Browsing articles tagged with " Soho House"

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 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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NYC: After Work with Norma Kamali

Aug 30, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Events, New York City  //  No Comments

Esteemed fashion designer and entrepreneur Norma Kamali joined #WIEAfterWork to discuss her 30+ (!!!) years in the fashion industry.

Special thank you to our partner, Soho House for hosting.







INVITE: After Work with Norma Kamali (NYC)

Jul 22, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Invites  //  No Comments

Please join us for the next installment of After Work featuring noted fashion designer Norma Kamali

Tuesday August 18, 2015

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

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

Tickets Available:

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About Norma: 

Norma Kamali is an iconic designer who has created unforgettable pieces: The Sleeping Bag Coat, Farrah Fawcett’s Red Swim Suit, and The Parachute Dress. She is known for her innovative yet timeless approach to fashion. Norma’s career spans over four decades and her designs are recognized worldwide. Her clothing is coveted by top celebrities and stylists alike. Norma Kamali is not only known for her swim collection, but her other bodies of work includes timeless modern clothing in every classification. Beauty, health and wellness is clearly woven into her DNA. That DNA, along her understanding of the human form sets her apart from all others.

Norma Kamali has won numerous awards for her designs, as well as for her fashion films, architecture and interior design. The influence she has on the fashion industry can be seen throughout her career. Norma has been ahead of the curve in fashion but also in other areas as well. The no makeup, makeup collection in the early 90’s, her fitness line of technical active clothing, and her early use of the internet in the 90’s to interact directly with her clients are a few examples. Her 3D films, involvement in virtual and augmented reality for education, entertainment, and fashion all used in unique way to tell the story of her brand.

Norma’s clients have worn her clothes throughout the years and they have defined each decade with her designs. Celebrities like Madonna, Farrah Fawcett, Cher, and Raquel Welch to name a few. Today Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Sofia Vergara, Chrissy Teigen, Nicki Minaj and Lady GaGa have all worn Kamali’s designs.

INVITE: After Work with Joanne Wilson (NYC)

Mar 30, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Invites  //  No Comments

Attention Entrepreneurs: Hear first hand from a powerful angel investor who invests in women!!

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Soho House New York: 29-35 Ninth Avenue (between 13th/14th Streets)

Tickets Available HERE


About Joanne Wilson

Joanne Wilson has had many careers. She started out in retail, eventually moving to the wholesale arena. She then transitioned to the media side of the technology world, before reinventing herself as an investor.  She is currently an active angel investor with a portfolio of over 65 companies such as Food52, Catchafire, Vengo, Nestio, Captureproof, Makers Row, Le Tote, and Little Borrowed Dress. She has been involved in numerous real estate transactions from beginning to end and continues to make investments in that world. She is also an investor in a few restaurants in the New York area. In addition to these endeavors, Joanne has been involved in various education projects and chairs Hot Bread Kitchen, a non­profit committed to increasing access to the culinary industry for woman and minority entrepreneurs. She also sits on the board of The Highline and Wesleyan University.

Joanne has maintained her very popular blog,, for over 10 years. She loves to bake, cook, throw a good party, travel, read, collect art, do the crossword and stay on top of what’s happening around the globe and in NYC.

Her most successful venture is being married to her best friend, Fred and raising their three kids­ Jessica, Emily and Josh.


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