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UWIB NYC Committee Interest Event

United Women in Business

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

UWIB NYC Committee Interest Event

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The United Women in Business NYC Chapter is excited to welcome UWIB Members to a Meet & Greet with our 2014 Board of Directors and to learn about volunteering in a committee position this year!


Joining a committee is a great way to take a more active leadership position in the United Women in Business Foundation. We are seeking to establish Programming, Community Relations and Philanthropy committees and are looking for engaged women in business in New York City.


WHAT YOU'LL GET:
  • Learn more about the United Women in Business NYC Chapter
  • Meet our Board of Directors
  • Hear about Committee volunteer opportunities
  • Quality networking time with other UWIB NYC members and the new 2014 Board of Directors
  • Delightful snacks and drinks

 

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

 
LOCATION: Simon & Schuster [11th floor lounge]
1230 Avenue of the Americas, between 48th and 49th Streets
*You must arrive no later than 7:00 p.m. or you will not be admitted to the building. Please check in with the Simon & Schuster security desk and provide a valid ID. If you have any questions or trouble getting upstairs, please call AJ DeWerd at 763-227-0158 (cell) or 212-298-7399 (Simon & Schuster office).

AGENDA:
  • Sign-in / Refreshments: 6:30–6:45 PM
  • UWIB Introductions & Welcome: 6:45-7:00 PM
  • Committee Expectations & Overviews: 7:00-7:20 PM
  • Individual Chats with VPs: 7:20-8:00 PM
  • Closing Remarks: 8:00 PM


ABOUT United Women in Business

The United Women in Business Foundation (UWIB) seeks to foster professional success through education among all women. Through educational programming, mentorship, and community service initiatives, our goal is to help members excel despite the challenges and inequalities that women face in in today’s business environment. 

While UWIB places a strong emphasis on serving women who are underprivileged, our organization is also dedicated to serving and supporting women with different experience levels ranging from undergraduate and graduate students, to young professionals, female executives, and thought leaders.


 


ABOUT Programming Committee

  • UWIB’s NYC Chapter is looking to expand its Programming Committee to work closely with the VP of Programming in NYC to develop overall programming calendar and strategy. 
  • In particular, this position includes, but is not limited to, coming up with potential event ideas, speakers, and venues as well as building a database of contacts, pricing and quotes.
  • In addition, members will have the opportunity to work with the Community Relations Committee as many events rely on in-kind donations. 
  • Members of the Programming Committee would be instrumental in assisting the VP of Programming in contacting speakers, following up with requests, and visiting establishments to ensure that the location is a fit for the event.
  • Event photographers
  • Board Contact: Jenina Soto, VP of Programming

 

ABOUT Community Relations Committee

  • UWIB’s NYC Chapter is looking to expand its Community Relations Committee. In particular, members of the UWIB Community Relations Committee would work closely with the VP of Community Relations in NYC and the Programming Board to secure sponsorships and donations for events. 
  • In particular, this position includes, but is not limited to, locating food vendors, drink donations, event space and swag for each of UWIB’s events. 
  • As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, UWIB relies on the generosity of the community to receive in-kind donations for its events.  UWIB’s Community Relations Committee also coordinates events with NYC university organizations and serves as the liaison between the university and UWIB. 
  • Members of the Community Relations Committee would be instrumental in assisting the VP of Community Relations in contacting NYC vendors, following up with requests, and visiting establishments to ensure that donations are secured for each event.
  • Board Contact: Nishi Ramolia, VP of Community Relations

 

ABOUT Philanthropy Committee

  • Philanthropy Committee will work closely with the VP of Philanthropy to plan and organize volunteer events for UWIB membership.
  • Focus on creating contact list of relevant organizations to reach out to; call organizations and establish informational calls/relationships to find out if interests align
  • Cultivate rolodex of contacts UWIB can volunteer with and stay in touch with regarding future opportunities
  • Responsible for briefing VP/committee of new leads/opportunities
  • Work in concert with Digital Media VP/committee to help facilitate social media pushes regarding all philanthropic events/volunteer opps
  • Help publicize any other relevant fundraising events UWIB might be interested in supporting 
  • On volunteer days, help act as point person at respective location to check people in and help manage operations of the day
  • Board Contact: Sydney Campos, VP of Philanthropy

 

HOW TO GET INVOLVED WITH UWIB:

If you are interested in UWIB and would like to receive invites to future events, please fill out our free, 5-minute sign-up form here. You can also follow us on Twitter (@UnitedWomen) to keep the conversation going, and like us on Facebook while checking out event photos

 
By registering for a United Women in Business Foundation event, you are giving permission for UWIB to use any photos of you from this event for UWIB promotional purposes and for UWIB and UWIB's partners to contact you via email after this event.


Have questions about UWIB NYC Committee Interest Event? Contact United Women in Business

When & Where


Simon & Schuster
1230 Avenue of the Americas
11th Floor Lounge
New York, NY 10020

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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United Women in Business

About UWIB

The United Women in Business Foundation (UWIB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the professional and personal development of women in the business world. UWIB’s mission is to foster success for its members by providing educational programs, mentorship and networking connections, and leadership and growth opportunities.

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