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November Global Broadcast     


We are tremendously saddened by the devastating impact Hurricane Sandy has had on the lives of millions of people along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Many of our members have pitched in to help those in dire need in Far Rockaway, Staten Island, lower Manhattan, and the Jersey Shore.  The Red Cross, AmeriCares, Robin Hood, and many other organizations in the tri-state region are organizing relief and cleanup efforts. If you're interested in learning more about how you can help, email us at info@85Broads.com.

Truly global: last week women joined 85 Broads from Athens, Amsterdam, Bogota, and Nans Les Pins, France. Welcome all! 

A new benefit of Power Circle membership: complimentary VIP tickets to terrific conferences!  Power Circle members recently attended the Bloomberg Markets 50 Summit, The Global Conference for Social Change, 2012 Diversity Conference, The World Business Forum, and SIFMA's annual meeting with Alan Greenspan and Mary Shapiro.  To learn more about Power Circle membership benefits, email mherrera@85broads.com.


Congrats to 85 Broads member Michelle Lam, founder of True & Co., on raising $2M in seed funding! Aileen Lee, the only female partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is one of Michelle's investors. True & Co. is redesigning the art of bra shopping! Read more here.



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

Nov 1 - Beijing: Dinner with award-winning journalist Barbara Demick
Nov 2 - Mesa, AZ: WISE GOLF: Smart Women Challenge the Course!
Nov 6 - Stockholm: Scandinavia Chapter's After Work_STHLM
Nov 7 - Pittsburgh: Skill Share: A Green Routine
Nov 7 - West Hollywood, CA: November Happy Hour
Nov 7 - Dallas: The Amazing Aging Mind: The Latest Findings
Nov 8 - New Rochelle, NY: Interactive Cooking Party
Nov 8 - NYC: An Evening with JPM Exec Blythe Masters. Please note that this event has been rescheduled for Dec. 5th.
Nov 8 - Boston: A Revolution Hidden in Plain Sight: Women Transforming the Meaning of Power, Leadership and Success
Nov 8 - Washington, DC: Seven Financial Mistakes Professional Women Make... and How to Avoid Them
Nov 8 - London: WE Lunch with Founders Fit on Social Enterprise
Nov 11 - Princeton, NJ: Central NJ Chapter Networking Event
Nov 13 - Del Mar, CA: Happy Hour
Nov 13 - Toronto: Women & Philanthropy
Nov 13 - Chicago:  Mentorship Circle Kickoff
Nov 14 - Minneapolis: November Happy Hour
Nov 15 - NYC: Cocktails at The Core Club
Nov 15 - Phoenix: Fireside Chat: Introverts/Extroverts - How Both Work ... Together
Nov 19 - NYC: Monday Night MIngle at The Tower
Nov 21 - London:  ACTION DINNER with the Acumen Fund
Nov 30 - Chicago: Breakfast with 85 Broads member Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt Groupe

Members are encouraged to post their own events on our Events Calendar.

Nov 9 - NYC: Global Conference for Social Change*
Nov 12 -
Miami: Official NewME Accelerator Miami PopUp
Nov 14 - NYC: Women 2.0 Pitch NYC Conference & Competition*
Nov 15 - Mountain View, CA: Film & Philanthropy: Women Giving Under the Radar Series
Nov 15 - Darien, CT: DivaCFO Seminar: ORganizing Your Financial Life
Nov 19 - NYC: Help Elect Reshma Saujani for Public Advocate
Nov 22 - Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Undergraduate Womens Event - "Passion in What We Do"
Nov 27 - NYC: Business Insider: IGNITION 2012 Future of Digital Conference*

*Members receive a discount.  Log on to the Events Calendar for more info.


Recently we posted Meg Waite Clayton's article "After The Debate: The Facts On Where The Candidates Stand On Crucial Issues"; by the end of the day, the article was #2 "Most Popular" on Forbes and #1 "Most Active" on Social Media shares! The Columbia Journalism Review called Meg's article "the absolute best story about women’s issues stemming from the second Presidential debate." 

Members who join 85 Broads at the Power Circle or Investor level are eligible to submit blogs for possible inclusion on our blog page on Forbes.com.  All blogs should be sent to info@85broads.com.


Your company can be our next Company That Rocks!  Contact us at info@85broads.com to find out how to get your company and logo listed on our homepage, in a global broadcast, and featured in a social media campaign!


Through our partnership, Ivy Exec will provide 85 Broads members with complimentary Premium, "All Access" membership for one month, which gives you access to over 61,000 carefully screened job listings from the world's most prestigious companies. Ivy Exec was founded by 85 Broads member, Elena Bajic, and a team of Columbia Business School alums.

Click here to join Ivy Exec
and get
your 1-month All-Access membership!


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.


November 13th: Design-Driven Innovation in Business. To register, click here.

November 21st: Creating Moments of Calm: Why Work/Life Balance can be Overrated, but creating moments of calm is entirely realistic. 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.


Kerith Dilley is the Executive Director of The Anaheim Family Justice Center Foundation, which serves victims and families whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence and abuse. They provide direct victim assistance, empowerment and prevention resources. The AFJC Foundation transforms victims into survivors and breaks the cycle of violence.

Ellia Communications, founded by Kathy Caprino, offers top-level career coaching, executive success training, seminars, programs and resources - all designed to help women build successful, rewarding careers of significance and reach their highest potential.

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.