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Luminary offers multiple programs weekly, helping you navigate your personal and professional future. These members-only events and experiences are designed to help you develop new relationships and meet members of the Luminary community.

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Illumination Sessions

Provide Members with critical skills like understanding leadership strengths, influencing others, negotiation and building your personal brand. The sessions are intentionally small for Members to learn from and connect with each other, and have access to industry leaders.

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Sustainable Connections Series

Brings companies and individuals from across industries together to connect early and mid-career women together for networking and peer mentorship.

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Luminous Speaker Series

Brings top leaders to have inspiring and intimate conversations with our Members about their career journeys and lessons learned.

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Real Talk: Women and Work Series

Provides space for candid conversations that impact women in the workforce such as identity, parenthood, mental health and more.

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The Whisper Network

Delivers an intimate dinner series with small groups of Members covering taboo topics facing women’s advancement in the workforce and everything in between.

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Female Founders Support Group

A space especially for our Members who are female founders to share advice, tips, and the ups and downs of entrepreneurship.

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!

January 27, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Make sure you have the right mindset to pursue the growth opportunities that 2020 has to offer. The objectives of the session are: Learn what it means to have a Growth vs. Fixed Mindset Apply steps to adopt a Growth Mindset Explore how a Growth Mindset can help support your effectiveness in the workplace


January 28, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Illumination Session: How to Design a New Decade

This interactive, take-action workshop asks the simple question… What’s next? If you have been chasing tomorrow, waiting to launch a new business, dragging your heels on getting into or out of a relationship, faced with choices you are procrastinating on or you don’t know how to make, or feeling like you are boring yourself…then this workshop is for you! NOW is your new next! This workshop is designed to get you there. To do it. Whatever “it” is.


January 28, 2020 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

MEMBERS ONLY | Jane Salon Luncheon and Fireside Chat with Geena Davis

Luminary is partnering with Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media for a presentation and fireside chat on the state of women and other underrepresented groups in the entertainment industry with Academy Award-Winning actor and Institute Founder and Chair, Geena Davis and CEO, Madeline Di Nonno moderated by Founder and CEO of Luminary, Cate Luzio.


January 28, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

TueNight Live - RISK

A night of storytelling for women over 40 on the topic of "Risk". What happens when you take that leap? Storytellers include Carmen Rita Wong, Stacy Morrison, Bridgett M. Davis, Robin Gelfenbien, Taiia Smart Young.


January 29, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


The #1 challenge for most service-based entrepreneurs is sales. What if you could convert more of your consultations into clients with confidence and ease? Join seasoned sales expert Allison Davis as she walks you through her 5-step method for hosting powerful, authentic sales conversations that convert — with 0% sleaze. Free for Luminary members with code Luminary2020!


January 30, 2020 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Money Party with the Fiscal Femme

Show your money some love and join us for a Money Party! Ashley will take you step by step through the most important financial habit you can build: a monthly review of your expenses and goals. We call it a party for a reason: there will be wine, snacks, and a $$$ playlist


February 4, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Business Plan Boot Camp with Cate Luzio

Cate will be hosting our first Business Plan Boot Camp, breaking down each point and the basis for eight essential elements founders should include in a business plan, and why they matter. This workshop will hold no more than 12 people.Light refreshments will be served.


February 5, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

STRATEGIC STORYTELLING: using stories to move people & get results

Whether you’re launching an ad campaign, gearing up for a speaking engagement, prepping for a job interview, or heading to a networking event… What’s your story? And what kind of impact do you hope it will make? In this interactive session, award-winning storyteller Danielle Dardashti breaks down the art, craft, and science of strategic storytelling.


February 5, 2020 from 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Join Fairygodboss and Luminary for a panel discussion on the current state of women in the workplace and how we can create progress in 2020. Our panelists will dive into data around workplace satisfaction, strategies to advance gender parity, and how employees and employers can work together to create workplaces women rave about.


February 13, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


A FEARLESS FORCE is an opportunity for our participants to cause a breakthrough in leadership and fearless self-expression. This multi-day intensive program is targeted to exceptional women leaders. We come together in community and create and execute a 12-15 minute Ted-style signature speech. Join us for an unforgettable and inspiring evening! Wine and lite food served


February 15, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Enjoy a fireside chat with Cate Luzio and Amy Schecter, who will discuss her career journey, how she started GLAMSQUAD, and how she continues to lead her brand. She will also share the story behind partnering with CVS, her strategy on hiring talent, and what it's like to be a working mom. GLAMSQUAD will be on site to provide Luminary members with express hair styling and make up. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity!


February 18, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Luminary Presents: A LadyDrinks Fireside Chat with Anjali Sud

While good content is still king, video is the future. Video helps consumers better retain information and drive action. January 28th, 2020, Luminary presents a rare front row seat with the CEO of Vimeo Anjali Sud to talk about ways to leverage video for your business. Founder of LadyDrinks Women's Networking Joya Dass engages her i n fireside chat.


February 18, 2020 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Join Jamie Ratermann, Luminary member, who's worked with brands like TripAdvisor, Financial Gym and many others, to reduce the stress of building an online presence and get focused on what's going to give you results. Social Media has changed and will continue changing, but there are key tactics and strategies that will help you to win for your business and/or your personal brand. During this event you'll leave with a new understanding on beating the algorithm, getting brand focused and building (online) community


March 7, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

The SynHERgy Summit

SynHERgy Summit is a day for women by women. We will learn from visionaries who have paved the way for others and inspired us and take action in our own lives. This day long summit will feature a diverse group of inspiring and motivating keynote speakers, panelists, experiences, activations and workshops focused on synHERgizing our minds, bodies and businesses. When all three areas are aligned we operate at our full potential personally and professionally. The SynHERgy Summit is here to provide our community the tools and resources to thrive emotionally, physically and professionally.


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.