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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


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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INVITE: After Work with Aliza Licht (NYC)

Jun 16, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Invites  //  No Comments

Please join us for the next installment of After Work featuring Aliza Licht (SVP, PR at DKNY and Author “Leave Your Mark”)

Aliza Licht (SVP, PR at DKNY) came to prominence as the woman behind the anonymous Twitter handle @DKNY PR GIRL, which she grew to over half a million followers. She was recently featured on the cover of The New York Times style section as one of “America’s Next Top Mentors”, and has been dubbed the “Reigning Queen of Social Media” by Women’s Wear Daily.  Licht has a new book out, “Leave Your Mark”, and joins us June 25th for an After Work conversation. If you want to get better at social media messaging this talk is for you.

Thursday June 25, 2015

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

No. 8 357 West 16th Street (btwn 8th/9th Aves)

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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.


After Work by WIE is an intimate salon series that highlights the work and careers of inspirational men and women, and engages them in a lively Q&A and general discussion around issues pertaining to their industry. Sign up to our mailing list at

Happy Women’s History Month!

Mar 1, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Inspiration  //  No Comments


INVITE: After Work with Jennifer Justice & Rachel Sklar (NYC)

Feb 28, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Invites  //  No Comments

More and more in our society, we’re seeing women eschewing the so called traditional path to motherhood. In celebration of “International Women’s Day”, WIE is proud to host a talk featuring two such women, Jennifer Justice (EVP, Roc Nation) and Rachel Sklar (Founder, The, one a corporate executive, one an entrepreneur, a mother and a mom to be, both of whom made the decision to go it alone. We’ll hear their fascinating career journeys and we’ll discuss modern motherhood. As Sklar put it in her much lauded blog, “welcome to the new normal!”

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