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The Ellevate Collective Transforms Leaders

We are a premier learning and leadership development firm. We make leadership accessible, relatable and transformative.

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What is The Ellevate Collective?

The Ellevate Collective is a premier learning and leadership development firm. We make leadership accessible, relatable and transformative. We offer solutions that help your leaders produce more leaders. We're on a mission to increase female representation in the c suite by 2% in 5 years.

DFW learning
Dr. Laci C. Robbins is a master facilitator with a leadership and neuroscience background. She always says when the tide rolls in, all the boats lift...so grab your stilettos and LET'S GO!

Here's the problem: Over 84% of organizations say that leadership development is very important. But only 19% of these same organizations say they are 'very effective' at developing leaders. 

1) Women now hold just 25% of the five critical C-suite positions even though we're more than half the population.

2) Even with the anticipated shortfall of leadership in the next 5 years, companies don't have time to focus on internal development or reserve it for higher level employees

3) Only 5% of US Based companies have implemented development at all levels

 

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Celeste Cuffie seeks to empower and educate leaders because she believes that our families, companies and communities NEED great leaders.
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The Ellevate Collective solves this problem by providing a solution that:

1. Allows each employee level to participate in transformational cohort style workshop experiences with anchoring and sustainability tools that take into account how women ascend into leadership.

2. Offers end to end leadership solutions that consider the employee life cycle from emerging leader all the way to the c suite

3. And Delivers custom experiences and activations that consider how adults learn and transform by leveraging data, neuroscience and the need to belong, connect and feel safe. 

essence teaching
Dr. Essence Johnson is the HBCU made, residency trained, community and correctional health optometrist who brings the diversity equity and inclusion lens from the exam room to the boardroom.

Ellevate Collective clients are corporations, non profits and small businesses that want to provide leadership opportunities to their employees. We partner with employers that seek to transform how their employees experience the world of work. They want to ignite inclusion, create high achieving, high purpose cultures and cultivate meaning, the highest level of happiness we can achieve.

Timeka Teaching
Timeka Smith is our IN HOUSE Data Scientist. She is committed to delivering actionable insights and empowering every organization to make data driven decisions.

The Four Founding Partners and I are accomplished Black women with multiple degrees, certifications and backgrounds in DEI, Leadership, Neuroscience and Data Analytics which help us curate intentional leadership experiences. As a woman, millennial and person of color, it's not lost on me that access without support is still oppression. I want people to not just survive corporate but thrive. Leaders aren't born...they're cultivated, supported and developed.

the partners

We want to thank everyone who participates in the campaign to create a brave space for women, especially for women of color to learn, build community and increase their self efficacy. Any amount you decide to contribute to this venture; know that you are changing the landscape of leadership. Thank you!

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Dorothy Enriquez is the Chief Visionary Officer of the collective. She is the one who dares to write the vision and make it plain and bring others along as we each strive to become more congruent and coherent leaders. Remember! The requirement is that you lead from EVERY seat you sit in!

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Jonnie Enriquez
10/15/2021
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$250
Aaron & Laci Robbins
10/14/2021
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$500
Essence Johnson
10/13/2021
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$500
10/12/2021
Monetary Contribution
$500
Support women
10/12/2021
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$100
10/12/2021
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$1,030
55.00 USD
The Plug Kit

The PLUG is a proven (and simple) system to teach any professional black women to unlock their #BlackGirlMagic and be the leadership PLUG people want on their team. As fast as possible.

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Are you frustrated that you keep getting passed over for promotions at work?

Are you waiting for leadership responsibilities that never seem to come your way?

Are you invisible to senior leadership at work?

The PLUG eBook Incudes:

  • An interactive training disguised as an eBook.
  • A guided journey toward leadership transformation in 14 days
  • Exercises designed to work your leadership muscle and draw out that leader hiding inside.
  • Actions steps to implement every day in your life to get noticed and excel at work.

Do you need a mentor to help you break free and move up the ladder?

Do you feel like you are fighting the headwinds pushing you to stay in your quiet corner?

