Good Ol’ Girls’ hosts a wide range of events, including:
  • Monthly happy hours in San Francisco and the East Bay
  • Professional development workshops focusing on career, finances, and mind/body wellness
  • Networking events
  • Roxie Theater film screenings with a feminist focus
  • Anniversary celebration
  • More!

Most of our events are open to the community, but Good Ol' Members always get first notice and priority pricing. Join us to keep up with all GOG events! If you're considering membership, attending events is a great way to explore the benefits of GOG.

Questions about or ideas for events? Email

Upcoming events

    • 06/17/2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 1111 Broadway, 24th Floor Oakland, CA 94607

    Come celebrate 8 years of Good Ol' Girls! This year our anniversary party is themed “Women @ Work: Putting Your Feminist Foot Forward”.

    We'll share drinks, food, laughs, and insights as we hear from successful female leaders who will share career advice and lessons learned from their survival and success as women in the workforce.

    We'll be celebrating in downtown Oakland this year at the offices of Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP  on the 24th floor. The space is easily accessible to BART and provides excellent views. 

    This is a FREE event open to members and non-members alike, so bring your friends, coworkers, and other Good Ol' Girls allies! 

    Sponsorship opportunities are available (and tax deductible!). Please click the RSVP link to register as a sponsor to support both this celebration and Good Ol' Girls' other workshops, networking opportunities, and events.
    • 06/30/2015
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 101 Howard Street, University of San Francisco School of Management
    • 22

    Building a Functional Wardrobe for a Busy Woman

    Do you have a full closet but struggle to put together functional looks for everyday situations? This course is a hands-on experience designed to help you make your existing wardrobe work for your lifestyle. Tips and tricks for discovering your personal style and how to make it work for you. 

    Hosted by Style by Sherene


    When: Tuesday, June 30th

    Time: 6:00pm

    Where: USF School of Management

    101 Howard Street, San Francisco

    Classroom SFH 451

    This event is open to members and non-members. The workshop is free for members. If non-members would like to attend, it is $10. Please send payment via PayPal to bayareagoodolgirls@gmail.

    Sherene Chen spent over a decade in the professional world working for various investment banks such as Goldman Sachs and Co. and in corporate finance for Agilent Technologies before starting her own styling business. She holds and MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, and currently works for Stitch Fix and Dress for Success. She started Style by Sherene in 2011 and has since styled for professional photo shoots, print work, and had the pleasure of being a personal shopper for many wonderful individuals. 

