The CLUB
An incubator of women leaders

Events



Upcoming events

    • 05/31/2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • 191 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041
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    We are excited to be bringing back CLUB lunches! Join cultural strategist and CLUB member Julie Muniz at in Mountain View for a casual lunch.

    Please RSVP so we can reserve the right size table. We'll plan to split the bill

    • 06/06/2024
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
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    About the Speaker!

    Marla Sofer is founder and CEO of Knomee. A seasoned financial services and fintech executive, founder of two women’s networks driving change and inclusion in corporations, frequent speaker on topics related to the future of financial services, wealth, and asset management, startup advisor, 2020 Woman of Silicon Valley, 2021 Woman in WealthTech to Watch, and proud mom, and wife.

    Marla led partnerships quantified in billions of dollars at J.P. Morgan and BlackRock before leaping into fintech in 2015 to improve customer experiences. Her experiences at Microsoft, Carta, Invesco, Xignite, and Lending Club influenced her decision to create a solution that would improve personal financial wellness and enable financial services companies to better serve their customers and prospects.


    • 06/13/2024
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
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    In the modern workplace, distinguishing oneself as a leader requires more than just skill—it demands a commanding presence. Led by Kristen Brun Sharkey, a seasoned executive coach and improv enthusiast, this session unveils how improv principles can significantly enhance your influence and leadership presence. Whether you're an established leader or an emerging one, you'll learn how the spontaneity and adaptability inherent in improv can transform your approach to communication, creativity, and collaboration. Prepare for an interactive experience that will boost your confidence and equip you with innovative tools for impactful leadership.


    Key Takeaways:

    • Learn fundamental improv techniques to enhance your adaptability and presence in professional settings, making you more responsive and engaging
    • Boost communication confidence, using improv strategies to articulate your ideas more effectively and connect with your audience
    • Gain a toolkit of improv-based exercises you can use at any time to build your influence

    Kristen Brun Sharkey is an executive coach, speaker and corporate facilitator who previously spent 15 years leading teams in advertising tech and marketing at companies ranging from early-stage startup to Fortune 100. Today she helps leaders advance their careers, make better decisions, execute change effectively, develop innovative solutions and successfully engage their teams. Her unique approach combines evidence-based business and leadership frameworks with principles and skills from improv theatre in order to help her clients and audiences accelerate their impact. She has a Master's degree in Management, Strategy & Leadership from Michigan State University and has spoken at recent conferences such as the California Conference for Women and the Chief in Tech Summit.




    • 06/20/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Sunnyvale, CA
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    We'll be discussing Unlearning Silence by Elaine Lin. If you aren't able to finish the book, please come still!

    The meeting will happen in-person in Sunnyvale. Exact location to be announced week of pending RSVPs.


    Join Board Member Tamar Serna as she leads our quarterly book CLUB. If you didn't get a chance to finish the book, we encourage you to still join us in-person for the great company, conversations, and food. 

    • 06/26/2024
    • 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
    • via Zoom
    • 100
    Register



    What's on your mind lately?

    • Is the pace of change going too fast?
    • Don't know what trend or emerging technology to follow?
    • Need tips to talk to your manager when your entire team is male?

    Come and learn how leaders in parallel roles are tackling the challenges you're facing. Our curated mentoring circles provide a safe [third] space to discuss what's top of mind for you at this stage in your life and career.

    It’s not just getting to the top, but having the skills and confidence to succeed once you have arrived. Together, we can do great things!


    • 07/10/2024
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • via Zoom
    • 100
    Register



    Curious about the CLUB?

    Join the CLUB Board and members in this Ask-Me-Anything session and find out more more about our upcoming programs and events!

    The CLUB is a diverse community of inspiring professionals helping women to accelerate their leadership journeys.

    We provide a unique and inclusive environment that offers the opportunity for women leaders across industries, and career stages, to CONNECT.  We empower you to LEAD mentoring and sharpen your skills. We help you UNITE with professional women and BUILD your careers.

    It’s not just getting to the top, but having the skills and confidence to succeed once you have arrived.Together, we can do great things!


    • 09/19/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Cubberley, 4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, Studio F2
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    Join Board Member Tamar Serna as she leads our quarterly book CLUB. If you didn't get a chance to finish the book, we encourage you to still join us in-person for the great company, conversations, and food. 


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