Are you ready to stop wasting your potential in life sis?

Are you ready for your colleagues and leaders to see how awesome you are?

Good!

Because the answers are in reach, just waiting for you to grab and make this a reality in your life.

 

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Lead from Every Seat Sample Kit

Individual Contribution - Lead from Every Seat Sample Kit -

You receive  your very own Lead from Every Seat Notebook, along with Pencils, Sharpener, the very powerful set of Affirmation Cards,  to help you stay grounded while you Lead.

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75.00 USD
Melanated & Ellevated Sample Kit

Individual Contribution -

Receive the Melanated & Ellevated Sample Kit with Pencils + Melanated & Ellevated Candle + Notebook w/ Worksheets 
(The Notebooks and Worksheets are powerful tools to help 'ellevate' your Leadership game)

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125.00 USD
Signature Workshop: Hello I'm Awesome

Bringing Signature Workshops to the Corporate Hustler!

This workshop has never been offered to individuals before.
We have successfully run these at Northwestern Mutual, The City of MKE.

Now's your chance to experience an Ellevate Collective signature workshop experience.

This is an educational and interactive session designed to help participants understand more about how they are showing up and how others perceive them. Participants will have a better understanding of what personal/individual branding is, why it’s important and how they can begin crafting their brand and getting their message out there.

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Signature Workshop: Speak for Yourself

Bringing Signature Workshops to the Corporate Hustler!

This workshop has never been offered to individuals before. We have successfully run these workshops at Boys and Girls Club, City of Milwaukee.

 Now's your chance to experience an Ellevate Collective signature workshop experience.

While public speaking can be the most dreaded forms of communications, it’s also a commonly sought-after skill. Participants will learn the process of developing their message in ways that inform and motivate, how to attend to their listeners and value feedback, all while maintaining control of their momentary platform. 

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125.00 USD
Signature Workshop: Leadership Journey

Signature Workshop: Your Leadership Journey

Bringing Signature Workshops to the Corporate Hustler!

This workshop has never been offered to individuals before. We have successfully run this at The Y.

Now's your chance to experience an Ellevate Collective signature workshop experience.
 

 In this interactive workshop, leaders will have the opportunity to examine turning points and steppingstones along their journey that reveal how they show up, what shapes their style and how they can be empowered to decide what their next step should be.

They also will have the opportunity to uncover their core values and the role they have played in helping them decision along their journey. 

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125.00 USD
Signature Workshop:Confidence–Leader BFF

Confidence – A Leader’s BFF 

Bringing Signature Workshops to the Corporate Hustler!

This workshop has never been offered to individuals before. Now's your chance to experience an Ellevate Collective signature workshop experience.

Confidence is a cornerstone of leadership. It positively impacts our problem solving, decision-making, coaching and communication.

Confidence – A Leader’s BFF designed for leaders who want to gain, maintain or regain confidence in how they show up powerfully at work and beyond. This session defines self-confidence, self-efficacy and optimism and ways to build up corporate courage, grit and resilience.  

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225.00 USD
The PLUG eBook + 1 Ellevate Power Hour

The PLUG is a proven (and simple) system to teach any professional black women to unlock their #BlackGirlMagic and be the leadership PLUG people want on their team. As fast as possible.

Dorothy’s training unlocked skills I didn’t know I had. She also helped me communicate challenges that led to solutions that changed my business career. I am forever indebted to Dorothy for how her leadership training changed my life. -Shayla Varnado, founder of Black Girls Wine

The PLUG eBook Incudes:

  • An interactive training disguised as an eBook.
  • A guided journey toward leadership transformation in 14 days
  • Exercises designed to work your leadership muscle and draw out that leader hiding inside.
  • Actions steps to implement every day in your life to get noticed and excel at work.

 Ellevate Power Hours are your focused time to develop, grow and ignite your personal and professional development journey.

