January 2, 2019

Taking on 2019 with Power and Purpose

We start this year off with a manifesto of sorts because we want to do more than just wish you the best year ahead. We’d like to offer you a vision. So here it is… Women in positions of power are “women who hold an occupation that gives them great authority, influence, and/or responsibility.” Let’s repeat […]

October 28, 2018

Boston: Special event with MM La Fleur

You’ve probably heard the exciting news that womenswear brand MM.LaFleur has become a national sponsor of Changemaker Chats. If you made it to our last Chat, you even received some fun swag and heard a bit about their backstory (if you haven’t heard of them, check out the recap of a recent NYC Chat with their founder). […]

July 29, 2018

Changemaker Chats Founders “Don’t Just Want to Hear Success Stories”

We don’t always divulge our origin story, but we’re excited that our brand-new partners at MM.LaFleur decided it was worthwhile. Read it here. The truth is everyone has a story to share. Our aim is to tell more Changemaker’s stories, connect more women, and foster more opportunities for inspiration and growth. To this end, we have some exciting updates to […]

July 15, 2018

Changemaker Chats Loves MM.LaFleur

Having had the opportunity to host Changemaker Chats across the globe over the last four years, we’ve learned a lot about how incredible women discovered their paths and forged ahead. Though every Changemaker Chat is unique, we’ve noticed that great minds do think alike: almost every speaker has touched on the importance of finding communities […]

June 8, 2018

Connecting Changemakers, One City at a Time

Oh hey there, Changemakers. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing out some exciting news including this one. We’re expanding our connections across the globe with the addition of new cities. Stay tuned for inspiring chats in Chicago, Philadephia, Mexico City,  Seattle, and São Paulo. Check out all of our cities: AUSTIN BOSTON BOULDER CHICAGO CORNELL […]

March 1, 2018

Discover Hidden Changemakers

“At present, our country needs women’s idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else.” – Shirley Chisholm, politician, educator, author, and first black woman elected to the United States Congress March is Women’s History Month: a time to celebrate women who’ve created change throughout the world. And this year, in particular, is special. We know you feel it. We feel it […]

January 1, 2018

Hello 2018

It’s 2018, and so the next adventure begins. What will this new year bring for you? For us? For society? We can’t predict the future, but here at Changemaker Chats, we are doubling down on our “why” — why we are set on building a community of Changemakers around the world? Our belief—which continues to be […]

December 7, 2017

Exciting News: We’re Growing!

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead We often come back to these words to remind us why we started Changemaker Chats nearly four years ago. What was once 30 women around a single table in New […]

April 22, 2017

What will it take to get to gender balance?

What will it take to get to a gender-balanced world? That was the question Emmy-nominated filmmaker and Changemaker Tiffany Shlain asked herself as she embarked on an exploration of women and power throughout history. Her new film, 50/50, goes as far as 10,000 years back to examine the role of women in power, from heartbreaking […]

February 10, 2017


If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.  –   Maya Angelou Some things in life are always worth staying the course. No matter how far off the finish line seems. No matter the blood, sweat, and tears–you just. keep. going. Our fight for equal rights, equal pay, inclusivity, […]

January 23, 2017

Thank you and March On

“We are never going home. We are staying together.”  These words from Gloria Steinem yesterday at the historic Women’s March on Washington feel so poignant today as the stories, images, and reflections roll in from marchers. To our friends and family who marched in DC, San Francisco, Denver, New York, and throughout the world and in spirit, thank […]

January 6, 2017

Changemakers Head to Washington: Come Along

Your Rally Is Requested. We’re hitting the streets for the Women’s March on Washington to show the world what we stand for: protection of our rights in the workplace and society and our belief that vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. And we’re gonna have a ball doing it. Join us for […]