2017 Programs:

UPWARD programs are open to members. If you’d like to receive event invitations or attend programs, please be sure to join UPWARD today. We’ll be adding more details and programs over the next few months — in the meantime, be sure to save the date!

  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: Hello My Name Is: How effective networking builds better client relationships
    • January 23, 2017 | 6:00-8:00 pm
    • Location:  Credit Suisse Offices, New York
    • Sponsor:  Credit Suisse
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION:  Mind the Gap: Where’s my £300k?
    • February 7, 2017 | 6:00-8:30 pm
    • Location:  Morrison & Foerster, London
    • Sponsor:  Morrison & Foerster
  • ANNUAL DINNER:  CEO Lessons:  Building a Billion Dollar Company
    • February 9, 2017 | 5:00-8:00 pm
    • Location:  Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, California
  • MENTORING CLINIC: Path to the Boardroom
    • April 19, 2017 | 6:00-8:30 pm
    • Location: DocuSign Executive Briefing Center, San Francisco, California
    • Sponsor: Comcast

2016 Programs:

  • TABLE of 10: Freada Kapor Klein, Ph.D., partner at Kapor Capital and Founder of Level Playing Field Institute | SOLD OUT
    • February 10, 2016
    • 6:00-8:00PM
    • California
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: Gender Wage Gap | SOLD OUT
    • March 24, 2016 | 6:30-8:30pm
    • Sponsored by: Columbia Tower Club
    • Location: Columbia Tower Club, Seattle WA
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: Exploring the Dark Side of Leadership: Women Wolves | SOLD OUT
    • March 30, 2016 | 5PM-7:30PM
    • Location: Herzeliya, Israel
    • Hosted by: Viola Group
    • Speaker: Tina Nunno, Vice President and Gartner Fellow
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: Overcoming Unconscious Bias | SOLD OUT
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: Building and Leveraging Your Networks | SOLD OUT
    • April 25, 2016 | 6:00-8:00pm
    • London, England
    • Sponsor: LinkedIn UK
  • MENTORING CLINIC: Starting Your Own Franchise | SOLD OUT
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: Attitude vs Aptitude – Breaking Into the Executive Suite | SOLD OUT
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: Women in Technology | SOLD OUT
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: Fireside Chat with Jessica Bennett
    • September 29 | 6:00-8:00 pm | SOLD OUT
    • Location: Columbia Tower Club, Seattle, WA
    • Sponsor: Columbia Tower Club
  • TABLE of 10 – Nancy Duarte, UPWARD Board Member and CEO of Duarte, Inc. and Kim DeCarlis, CMO, Imperva
    • November 10 | SOLD OUT
    • California
  • TOPICAL DISCUSSION: The Innovation Challenge: Is Small Beautiful
    • November 29 |6:00 pm-8:30 pm | SOLD OUT
    • Location: Orrick Law Firm, London, England
    • Sponsor: Orrick Law Firm
  • TABLE OF 10 – Lisa Fontenot, UPWARD Board Member and Partner, Gibson Dunn and Holly Liu, Co-Founder and CDO at Kabam
    • December 13 | 6:00-8:00 pm | SOLD OUT
    • California
  • Table of 10 Dinner Events: Lessons from the C-Suite
    • 2 or more per quarter
  • NEW! Chapter Small Group Meetings
    • San Francisco, Austin, and Seattle
    • 2-3 per quarter, per chapter

Chapter Launches:

UPWARD chapter launches are open to members. If you’d like to receive invitations or attend programs, please be sure to join UPWARD today.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • November 2, 2016 | SOLD OUT 
    • Sponsor and Host: Grupo Vi-Da
  • Chicago, IL 
  • New York, NY
  • Washington, DC
    • May 9, 2017
  • Los Angeles, CA
    • September 2017
  • Australia
    • October 2017