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675.00 USD
The Plug Bundle

The PLUG is a great tool to help any leader take charge of their personal growth to become better each day. Allowing you to take a step back, examine what you are doing and make changes for the better. Dorothy’s insightful audio commentary along the way, makes the whole experience more than just a self-paced workbook, but gives it a feel as if she is mentoring your development. - Britton Z., Human Resources Professional

Dorothy’s training unlocked skills I didn’t know I had. She also helped me communicate challenges that led to solutions that changed my business career. I am forever indebted to Dorothy for how her leadership training changed my life. -Shayla Varnado, founder of Black Girls Wine

 

The PLUG Bundle Incudes:

  • 3 One-Hour Coaching Sessions
  • An interactive training disguised as an eBook 
  • A guided journey toward leadership transformation in 14 days
  • Exercises designed to work your leadership muscle and draw out that leader hiding inside.
  • Actions steps to implement every day in your life to get noticed and excel at work.

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Are you ready to finally learn the simple strategies that will launch your career and give you the successful life you’ve always wanted? It’s simpler than you ever thought possible. Within as little as 14 days, you will begin to see massive changes in your life and those in your office will wonder what happened. 

We have successfully run these sessions at Campbells, Black Girls Wine.

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1,900.00 USD
Redefine the Color of Leadership Series

Corporate Contribution

Redefine the Color of Leadership (Women of Color Cohort Style Workshop Experience)

Up to 25 Participants

8 sessions of  2.5 hours each

Women of color don’t need to be told to “lean in.” Research shows that the vast majority of them have confidence and ambition, determination and desire.

According to a recent Nielsen survey, for example, 64% of black women in the United States agree their goal is to make it to the top of their profession; that’s nearly double the percentage of non-Hispanic white women with the same goal. McKinsey and Leanin.org meanwhile report that 83% of Asian women, 80% of black women, and 76% of Latinas say they want to be promoted, compared to 75% of men and 68% of White women in their study." -Women of Color Get Less at Work. Here's How Managers Can Help, March 4, 2019, Zuhairah Washington and Laura Morgan Roberts

Teaching, Encouraging, and Empowering Women Leaders of Color to let their brilliance shine no matter what room they are in! An invitation to partner in the development and curation of an experience that empowers female powerhouses of to Think in Color, as they REDEFINE the Color of Leadership.

A professional development series, Redefine the Color of Leadership, was created to provide a well-rounded set of fundamentals for those in various leadership roles. A mixed model approach, that includes keynote speaking, seminar and hands-on workshops, along with participant engagement that builds upon organizational principles as the foundation. 

 

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2,000.00 USD
One Lunch N’ Learn Workshop

Corporate Contribution

One Lunch N’ Learn workshop with quantified outcomes and results

Most of Ellevate's signature workshops can be turned into a Lunch N' Learn.

"Lunch n' learns" are voluntary meetings, trainings or presentations usually provided by the place of employment. They bring together people from across your organization in an informal atmosphere to collaborate and learn, and can drive personal, team and business development.

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4,500.00 USD
Better Bosses, Great Leaders LNL Series

High performing teams don’t just manifest on their own. Neither do great leaders. Or amazing company cultures. They are designed through a commitment to leadership and personal development and ongoing transformation.

The LeaderShift: Better Bosses, Great Leaders Series is designed as a survey experience to introduce emerging, new and mid-level leaders to the fundamental aspects of leadership that drive high performing teams, motivational cultures and results. The 1-hour sessions jam packed with content and supplemental materials and resources.

This engaging customized 3-part virtual Lunch N’ Learn series is designed with the busy leader in mind. You can attend right from your desk or after hours in order to grab and go the tips, tricks and tools to advance your leadership and align with your personal goal of evolving into an even better boss and a great leader!

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Rewards

55.00 USD
The Plug Kit

The PLUG is a proven (and simple) system to teach any professional black women to unlock their #BlackGirlMagic and be the leadership PLUG people want on their team. As fast as possible.

-------

Are you frustrated that you keep getting passed over for promotions at work?

Are you waiting for leadership responsibilities that never seem to come your way?

Are you invisible to senior leadership at work?

