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INVITE: After Work with Cynthia Rowley (NYC)

Nov 24, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Invites  //  No Comments

It’s our final After Work conversation of the year and who better to end it with than a woman for whom success seems effortless but who makes it her business to challenge herself and take endless risks. We’re talking ‘fearless optimism and risk taking’ with leading global lifestyle designer Cynthia Rowley at our December 9th breakfast event. Rowley fell into fashion after being discovered on a train, has won a CFDA award and is a best-selling author.

Wednesday December 9, 2015

8:00am: Doors Open | 8:30am: Live Discussion | 9:15amBreakfast Reception

Soho House: 29-35 Ninth Avenue (btwn 13th/14th Streets)

Tickets available HERE

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INVITE: After Work – Getting on Boards (NYC)

Oct 15, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Invites  //  No Comments

Board directorships can be rewarding and potentially lucrative positions.  But how do you best position yourself as a credible candidate and leverage your professional skills? Our panel of experts who specialize in board recruitment, or are on boards themselves, will share valuable insights on the best ways to secure corporate board or non-profit board seats.

Panelists: Professor Noreena Hertz (Board Member: Warner Music Group, RWE AG), Matrice Ellis-Kirk (Board Member: President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, North Texas Tollway Authority and The Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation) and Ellie Wheeler (Principal, Greycroft Partners).  Read panelist bios HERE

Monday October 26, 2015

7:00pm: Doors Open | 7:30pm: Live Discussion | 8:15pmChampagne Reception

Soho House: 29-35 Ninth Avenue (btwn 13th/14th Streets)



INVITE: After Work With Women in Tech (NYC)

Oct 5, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Invites  //  No Comments

Join us on October 13th to hear from three women in technology, who not only innovate within their own organizations, but also foster innovation in others.  Rachel Weiss is Head of Digital at L’Oreal and spearheaded L’Oreal’s Women in Digital initiative.  Soraya Darabi is the founder of, which curates ethically minded clothing online.   And Brooke Hammerling is the founder of Brew PR known for being one of the most forward thinking tech PR agencies around.

Tuesday October 13, 2015

6:30pm: Doors Open | 7:00pm: Live Discussion | 7:45pmCocktail Reception

Squarespace HQ: 28 Mercer Street, 2nd Floor

Tickets Available HERE


Durga Entertainment Awards Filmmaker Grant

Sep 24, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog  //  No Comments

We were thrilled to join our friends from Durga Entertainment as they presented the second annual Durga Entertainment Filmmaker Grant to writer/director Olivia Newman during the opening reception of IFP Film Week.  The award, presented in conjunction with IFP (Independent Film Project), supports independent filmmakers who are balancing their careers with parenthood.  We are honored to continue working with partners who support female creatives.

Read more in The Hollywood Reporter: Olivia Newman Awarded Durga Filmmaker Grant



(L to R) Shayna (The Diva Lounge), Alannah Rafferty (Durga), Kishori Rajan (Durga), Olivia Newman (grant recipient), Joana Vicente (IFP), Sean McManus (IFP), Ritu Singh-Pande (Founder, Durga)

 Photo Credit: Kelsey C. Doyle

INVITE: sweat X sounds X senses (NYC)

Sep 10, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Invites  //  No Comments
Please join us for sweat X sounds X senses, an interactive wellness experience.
Noted fitness expert and Under Amour athlete Natalie Uhling will lead guests in a high-impact “NUFit Workout” (her very own method which fuses the best of kickboxing, dance and toning) to the live sounds of electric violinist Sarah Hurley (Julliard music).  Immediately following, guests will have the opportunity to stimulate their senses during an invigorating introduction to wellness expert Victorine Deych’s line of organic oils, “Sex, Drugs & Rock N’ Roll.”  Fresh juices and organic bites will also be available.

INVITE: After Work with Emily Mortimer (NYC)

Sep 7, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Invites  //  No Comments

Please join us for the next installment of After Work featuring celebrated actress Emily Mortimer

Wednesday September 30, 2015

6:30pm: Doors Open | 7:00pm: Live Discussion | 7:45pmCocktail Reception

Soho House: 29-35 Ninth Ave (btwn 13th/14th Streets)

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