2017 Past Programs by Date and Type:

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  • January 23, 2017
    • Build UP:  TOPICAL DISCUSSION | “Hello My Name Is” – How effective networking builds better client        relationships
    • Sponsored by:  Credit Suisse
    • New York City
  • February 7, 2017
    • Build UP:  TOPICAL DISCUSSION | Mind the Gap: Where’s my £300k?
    • Sponsored by:  Morrison & Foerster
    • London
  • February 9, 2017
    • Meet UP:  ANNUAL DINNER | “CEO Lessons: Building a Billion Dollar Company”
    • Julia Hartz, Founder and CEO of EventbriteBrit Morin, Founder and CEO of Brit + Co and Mariam        Naficy, Founder and CEO of Minted
    • San Jose, California 
  • April 19, 2017
    • Build UP:  MENTORING CLINIC | “Path to the Boardroom”
    • Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, Founder of theBoardlist and Founder/Chairman of JOYUS, w/theBoardlist        members; Caroline Tsay, former VP & GM of HPE Software, Jennifer Tejada, CEO of PagerDuty and        Mauria Finley, former CEO & Founder of Citrus Lane
    • Sponsored by: DocuSign and Comcast
    • San Francisco, California

2016 Programs by Date and Type:

  • March 30, 2016
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | Exploring the Dark Side of Leadership: Women Wolves
    • Sponsored by: Viola Group
    • Israel
  • April 6, 2016
  • April 25, 2016
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | Building and Leveraging Your Professional Networks
    • Sponsored by: LinkedIn
    • London
  •  June 8, 2016
  • September 19, 2016
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | Attitude vs. Aptitude – Breaking Into the Executive Suite
    • Sponsored by: Olswang LLP
    • London
  • September 22, 2016
  • September 29, 2016
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | Fireside Chat with Jessica Bennett
    • Sponsored by: Columbia Tower Club
    • Seattle
  • October 19, 2016
    • UPWARD Chicago Launch
  • November 2, 2016
    • UPWARD Buenos-Aires Launch
  • November 10, 2016
  • November 29, 2016
  • December 13, 2016
    • Build UP: TABLE OF 10 | Holly Liu, Co-Founder and CDO at Kabam
    • Sponsored by: Lisa Fontenot, Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLC
    • California

2015 Programs by Date and Type:

  • February 26, 2015 
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | The Fearless Factor
    • Sponsored by: Duarte, Inc.
    • California
  • April 30, 2015 
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | CEO Roundtable: Raising Venture Capital
    • California
  • June 1, 2015 
    • UPWARD London Chapter Launch
  • June 25, 2015 
    • Build UP: WORKSHOP | Building and Leveraging Your Network
    • Sponsored by: Korn Ferry
    • California
  •  August 24, 2015  
  • September 15, 2015
    • UPWARD Austin Chapter Launch
  • September 22, 2015
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | Growing Your Net Worth
    • Sponsored by: Credit Suisse
    • California
  • October 1, 2015
    • UPWARD Seattle Chapter Launch
  • October 15, 2015 | UPWARD Israel Event  
    • Speakers: Lisa Lambert, founder/CEO, UPWARD and Dr. Patricia Florissi, Vice-President;                            Global Chief Technology Officer and Distinguished Engineer
    • Israel
  • November 11, 2015 | The Fairmont San Jose 

2014 Programs by Date and Type:

  • February 10, 2014 
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | Being Memorable
    • California
  • April 17, 2014 
  • June 11, 2014 
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSION | The Business of Giving
    • Speakers: Whitney Williams, williamsworks and Jacquelline Fuller, Google.org
  • September 2, 2014
    • Build UP: TOPICAL DISCUSSON | Work-Life Balance
    • Speaker: Leah Busque, CEO, TaskRabbit
  • November 20, 2014 
    • Meet UP: UPWARD Annual Dinner at The Fairmont San Jose
    • Carol Bartz: Unplugged and Unfiltered
  • December 2014
    • UPWARD Israel Chapter Launch