Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

New Members // Tuesday, September 27 // Virtual

September New Member Coffee Chat

Join the CoreNet Global Northern California Chapter Membership Committee for a virtual coffee chat on how to make the most of your new membership! All new members who joined in the past six months are invited to attend. Monthly new member coffee chats will take place on the last Tuesday of each month.

  • Learn about the Northern California Chapter committees and events.
  • Meet Chapter Leaders and ask questions.
  • Chart your course to get the most out of membership now and in the future.

Venue: Zoom (link included in confirmation email)
Schedule: Tuesday, September 27 // 8:00-9:00 AM
Cost: Free. Open to new members who have joined since April 2022.



Women of CoreNet // Thursday, September 29 // Virtual 

WOC: The Upgrade with Dr Louann Brizendine

Did you know that in the time of life typically known as menopause, our brains are reshaped, for the better, in a way that creates new power, a bracing clarity, and a laser-like sense of purpose if you know how to seize it? Mind-blowing right?!

Let's explore actionable, science-backed steps for preserving brain health for the rest of your life!

Please join the Women of CoreNet as we welcome the New York Times bestselling author of 'The Female Brain' and 'The Male Brain.' Dr. Louann Brizendine, MD, for dialogue and audience Q+A based on her book "The Upgrade" Louis Schump of Gensler will guide our conversation.

The first 50 people who register and attend this event will receive a FREE copy of the book!

Zoom (Link provided in confirmation email)

Schedule: Program: 5:00p // Virtual Networking: 6:00p
Cost: Member: Free // Non-Member: $25.00

Dr. Louann Brizendine, MD,
is the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Clinical Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, founder of UCSF’s Women’s Mood and Hormone Clinic and New York Times bestselling author of The Female Brain and The Male Brain. She lives in Sausalito, California with her husband.

Louis Schump
-  Creative Director, Gensler. Louis is an award-winning designer who transitioned from solving problems to creatively identifying the problem to be solved.

Committee Contacts:
Amy Aves, WOC Co-Chair (amy.aves@oracle.com)
Laurie Orlov,WOC Co-Chair (lorlov@vmware.com)
Soraya Farrah, WOC Co-Chair (sorayabean@yahoo.com)
Rashanda Udekwu (rudekwu@cri-sf.com)
Kirsten Fordyce-Wheeler (kfordyce-wheeler@des-ae.com)

Thank you to our Sponsor!

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Women of CoreNet // Sunday, October 2 // San Francisco

Susan G Komen " More than Pink walk"

Use your sparkle and make an impact on women’s health. Become a member of the 2022 Women of CoreNet team for the SF Bay Area Komen “More Than Pink” walk on October 2, 2022 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the San Francisco Zoo. Let's walk together to fight this battle that touches someone we know. Come join us for Networking, community outreach, and team building among WOC members. A few of our members are warriors and have completed treatment so this fundraising is to support the research on a cure and future treatments. Although research and treatments have come a long way, there is still a long way to go.

Fundraising prizes:

  • Raise $100 for a Cap with WOC logo and Pink Komen ribbon,
  • Raise $1,000 White Thermo flask with WOC logo and Pink Komen ribbon

Venue: San Francisco Zoo & Gardens: Sloat Blvd &, Upper Great Hwy, San Francisco
Schedule: Rolling Check-in Begins: 9:30am
Cost: Free!



Special Event // Friday, October 7th // San Francisco

Day on the Bay

Join us on October 7th as more than 400 colleagues embark on a Hornblower Yacht to spend the afternoon on the San Francisco Bay to watch the aerial magic of the U.S. Navy’s best pilots, the Blue Angels.  Members have described Day on the Bay as the single chapter event that provides a broad spectrum of peers and a relaxing, enjoyable environment to connect with old friends and make new ones. A buffet lunch, host bar, and ample supply of sunscreen round out keep guests fueled and protected for our four-hour tour and military spectacle.

Venue: Pier 3: San Francisco Embarcaders
Schedule: Check-in: 11a // Boarding: 11:45 // Boat Departs: 12:30p
Cost: End User: $100 // Service Provider: $250 // Limited Sponsorships Available



Upcoming Global Events

CoreNet Global Summit - North America

November 1-3, 2022
Chicago, IL