The PLUG eBook Incudes:

  • An interactive training disguised as an eBook.
  • A guided journey toward leadership transformation in 14 days
  • Exercises designed to work your leadership muscle and draw out that leader hiding inside.
  • Actions steps to implement every day in your life to get noticed and excel at work.

Do you need a mentor to help you break free and move up the ladder?

Do you feel like you are fighting the headwinds pushing you to stay in your quiet corner?

Are you ready to stop wasting your potential in life sis?

Are you ready for your colleagues and leaders to see how awesome you are?

Good!

Because the answers are in reach, just waiting for you to grab and make this a reality in your life.

 

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60.00 USD
Lead from Every Seat Sample Kit

Individual Contribution - Lead from Every Seat Sample Kit -

You receive  your very own Lead from Every Seat Notebook, along with Pencils, Sharpener, the very powerful set of Affirmation Cards,  to help you stay grounded while you Lead.

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75.00 USD
Melanated & Ellevated Sample Kit

Individual Contribution -

Receive the Melanated & Ellevated Sample Kit with Pencils + Melanated & Ellevated Candle + Notebook w/ Worksheets 
(The Notebooks and Worksheets are powerful tools to help 'ellevate' your Leadership game)

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125.00 USD
Signature Workshop: Hello I'm Awesome

Bringing Signature Workshops to the Corporate Hustler!

This workshop has never been offered to individuals before.
We have successfully run these at Northwestern Mutual, The City of MKE.

Now's your chance to experience an Ellevate Collective signature workshop experience.

This is an educational and interactive session designed to help participants understand more about how they are showing up and how others perceive them. Participants will have a better understanding of what personal/individual branding is, why it’s important and how they can begin crafting their brand and getting their message out there.

20 Left
0 Supporters
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125.00 USD
Signature Workshop: Speak for Yourself

Bringing Signature Workshops to the Corporate Hustler!

This workshop has never been offered to individuals before. We have successfully run these workshops at Boys and Girls Club, City of Milwaukee.

 Now's your chance to experience an Ellevate Collective signature workshop experience.

While public speaking can be the most dreaded forms of communications, it’s also a commonly sought-after skill. Participants will learn the process of developing their message in ways that inform and motivate, how to attend to their listeners and value feedback, all while maintaining control of their momentary platform. 

20 Left
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125.00 USD
Signature Workshop: Leadership Journey

Signature Workshop: Your Leadership Journey

Bringing Signature Workshops to the Corporate Hustler!

This workshop has never been offered to individuals before. We have successfully run this at The Y.

Now's your chance to experience an Ellevate Collective signature workshop experience.
 

 In this interactive workshop, leaders will have the opportunity to examine turning points and steppingstones along their journey that reveal how they show up, what shapes their style and how they can be empowered to decide what their next step should be.

They also will have the opportunity to uncover their core values and the role they have played in helping them decision along their journey. 

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125.00 USD
Signature Workshop:Confidence–Leader BFF

Confidence – A Leader’s BFF 

Bringing Signature Workshops to the Corporate Hustler!

This workshop has never been offered to individuals before. Now's your chance to experience an Ellevate Collective signature workshop experience.

Confidence is a cornerstone of leadership. It positively impacts our problem solving, decision-making, coaching and communication.

Confidence – A Leader’s BFF designed for leaders who want to gain, maintain or regain confidence in how they show up powerfully at work and beyond. This session defines self-confidence, self-efficacy and optimism and ways to build up corporate courage, grit and resilience.  

20 Left
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225.00 USD
The PLUG eBook + 1 Ellevate Power Hour

The PLUG is a proven (and simple) system to teach any professional black women to unlock their #BlackGirlMagic and be the leadership PLUG people want on their team. As fast as possible.

Dorothy’s training unlocked skills I didn’t know I had. She also helped me communicate challenges that led to solutions that changed my business career. I am forever indebted to Dorothy for how her leadership training changed my life. -Shayla Varnado, founder of Black Girls Wine

The PLUG eBook Incudes:

  • An interactive training disguised as an eBook.
  • A guided journey toward leadership transformation in 14 days
  • Exercises designed to work your leadership muscle and draw out that leader hiding inside.
  • Actions steps to implement every day in your life to get noticed and excel at work.

