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June 2020 Women’s Networking Online Event

  • Tuesday, June 09, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom
  • 16


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Put the Kettle on and Have a Virtual Cuppa with
Irish-American Author Kerry Kletter, East Coast Girls


Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Time: 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom

The COVID-19 crisis still has New York City on “pause” at least until the week of June 8, 2020. So in the spirit of continued “connection and community,” IBO Women’s Networking Committee will host its second virtual networking event — a Zoom afternoon tea — on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @ 2 p.m. 

We are thrilled to host Kerry Kletter, author of the new novel East Coast Girls, for an afternoon interview and Q&A. 

Read an East Coast Girls excerpt here...

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Network — Communicate — Reciprocate

First we’ll start off the way we usually do and per the IBO mission:

  • Network: Go around the Zoom room for 30-second intros — cameras on 
  • Communicate: Share asks and/or offers
  • Reciprocate: Community huddle on how our IBO community can help

Reciprocate Some More

Another way we’ll reciprocate is by donating all proceeds from registration fees to Women in Need (Win). Win is New York City’s largest provider of shelter and services for homeless families with children and is in urgent need of additional support for its critical work responding to homelessness during the Covid 19 pandemic. Thank you in advance for your support and we look forward to seeing you on June 9!


  • IBO 2020 Member – $10.00 
  • Non-Member – $15.00 
Please RSVP no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 8, 2020.

Speaker Bio

Kerry Kletter holds a degree in literature from Catholic University and is the critically-acclaimed author of the young adult novel The First Time She Drowned. She has an extensive background in theater, having appeared in film, television, and onstage. 

A native of Ridgewood, New Jersey, Kerry lives in Los Angeles and adores her friends, her partner David, dogs, neuroscience, funny people, Montauk, surfing, and French fries. East Coast Girls is her first adult novel.

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The IBO Women's Networking series is open to IBO members and their guests, including our male members and friends. We happily extend our real business connections and Irish hospitality to all. 

This quarterly initiative provides additional networking events and opportunities for professional women and is part of IBO programming designed to connect with professionals from different parts of the Irish and Irish-American community and to learn about some of the great work being done across a variety of sectors. Inspiring female thought leaders and speakers are selected by the IBO and invited to educate, inspire, and motivate attendees. Participants will have the opportunity to listen to dynamic speakers, network and engage with attendees during these lunch meetings.

Irish Consulate, 345 Park Ave, New York, NY 10154
  • IBO 2020 Member – $20.00 

  • IBO 2020 Member & Non-Member Guest – $50.00 

  • Non-Member – $40.00 

  • Non-Member & Non-Member Guest – $80.00 

WE THANK OUR ANNUAL Partners & Sponsors

IBO Sponsor Bank of Ireland

IBO Sponsor Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme

Irish Business Organization
of New York, Inc.

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