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Luminary offers multiple in-person and virtual programs and workshops weekly, helping you navigate your personal and professional future, and allowing you to tune in from anywhere.

These members-only events and experiences are designed to help you develop new relationships and meet members of the Luminary community.


Illumination Sessions

Provide Members with critical skills like understanding leadership strengths, influencing others, negotiation and building your personal brand.

Intentionally small for Members to learn from and connect with each other, with access to industry leaders who facilitate.

Running multiple sessions weekly.

Speaker Series

Brings top leaders across all industries to have inspiring and intimate conversations with our Members about career journeys, lessons learned challenges, pivots, etc.

Speakers have included Diane Von Furstenberg, Sallie Krawcheck, Cynthia Rowley, Gary Vaynerchuk, Carla Harris, Mindy Grossman, Bobbi Brown, Sandra Campos, Geena Davis and more.

Running virtually up to 2x per month.

Real Talk:
Women & Work Series

Provides brave space for candid conversations that impact women (and our male allies) in the workforce such as race, identity, parenthood, mental health and more.

Running virtually up to 2x each month.

The Whisper Network

Delivers an intimate dinner series with Founder and CEO, Cate Luzio, for small groups of Members covering tough topics facing women's advancement in the workforce and everything in between.

Currently running virtually each month.

Sustainable Connections

Brings companies and/or individuals across industries together to connect early and mid-career women as well as entrepreneurs together for networking and peer mentorship.

Currently running quarterly.

Women Founders Support Group

A space especially for our Founder/Women Business Owner Community! Whether you've been a founder for years or just starting out, Members share advice, tips, and the ups and downs of entrepreneurship.

Currently running virtually each month.

Business Plan
Boot camp

Whether you're in a corporate role or running your own business, this 2-Hour Boot Camp is for anyone looking to write a strategic plan, build a business plan or modify an existing one, create financial projections and more, including a business model pivot, this is a workshop you don't want to miss! 

Currently running virtually each month.

Community Conversations

We are focused on holding space for community conversations around who we are, how we come to community, and work towards equity. Creating a sustained dialogue, for and with our community, join to reflect, learn and act in order to advocate for change.

Currently running virtually every week.

Upcoming Programming

Programming and events are included in the membership. Tickets to select events marked with an asterisk are available for non-members to purchase via our events page. To reserve your spot to any of the programs below click here!


General Luminary Community Events and Networking Opportunities


Small Business / Entrepreneurial Development, Acceleration, and Growth


Career and Professional Development Programs, Workshops and Events


Upskilling, Advancing and Honing Your Skills


Wellness, Health, Self-Care and Fitness

September 28, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Coffee With Jenelle

Join Luminary's Head of New Membership & Affiliate Partner Programs, Jenelle De La Rosa for virtual coffee! Have questions about Luminary? Just looking to chat with Jenelle and other members? Stop by for some great conversation.


September 28, 2020 from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Unlock the Power of Presence and Use it to Wow Others on Zoom

In this live webinar, Joanna defines executive presence as how you speak, how you act, and how you look. Using concepts from executive presence coaching, you can get rid of distractions, gain confidence, and let your essence shine through. In 2020, this is an essential skill to have.


September 29, 2020 from 2 :00 PM - 3:15 PM

Co-Working & Conversations With Surabhi

Join our Chief Impact Officer, Surabhi Lal, for virtual co-working and conversations. This session will start with introductions and time spent getting to know other Luminary members. Following the conversations, bring with you a deep thought project you want to work on, what you need to get it done, and maybe even a snack.


September 29, 2020 from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Members Only: Fall Luminary Mixer

Feel like shaking it up this September? Want to meet new Luminaries? Looking to reconnect with other Members? Join us for our Fall Virtual Luminary Reunion/Mixer, where we'll hold a small town hall, update you on everything we have going on this Fall and followed by an opportunity to meet both new and existing members in breakout sessions. This will be a great way to take part in the thriving community, engage and connect!


September 30, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Virtual Luminary Open House

Join us for Community & Connections! Learn for yourself why Luminary is the premier collaboration hub for women and women-identified who are passionate about professional development and expanding their networks. This is a great way for all those interested in learning more about Luminary and meet other new potential members.


September 30, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Creative Hour with Rachel

Take a mid-week break to refresh and restart by taking an hour to get creative! Spend this hour and connect with Rachel, Luminary's Community Director, and other Luminary Members while you work on your own creative project. This event is non-structured by design, so feel free to bring whatever you want to work on!


September 30, 2020 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Fashion For Your Best Self with The Fashionologist Featuring Drunk Yoga®

In this workshop, learn how to use clothes to showcase your best self with Dr. Ania Schwartzman, Founder of The Fashionologist, LLC and featuring Drunk Yoga®. You'll enjoy Eli Walker's signature, uplifting Drunk Yoga® experience with customized "yoga drinking games" and icebreaker questions centered around your relationship to style, fashion and self-confidence.


October 1, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM

Writing for Discovery, Writing from the Heart. Writing for Compassion

Writing for expression is not so much about the craft of writing, but to connect with others and allow for catharsis. In this workshop join Luminary Member, Debbie Maiocco, where we will have short writing prompts and then read to each other and share, or just listen.


October 8, 2020 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Mighty Wish Roundtable

Do you wish that your dreams could come true? The Mighty Wish Roundtable can support you in gaining traction in realizing them! This is a collaborative hour in which participants expose their wishes and goals and inspire one another to manifest, validate, and bring them to life. Together we will create wishes that stick!


October 13, 2020 from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Luminous Speaker Series: Amanda Baldwin, President at Supergoop!

In this Luminous Speaker Series, Cate Luzio will be joined by Amanda Baldwin, President at Supergoop!, the first protective skincare brand that puts SPF at the forefront. Amanda will discuss the brand’s mission to change the way the world thinks about sunscreen, her career journey, how things have changed during the pandemic, working with a Founder and her outlook for the future.


October 14, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Sip & Style With Elevated Style by Aliya

Luminary Member and Founder of Elevated Style by Aliya for Sip & Style - a curated virtual networking happy hour, allowing professional women the opportunity to make meaningful connections and be inspired. There will be real talk about topics that matter related to style, self image, and body positivity.


October 14, 2020 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Water Cooler Conversations with Cate Featuring a Virtual Marketplace

Now that we're working remotely, it can be hard to connect with colleagues and members in a more casual setting. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, bring your lunch and join Cate, Founder and CEO of Luminary and several Hispanic small business owners (and Luminary members!) for an informal discussion. Come connect and converse!


October 28, 2020 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

She4All Pitch Competition: Reinvention & Resilience

The number of entrepreneurs that are starting their businesses after the age of 40 is growing. She4All: Reinvention & Resilience is a pitch competition aimed at bringing more visibility to entrepreneurs who are 40+, celebrating these women and supporting their journeys. Five finalists will compete virtually by giving their best business pitches to our panel of influential leaders. First and second place winners will receive prizes to help support their businesses as they grow.


Part of the power AND the success of Luminary is that the women of our community contribute to it. Whether you are a subject matter expert or would like to facilitate a program, become a mentor, speak at an event, hold "office hours" or simply just want to get involved, we’d love to hear from you. Drop us a line at getinvolved@luminary-nyc.com.