 Ellevate Power Hours are your focused time to develop, grow and ignite your personal and professional development journey.

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675.00 USD
The Plug Bundle

The PLUG is a great tool to help any leader take charge of their personal growth to become better each day. Allowing you to take a step back, examine what you are doing and make changes for the better. Dorothy’s insightful audio commentary along the way, makes the whole experience more than just a self-paced workbook, but gives it a feel as if she is mentoring your development. - Britton Z., Human Resources Professional

Dorothy’s training unlocked skills I didn’t know I had. She also helped me communicate challenges that led to solutions that changed my business career. I am forever indebted to Dorothy for how her leadership training changed my life. -Shayla Varnado, founder of Black Girls Wine

 

The PLUG Bundle Incudes:

  • 3 One-Hour Coaching Sessions
  • An interactive training disguised as an eBook 
  • A guided journey toward leadership transformation in 14 days
  • Exercises designed to work your leadership muscle and draw out that leader hiding inside.
  • Actions steps to implement every day in your life to get noticed and excel at work.

------

Are you ready to finally learn the simple strategies that will launch your career and give you the successful life you’ve always wanted? It’s simpler than you ever thought possible. Within as little as 14 days, you will begin to see massive changes in your life and those in your office will wonder what happened. 

We have successfully run these sessions at Campbells, Black Girls Wine.

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1,900.00 USD
Redefine the Color of Leadership Series

Corporate Contribution

Redefine the Color of Leadership (Women of Color Cohort Style Workshop Experience)

Up to 25 Participants

8 sessions of  2.5 hours each

Women of color don’t need to be told to “lean in.” Research shows that the vast majority of them have confidence and ambition, determination and desire.

According to a recent Nielsen survey, for example, 64% of black women in the United States agree their goal is to make it to the top of their profession; that’s nearly double the percentage of non-Hispanic white women with the same goal. McKinsey and Leanin.org meanwhile report that 83% of Asian women, 80% of black women, and 76% of Latinas say they want to be promoted, compared to 75% of men and 68% of White women in their study." -Women of Color Get Less at Work. Here's How Managers Can Help, March 4, 2019, Zuhairah Washington and Laura Morgan Roberts

Teaching, Encouraging, and Empowering Women Leaders of Color to let their brilliance shine no matter what room they are in! An invitation to partner in the development and curation of an experience that empowers female powerhouses of to Think in Color, as they REDEFINE the Color of Leadership.

A professional development series, Redefine the Color of Leadership, was created to provide a well-rounded set of fundamentals for those in various leadership roles. A mixed model approach, that includes keynote speaking, seminar and hands-on workshops, along with participant engagement that builds upon organizational principles as the foundation. 

 

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2,000.00 USD
One Lunch N’ Learn Workshop

Corporate Contribution

One Lunch N’ Learn workshop with quantified outcomes and results

Most of Ellevate's signature workshops can be turned into a Lunch N' Learn.

"Lunch n' learns" are voluntary meetings, trainings or presentations usually provided by the place of employment. They bring together people from across your organization in an informal atmosphere to collaborate and learn, and can drive personal, team and business development.

10 Left
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4,500.00 USD
Better Bosses, Great Leaders LNL Series

High performing teams don’t just manifest on their own. Neither do great leaders. Or amazing company cultures. They are designed through a commitment to leadership and personal development and ongoing transformation.

The LeaderShift: Better Bosses, Great Leaders Series is designed as a survey experience to introduce emerging, new and mid-level leaders to the fundamental aspects of leadership that drive high performing teams, motivational cultures and results. The 1-hour sessions jam packed with content and supplemental materials and resources.

This engaging customized 3-part virtual Lunch N’ Learn series is designed with the busy leader in mind. You can attend right from your desk or after hours in order to grab and go the tips, tricks and tools to advance your leadership and align with your personal goal of evolving into an even better boss and a great leader!

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