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Cocktails @ Conversation 2019

JUNE 2019

What's In It For You: Pictures from Cocktails & Conversation 2019 that you can download and share (don’t forget to tag photographer Bree McCool @breemccoolphoto), key takeaways from the event, upcoming members events, and two new featured members!

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MAY 2019

What's In It For You: Rainmakers attract the right clients and money and, girl, so can you! Get limited availability tickets for Cocktails & Conversation with Areva Martin, ESQ on May 30th, plus learn about other #BRAnetwork empowerment events, and meet two new BRA members in the latest issue of The Underwire!


APRIL 2019

What's In It For You: an invitation to post your event on the BRA Community Calendar, two fabulous events that originated from different BRA member collaborations, a huge discount on lifestyle coaching with The Heath Coach Gals for #BRAnetwork, and four new members you need to know!

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February 2019

What's In It For You: Early bird savings for our Women on the Rise tickets, a few fierce entrepreneurs you absolutely must follow to inspire you all year long, featured members, and upcoming events including:

BRA Members Lori Medlin of Peachwave Yogurt and Stacey Beaman of PlyoJam

January 2019

What's In It For You: some BRA members have busted the doors wide open on 2019 and hit the ground running with some great offers, exciting events and a chance to make impact. Hope to see you at some of these:

Check out the BRA Calendar and Submit an Event for your business!

2018 BRA Event Highlights

December 2018

What's In It For You: see what we accomplished in 2018, and what's coming up in 2019!


  • Shop women-owned businesses for holiday gifts via our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

  • Take a survey and tell us what you think about this new networking concept

  • Learn about a fabulous new member perk for next year

  • Help us welcome four new members!

BRA Members Walk for the Cure

October 2018

What's In It For You: make your membership count; 25% of all new memberships and renewals paid in October will be gifted to Susan G. Komen® Los Angeles County in honor of #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. Also, a reminder to attend Yes She Can’s Monthly Meet-up on Friday, Oct. 12th, a Wealth Through Real Estate event hosted by Monick Halm to empower women to become more knowledgeable in real estate investment on Nov. 2nd, a stress-free Kids Portrait Day by Kathy Schuh on Nov. 3rd, and a unique shopping experience where you can #shopsmall while supporting other female entrepreneurs on Nov. 24th.

Carrie Murray, founder of #BRAnetwork

September 2018

What's In It For You: this issue is packed with upcoming events and opportunities to help you grow both personally and professionally. Check out the new Brand Clarity Workshop with Hilary Hartling, online PlyoJam classes with Stacey Beaman, and a free launch party with Chef Elizabeth. There's also a new webinar, our final Thirsty Thursday of the year, and an opportunity to participate in the #BRAnetwork Small Business Saturday pop-up shop on Nov. 24th! #ShopSmall

BRA Member Lori's grand opening of Peachwave Frozen Yogurt in Calabasas

August 2018

What's In It For You: an invitation to a private Badass Event with the Badass Women of Badassery Magazine on Aug. 23rd, a head's up that BRA's free, live webinar to go over the free Strategic Planning Guide for Women Entrepreneurs with Carrie has been pushed back a week to Wed, Aug. 15th at 10 am PST, this fabulous article about our founder and her vision for BRA (she also was featured on The Baily Hancock Show podcast and episode #15 of Cultivated Conversations with Jen Proctor - busy girl!), plus an easy way for women in business to find your tribe.

Carrie Murray founder of BRA on the importance of video testimonials

July 2018

What's In It For You: tips to create branded videos to connect with customers and promote your business, how to make an effective testimonial video for your business, an article in Gio Journal about our fearless founder and the origins of #BRAnetwork, a directory of professional women who are experts in their fields of accounting, advertising, legal, design, coaching, photography, event planning and more, AND the Business BOOSTier Facebook group designed to help you reach your highest potential as a woman entrepreneur.  

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June 2018

What's In It For You: a new Facebook Group for ladies who have great ideas for a new business but haven’t taken the leap yet, a new place in Calabasas to get some delicious FRO YO (owned by a BRA member!), a quick overview of those pesky GDPR issues, the potential new BRA HQ, my current obsessions, and exciting member renewal options.


May 2018

What's In It For You: a reminder to leverage your network, a head's up about Ladies Get Paid getting sued for discrimination, some news about Bros in BRA, rave reviews for CourseSets and what you can learn; NET WORK OUT: a new type of event to help you work out, network, and do good; new and improved BRA Member benefits, two new BRA members, and a Thirsty Thursday invitation.


April 2018

What's In It For You: a recap of our inspirational Women on the Rise event, an overview of our Spring CourseSet schedule - intensive business courses for serious women entrepreneurs, four new members including a founder of an African Safari company, plus special offers and opportunities from BRA Members for you!

March 2018

What's In It For You: an invitation to our Women on the Rise luncheon where you'll have a fabulous time while supporting Dress for Success and empowering other women, the last chance to become a BRA member at current rates, 4 new BRA members who might be just what you need grow your business, and a link to our new online Calendar for BRA events and meetings as well as cool stuff our members are doing!


February 2018

What's In It For You: an inside look at what it's like to attend a BRA CourseSet, an informal social gathering of like-minded and talented female entrepreneurs, a special offers and opportunity from BRA Members, and 4 new members who just might have something your business needs!


November 2017

What's In It For You: ideas for Small Business Saturday and Giving Tuesday, as well as an opportunity to showcase your business in our new online Holiday Gift Guide, and a brand new business course created by yours truly that's guaranteed to provide business growth, attainable action plans and networking opportunities for all attendees! 


October 2017

What's In It For You: free one-on-one time with yours truly to learn how to capitalize on your strengths and opportunities AND neutralize any weaknesses, an educational opportunity designed to meet the specific needs of female business owners at any stage of their careers, plus three new BRA members with products and services you just might need. Accounting help, anyone?


September 2017

What's In It For You: a book recommendation, a funny story, a new business course designed to help you fill the gaps, the chance to sign up for a free webinar where Carrie will guide you though our strategic planning guide created specifically for women entrepreneurs, AND you can meet the new BRA members whose business skills just might complement your own!


August 2017

What's In It For You: a recap of our sold out My Hype Workshop, shout-outs to all the fantastic BRA members who made it possible, beautiful pictures from the event, takeaways from The Yellow Conference in LA, an opportunity each month to socialize with other Lady Bosses, plus meet three new members!  


July 2017

What's In It For You: a rundown of how BRA is different. In short, we provide relevant content, a network of supportive members, valuable workshops, updates on the latest and greatest things other BRA members are doing plus special offers just for BRA members. All the while having a damn good time!


June 2017

What's In It For You: my thoughts on women entrepreneurs in Australia, a brand new workshop co-created with Toni Purry and the motivational journal she created called "My Hype Book", a Personal Branding Strategist & Coach + a Branding Photographer you might like to know, and a video to help explain what BRA is all about!