Past events

05/28/2015 SF Happy Hour at Palomino!
05/13/2015 Workshop: Financial Planning
04/23/2015 Happy Hour at Lost & Found!
04/15/2015 Workshop: Salary Negotiation
03/26/2015 SHEnanigans!
03/15/2015 Volunteer Day at Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center
03/05/2015 Standing Up for Women's Rights with Wendy Davis - Hosted by CIIS
03/04/2015 The Board Match
02/26/2015 Happy Hour at Farmer Brown!
02/08/2015 Cardio Barre
01/22/2015 Oakland Happy Hour!
12/11/2014 Good Ol' Girls Ferguson Salon
12/03/2014 Holiday Mixer 2014
11/12/2014 Film Screening: seeking asian female
10/23/2014 San Francisco Happy Hour at the Grove!
10/17/2014 Cocktails & Conversation with Rita Henley Jensen on Women in (and not in) the Media
09/25/2014 Oakland Happy Hour!
09/11/2014 Skill Share: What's it really like to volunteer on a campaign?
07/24/2014 San Francisco Happy Hour at the Grove!
07/15/2014 Reducing Stress in the Workplace: Office Yoga for Everyday
07/01/2014 DIY Sabbatical: Get the Guts (and Plan) to Take a Career Break
06/26/2014 Oakland Happy Hour!
06/18/2014 Seventh-Year Soirée
05/28/2014 Networking for Introverts
05/22/2014 San Francisco Happy Hour at the Grove!
04/30/2014 Sen. Olympia Snowe in conversation with Roy Eisenhardt at the Nourse Theater
04/24/2014 Oakland Happy Hour!
04/17/2014 Empowerment and the Erotic: How Sexual Pleasure and Body Wisdom Can Empower Women
03/27/2014 San Francisco Happy Hour at the Grove!
03/26/2014 2nd Annual SHEnanigans: A San Francisco Soiree
03/13/2014 Embodying Leadership Presence with Ann Bundy
03/05/2014 Book Club: Own the Room by Amy Jen Su
02/27/2014 Oakland Happy Hour!
02/19/2014 Cool As a Cucumber: How to Master Public Speaking
01/21/2014 Book Club: Happy Women Live Better by Valerie Burton
01/14/2014 Activate Your Career Dreams with Madelyn Mackie
12/11/2013 Holiday Happy Hour
11/13/2013 Film Screening: The Purity Myth
11/07/2013 Starting a Business: A Private Happy Hour with Harriet Lehmann
10/24/2013 Oakland Happy Hour!
10/01/2013 Book Club: Divergent
09/26/2013 SF Happy Hour!
09/19/2013 Special Happy Hour - Women in Healthcare
08/22/2013 Oakland Happy Hour
08/15/2013 Marketing Me: A Workshop in Professional Communications
08/14/2013 Book Club: The Shining Girls
07/31/2013 San Francisco Happy Hour - Special Member Thank-You!
07/23/2013 Book Club: Homeward Bound: Why Women are Embracing the New Domesticity
06/25/2013 Book Club: The Great Gatsby
06/20/2013 Book Club Movie Outing : The Great Gatsby
06/13/2013 Workshop: Building a Personal Brand
06/02/2013 Brunch: What It's Really Like to Be a Mom
05/23/2013 SF Happy Hour: Pub Quiz!
05/22/2013 Book Club: Lean In
04/25/2013 Oakland Happy Hour
04/23/2013 Book Club: City of Dark Magic
04/16/2013 Film screening: Invisible War
03/28/2013 SHEnanigans! A San Francisco Soiree Celebrating Women's History
03/20/2013 6th Anniversary Party
03/13/2013 Book Club: Wild
03/07/2013 Cocktail Workshop: Learn to Make the Perfect Manhattan
02/28/2013 Oakland Happy Hour!
02/13/2013 Book Club: This is How You Lose Her
01/29/2013 Salary Negotiation Workshop
01/24/2013 SF Happy Hour!
12/05/2012 Holiday Happy Hour
11/15/2012 Book Club: Telegraph Avenue
11/13/2012 Discussion: What the Election Results Mean for Women
10/25/2012 Oakland Happy Hour!
10/23/2012 Public Speaking Workshop
10/03/2012 Debate Watching Party
09/27/2012 SF Happy Hour!
08/23/2012 Oakland Happy Hour!
07/26/2012 SF Happy Hour!
07/17/2012 Speed Networking
06/28/2012 Oakland Happy Hour!
06/20/2012 Financial Planning Workshop
05/24/2012 SF Happy Hour!
05/16/2012 Book Club: The Giver
04/26/2012 Oakland Happy Hour!
04/24/2012 Panel Discussion: Should I Go to Grad School?
04/04/2012 Book Club: The Handmaid's Tale
03/22/2012 5th Anniversary Party
03/07/2012 Workshop: Buying A Home
02/29/2012 Book Club: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
02/23/2012 Oakland Happy Hour!
01/26/2012 SF Happy Hour!
01/24/2012 Workshop: Finding Life/Work Balance
01/17/2012 Book Club: Middlesex
12/08/2011 San Francisco Women's Holiday Party
11/09/2011 Dinner & Discussion w/ Assemblywoman Fiona Ma
11/05/2011 Volunteer @ SF Food Bank
10/27/2011 Oakland Happy Hour!
10/17/2011 Salary Negotiation: Professional Development Workshop
09/24/2011 Picnic in the Park
09/22/2011 San Francisco Happy Hour!
09/20/2011 Book Club: The Girl's Guide to Homelessness
09/15/2011 Dinner & Discussion w/ Kelly Rippolone, HR VP of Pearson
08/25/2011 Oakland Happy Hour!
08/16/2011 August Book Club: Fun Home
08/03/2011 Dinner & Discussion w/ Melanie Nutter
07/28/2011 San Francisco Happy Hour!
07/26/2011 July Book Club: Bossypants by Tina Fey
07/17/2011 AIDS Walk San Francisco
06/26/2011 Exercise: Bar Method Class
06/23/2011 Oakland Happy Hour!
06/02/2011 Downsizing Your Debt
05/26/2011 SF Happy Hour!
05/18/2011 Eating for Energy. Nutrition Workshop.
05/14/2011 Renew the Zoo! Volunteer.
04/28/2011 Oakland Happy Hour!
03/24/2011 4th Anniversary Party
03/19/2011 Postponed: Pilates Fun
02/24/2011 Happy Hour!
01/27/2011 Happy Hour!
01/20/2011 Dinner and Discussion: A Talk with Karen Ackerman
01/18/2011 Good Ol' Girls Book Club
12/15/2010 San Francisco’s Annual Women’s Holiday Party
12/14/2010 Good Ol' Girls Holiday Happy Hour
11/10/2010 Speed networking
10/28/2010 Good Ol' Girls Book Club meeting
10/21/2010 Costume & Accessory Swap with Appetizers & Drinks
09/23/2010 Good Ol' Girls monthly "casual" happy hour
09/14/2010 Design Like a Pro
08/26/2010 Casual happy hour
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