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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!

February 26, 2020 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM


Join us for an evening with Bonita Stewart, VP of Global Partnerships at Google. Currently she oversees the company’s Global Partnerships team for the largest US publishers across Search, Mobile Apps, Commerce, News, Media & Entertainment, Telecommunications and Domains. Bonita brings extensive consumer technology and operational experience as her career spans over two decades of digital transformation across multiple industries. She serves on the Deckers Brands board [NYSE:DECK], Pluralsight board [NASDAQ:PS], and the American Ballet Theatre Advisory Council for Project Plié.


March 2, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Style Your Brand: How to create a style that will stand out

During this workshop, Tania Sterl, Personal Stylist and founder of Sterl on Style will lead you to discover your personal brand style that captures your unique personality and conveys your message.


March 4, 2020 from 11:30 PM - 12:00 PM

Illumination Session: Craft Your Professional Story

Your professional story holds a key to developing the relationships and network you desire. Luminary’s Head of Program Development at Learning, Surabhi Lal, will guide you as you dig into your experiences, values, and skills to come up with a story that is uniquely you. You'll be able to practice your new story and get feedback. We'll cover the dreaded "tell me about yourself" and you will walk out of the session with a solid professional story to share at your next networking event, informational interview, or family dinner.


March 4, 2020 from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

MEMBERS ONLY | Business for All With Alice

You are invited to join Alice and key business leaders to launch Business for All, a movement created to champion New Majority small business owners. Lend your voice at an intimate listening session on supporting small business owners nad strengthening accessibility and inclusivity in our community. From this discussion and activations across Business for All, we will craft a non-partisan letter to both presidential candidates calling for their support and educating them on the top prioirities small businesses have.


March 5, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Wrong Kind of Women by Naomi McDougall Jones

Join us for a Luminary-exclusive event with Laura Mignott, CEO of DFlash, a New York-based event marketing & production company and creator/host of the highly rated Reset Podcast, who will interview writer, actress, producer, and women-in-film activist Naomi McDougall Jones about her just-released debut book, The Wrong Kind of Women: Inside Our Revolution to Dismantle the Gods of Hollywood. The book is a brutally honest look at the systemic exclusion of women in film--an industry with massive cultural influence--and how, in response, women are making space in cinema for their voices to be heard.


March 6, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:30 PM

March Executive and Innovator Luncheon - Let's Talk About Equal Pay!

How do we stand up for ourselves to make sure that we are being paid fairly? How are you sticking up for your female employees? Are you charging the same fee for your services as your male counterparts? Let's discuss over lunch! Join Ellevate and Luminary for what should be a great talk in honor of Equal Pay Day.


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.


March 10, 2020 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Corporate Cash Foundations

Join for Corporate Cash Foundations- a workshop for service providers who want to get started landing lucrative corporate clients. Here's how to know if this workshop is right for you: 1. You're clear about what services you offer, even if you're not sure about your target market. 2. You know what happens for clients as a result of working with you- meaning you've had way more than a handful of happy clients. 3. You have had a corporate client before, or you come from a larger business background.


March 11, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Getting on the Gram

Love the Gram? Scared of the Gram? Have been sitting on the fence in using Instagram to boost your brand? Join Therese and Alyce at Luminary on March 24th for workshop on Gram.


March 12, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Luminous Speaker Series: Kara Goldin

Join us for an evening with hint Founder and CEO, Kara Goldin on March 2nd at Luminary. Hint inc., a San Francisco-based healthy lifestyle company, is best known for hint water and most recently, hint sunscreen.


March 26, 2020 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

SHE4ALL Pitch Competition

A pitch competition for women-founded brands with community at their core. At Berlin Cameron and Luminary, community is at the core of everything we do, from cultivating cultures for brand partners to nurturing their own. That's why we're seeking women founders who are just getting started on their entrepreneurial journey—all while building an authentic community. Five finalists will compete at Luminary on March 26 by giving their best business pitches to our women panel of influential leaders. The event will also kick off with a panel featuring Betsy Bluestone (P&G Ventures) and more.


March 31, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


New year, new decade, new next… Perhaps you have made some headway on your goals and visions for 2020 and have already hit a wall. Maybe you have not even begun taking action yet, or perhaps you just need a bit of accountablity to get going. This interactive, take-action workshop asks the simple question… What’s next?


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.