professional education offering on-campus and online courses and certificates in digital marketing, entrepreneurship, design leadership, design thinking, data visualization, interior design and more. Learn more and register at opencampus.newschool.edu.'
- Welcome/Intro from Morgan Ersery, Open Campus
- Overview of today's social media landscape from Stephanie
- Short Q & A from Women Catalysts
What do the sun, moon and stars have to say about 2019? Women Catalysts is all about tapping into wisdom, both earthly and beyond, and we’re excited to have astrologer Rebecca Farrar, Wild Witch of the West, to shed some light on life, love, and work for this next year.
Are you running your own business or interested in starting one? Managing finances, bookkeeping, and taxes can be daunting. We’re here to help set you up for success to make money honeys! Join Women Catalysts accountant Katie Reid as she walks us through the basics of bookkeeping and tax tips to get your money game tight in 2019.
Do you identify as an empath or feel a pull to learn more about the innate power of your intuition? This webinar will teach you practical, simple tools you can use to leverage your sensitivities to the energy around you instead of feeling like you're drowning in it. We'll get to the bottom of why you're not hearing your intuition and what to do when you feel like you can't trust it so you can engage this power in every area of your life.
Want to beef up your business acumen and improve the financial outlook of your ideas and dreams? Making your business profitable can be tough without the proper tools and resources to help make it happen. Join Credo Beauty Chief Financial Officer Shivani Ganguly as she talks to Kim about how to set up your business for success in finance and operations.
Ever explored awareness tools like the Enneagram? The Enneagram is a personality system for personal growth that is half spiritual, half psychology. Learning your type sheds light onto personality patterns that emerge from our deepest subconscious motivations and fears, allowing them to release.
Join expert Lubna Sharief for an intro as she explains these nine personality types, which are windows to view our world, others, and ourselves. During our time together we will:
- Get an overview of the symbol and the system.
- Touch on each personality type and the three triads of body, soul, and mind.
- Learn how to get started finding your type and how to get on a path of lifelong growth and work with the Enneagram.
Want to understand blockchain beyond the buzzword? What is it and what role does this emerging technology play in business, society, and your life? Join Ruby Yeh, Producer of the NO WOMAN LEFT BEHIND, the Women's Global Online Blockchain Conference, as she talks with Kim about why blockchain caught her attention, its evolution, and the opportunities and challenges blockchain brings.
Come to learn about the most common (and important) estate planning tools in California including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. These tools are useful to women in all walks of life, and particularly to women in the "sandwich" generation, i.e., those who are or may soon be caring for aging parents and dependent children. Estate Planning lawyer Loulena Miles will discuss how to nominate a guardian for minor children, how to "step into another person's shoes" to transact business on their behalf, and why not doing estate planning is such a bad idea. Bring your curiosity and questions.
1:1s can be so much more than a weekly check-in on current projects. They’re an opportunity to build strong relationships and communication channels. Marlow co-founder Chelsea Seid joins us to talk about how to redefine communication strategies during these important conversations to better serve your team members' goals.
You got a job offer from your dream start up...now it's time to negotiate salary and stock options. Do you know your options? Tax advisor & CPA Dan Hodgin is walking us through stock options 101.
Join Dan to learn:
Different categories of stock options
Tax implications of stock options
Planning tools and tips to make the most of your company shares
The mid-term elections are coming up soon. You want to help out, but what's the best and most effective way to volunteer? Join us for a conversational workshop with Swing Left Sonoma County founder Karen D’Or about the best ways to get involved and have a positive impact. Karen is a community organizer who is active in Swing Left and Indivisible. When she isn’t busy mobilizing volunteers for electoral work, she writes grants for local non-profit organizations.
You started your own business, which is awesome... until you need to get new clients. How do you sign new clients without being salesy? Leah Neaderthal, sales coach for women entrepreneurs, will share exactly how.
Join to learn:
- How to stop saying yes to just any client... and start getting the clients you really want
- How to use the sales process to build great client relationships
- How to be authentically yourself... even when you're selling
Learn more about Leah at smartgetspaid.com.
Fewer practices can feel as nebulous as that of meditation. This session will begin with an interactive discussion on the concept of happiness in relation to having a meditation practice. You will learn why meditation is so important and the different ways in which you can practice. There will be a 15-minute silent meditation practice at the end.
In this webinar, Mark will speak to the basics of getting set up for success in the real estate market, primarily focusing on financial preparation. He will cover topics on choosing a Real Estate Agent, the pre-approval process, tips for improving your credit score, different types of loans available, building equity, and the importance of finding a qualified lender to support you.
We'll do 2 exercises focused on knowing what's important to you/what you value and understanding your levels of satisfaction in your current role. This starts to build a framework for being fulfilled and effective in your current role, as well as making changes to the role if something isn't feeling right.
- Career Wheel of Life: Evaluating levels of satisfaction in 8 different areas of your career
- Know Your Values: Discover your values by looking at motivations behind major decision points in your life
- Action Plan: What changes do you want to make going forward?
Participating in philanthropic activities—volunteering, advocacy, donating—can help us be more engaged both at work and socially. We look at why authentic engagement matters and how these activities can positively influence our personal and professional lives.
We’ll provide the tools to help you:
- See yourself as a philanthropist
- Discover your unique philanthropic personality
- Translate your values into social action
This webinar will review the basics of investing in the stock market including stocks, bonds, ETFs, and mutual funds. It will also review the best products to start investing with based on your individual needs, stomach for risk, and goals. In the end, you will feel more comfortable choosing investments in your 401(k), 403(b), Roth IRA, IRA, SEP IRA, or brokerage account.
Members only time to discuss a range of topics