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January 2013 Global Broadcast     

EXCITING LAUNCH: We're "in the lab" building a sleek new tech platform with our friends at TeraCode. Our new site will allow us to offer members an exceptional user experience (my favorite: the ability to simulcast live events!) Our team would love to get your feedback on other helpful features and functionality you'd like us to include!  Please send suggestions to info@85broads.com.


Log on to 85broads.com to see our full calendar of events

Jan 7 - NYC: Cocktail Mingle at The Tower
Jan 10 - JACKSON, WY: New Year Networking Dinner
Jan 15 - BOSTON: Launch 2013: Career Strategies Dinner
Jan 16 - NYC: Health & Fitness Club Launch Party
Jan 29 - STOCKHOLM:  Swedish Art of the 21st Century
Jan 30 - CHICAGO: Yoga Night at lululemon athletica
Jan 31 - CINCINNATI:  New Year New Network

Upcoming Events hosted by members of our network and our partners:

Jan 8 -
NYC: Reshma Saujani Candidate for Public Advocate of NYC
Jan 8 - AUSTIN: Crowdfund Texas
Jan 17 - NYC: Womensphere Emerging Leaders Global Summit 2013
Jan 22 - NYC: Women Entrepreneurs Festival: Getting Down to Business
Feb 1 - NYC: Columbia Women in Business Conference: Beyond the Glass Ceiling
Feb 23 - CAMBRIDGE, MA: HBS Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference

We encourage our members to post their own events on 85Broads.com!


Thanks to all of you who have already submitted your stories for our book, Chasing the Dream: A Day in the Life of 85 Fearless Entrepreneurs. We are thrilled with the entries we received to date! Chasing the Dream will feature 85 trailblazing women in our network who are passionately pursuing the dream of entrepreneurship.

If you have a story to share, it's not too late to send it in. We have extended the submission deadline to January 31st.  Click here for information on submission guidelines. We'd love to include your story!


 85 Broads is excited to be a Community Partner of Womensphere Emerging Leaders Global Summit 2013 taking place on January 17, at Columbia University, NYC!

Speakers at this event include Musimbi Kanyoro – CEO, Global Fund for Women; Marie Wilson - Founder and President Emerita, The White House Project; Dr. Shirley Tilghman – President, Princeton University; Noa Meyer – Head of the 10,000 Women Initiative, Goldman Sachs; Emily Graham – Senior Manager, Worldwide Innovation, Pfizer; and 85 Broads members   Analisa Balares  – CEO & Founder, Womensphere and Marissa Wesely – Partner, Simpson Thacher.

Members should enter PROMO CODE: 85BROADS-EL2013 to receive $25 off the registration price.

For more information click HERE. To register click HERE.



Log on to www.85Broads.com/jobs to view some of our new posts.  Career opportunities may be posted for free by members, companies, and non-profit organizations.


January 17th: Resiliance: How to Bounce Back From Setbacks & Stay Cool Under Pressure. To register, click here.

January 22nd: Ten Things Every Person Should Know Before Talking Salary. To register, click here.

Jam Sessions are free for subscribing members. Recordings of past Jam Sessions can be found in the Videos section of our website.


Autumn Adeigbo is a wholesaler of women’s apparel for the contemporary market located in NYC, focusing on bringing traditional, African inspired designs reproduced in vivid colors and combining them with modern fabrics and silhouettes. Autumn Adeigbo’s collection has been placed in over 30 top-tier fashion publications including Vogue, Glamour, WWD and Marie Claire.

PixInk Design, founded by Ayesha Mathews-Wadhwa, is a design agency based in San Francisco and New York City. Their expertise is in crafting compelling brand experiences across print and digital media. PixInk's clients include Apple, Facebook, Oracle, Cat Footwear, Riverbed, Camel, Sephora and Insight Labs amongst many others.

Candice Pascoal is the CEO of MastersChannel, which provides life-changing classes on spirituality, self-help and personal empowerment. Their goal is to provide the tools and resources people need on their journey to find the answers they’ve been seeking in love, spirituality, self-understanding and more.


If you've got a great company, we'd love to SPOTLIGHT it on 85Broads.com!

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About 85 Broads


85 Broads is a global women's network whose mission is to generate exceptional professional and social value for its members through regional network events and online at 85Broads.com.   Members  invest their time, their intellect, and their financial capital in each other, across multiple generations, which is what makes 85 Broads so unique.

The women in 85 Broads are entrepreneurs, investment bankers, consultants, film makers, lawyers, educators, athletes, venture capitalists, portfolio managers, political leaders, philanthropists, doctors, engineers, artists, scientists, FT parents, and students.  Learn more about our exclusive network and apply for membership.