Sunday, January 21, 2001

ChickClick Annual Dinner

Once a year, there's a night a bit more special than the others for a group of women in the Silicon Alley scene. Thanks to Bankrate's President and CEO Elisabeth DeMarse and North Haven's President Adele Morrissette about 30 women can gather to get together, meet new friends, network and enjoy a delicious dinner. When I arrived, I chatted with Screaming Media's EVP for global content management and development Marianne Howatson and Flatiron Partners' Partner Dana Beth Ardi. ProAct Technologies' Miriam Eaves was busy networking away, and Hartnick Consulting's President Kate Hartnick and Grant Media's President Gretchen Grant exchanged helpful life-ideas. Dinner was served, during which each woman introduced herself and conveyed thoughts, needs and available expertise. I sat with DIVA Capital's Co-Founder/Partner Joanne Wenig and Mission Consulting Managing Partner Dorothy Curran. Earthweb's VP of Corporate Development Teresa Uthurralt and Grove Street Capital's Elaine Gilde chatted it up at another table with The Realm's Marketing Manager Michelle Bouchard. Meanwhile, NYTimes Business Reporter Leslie Wayne was sitting with Edgar Online's Susan Strausberg. Not only was the conversation and dinner delightful, but each guest had the opportunity to enter into a drawing for a "Go Goddess" game.