Women Entrepreneurs of the Bay Area aka WEBA
Facilitator: Phyllis Garland
WEBA welcomes you! Whether you are just starting out as an entrepreneur or a seasoned professional — all are welcome at the Women Entrepreneurs of the Bay Area Meetup Group. Solopreneurs, professionals, coaches, consultants, speakers, and practitioners or any woman seeking a strong, like-minded group for networking and support are welcome!
www.meetup.com/Women-Entrepreneurs-of-the-Bay-Area

“Lean In” & Live Your Vision – MasterMind Support Group
Facilitator: Anne Martin, Reinvention Specialist
This is your opportunity to reinvent yourself and create a fresh new vision for your business. In this innovative workshop, you will reconnect with what is truly important to you as you design your life vision for 2013.
www.daretoreinvent.com

Downtown Women’s Club
Hosts: Anne Martin and Colleen Parker
Excellent monthly networking and social events on the Peninsula
www.meetup.com/DWGpeninsula

Yes, You Can Speak
Facilitator: Lynn Kirkham
Would you like to feel comfortable and magnetic while speaking in public? You will find phenomenal Yes, You Can Speak! Programs, Access Bars classes, and One-on-One coaching/clearing to enable you to Step into the Greatness of YOU!
www.lynnkirkham.com

In Her Name Circles – Celebrate the Divine Feminine
Facilitator: Joy Reichard, MA
By honoring the Divine Feminine we remember to honor ourselves, our bodies, our ability to feel deeply and express our feelings, and our feminine ways of knowing.
www.meetup.com/Divine-Feminine-Wisdom

Fall In Love with Yourself
Facilitator: Manuela Pauer
When you treat yourself with disrespect, all other aspects of your life suffer: Your relationships with others, your career, and your personal life. Join us for practical and engaging workshops and discussions, where you will be able to heal the wounded relationship.
www.meetup.com/Fall-in-Love-with-Yourself

Your Time to Blossom…For Women 50+ in Transition
Facilitator: Donna Scheifler
In a circle of supportive women, get clearer about what’s next, one gentle step at a time. Find support and encouragement to be yourself and create the life you really want.
www.meetup.com/Your-Time-to-Blossom-for-Women-50-in-Transition

Bridges 2 Bridges Understanding
Facilitator: Cynthia Klein, Certified Parent Educator

Learn how to effectively respond to emotions so you can keep communication open with your kids. Then, you will be able to problem solve together so you can create greater family cooperation and harmony. This class will teach you the 3 Step Problem-Solving Process.
www.bridges2understanding.com

Success After 60
Facilitator: Taru Fisher
The purpose of Success After 60 (SAS) is re-defining what success means to each of us, promoting self-care, and deftly navigating the aging process with the support of this group.
www.meetup.com/Success-After-60

Louise Hay Love Yourself – Heal Your Life Transformational Group
Facilitator: Ana Maria Sanchez
In this transformational workshop originally created by best-selling author Louise L. Hay, ® you will discover the mindset that has limited your success in business, financial abundance, intimate relationships, spiritual growth, and much more.
www.meetup.com/Louise-Hay-Transformation-Group

The Art of Transformation for Women
Facilitator: Rebecca Arora – Align the Self
This is a collaborative group about creating incredible lives, living our dreams, being empowered and encouraging one another. It’s also about feeling good (mentally, physically and spiritually).
www.meetup.com/align-the-self
Peninsula Blogging Club/CircleWordPress for Business or Pleasure
Facilitator: Phyllis Garland Web Design and Online Marketing Services
Our meetups are for Do-it-Yourselfers who want to learn about WordPress, blogging, online marketing & who want to get a WordPress website launched. This meetup group is dedicated to providing you with an environment that’s supportive, productive and fun.
www.meetup.com/WordPress-For-Business-or-Pleasure

Breakfast Blogging Club – East Bay
Facilitator: Cheryl Liquori
Started in January 2009, the Breakfast Blogging Club is dedicated to providing a writing environment that’s supportive, educational, productive and fun, so our participants can successfully write for their blogs and build awareness for their businesses.
www.meetup.com/Breakfast-Blogging-Club

Green Girls
Facilitator: Susan Cann
We read ingredient labels. We’re always looking for healthier ways, safer things, or we’re attempting to consume less, tread more lightly… We’re not heavy, we’re sistahs, and we like to have fun while learning from each other.
www.SusanCann.com
www.meetup.com/GreenGirls

Peninsula Equality Networking Group
Host: Yana Rudakov
Excellent monthly networking events in San Mateo and Burlingame, California
www.peninsulaequalitynetwork.com

Women’s Initiative for Self Employment
Women’s Initiative for Self Employment provides high-potential, low-income women with the training, funding and ongoing support to start their own businesses and become financially self sufficient. The women who go through our program significantly increase their income and assets while launching businesses, creating jobs and stimulating the local economy.
www.womensinitiative.org

San Francisco Score
We have over 50 counselors with real world experience providing free counseling in accounting, business planning & structure, commercial leases, eCommerce, finance, manufacturing, marketing, operations, retail, strategic planning, and more. Our low cost workshops guide you to successfully plan and operate your business.
www.sanfrancisco.score.org

San Francisco Small Business Development Center
The San Francisco Small Business Development Center helps individuals start, manage and grow their businesses.  We provide free, confidential one-on-one customized consulting services and training workshops in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese to established businesses and certain start-ups in San Francisco. Our team of professional consultants are not only counselors but also business owners with diverse backgrounds and expertise in a variety of industries such as restaurant and specialty food service, fashion retail and manufacturing, wholesale, technology and social media, government contracting, among others.
www.sf.norcalsbdc.org

Women in  Consulting – WIC
Women In Consulting (WIC) offers consultants and small business owners a vibrant, diverse, and powerful community to help them build strong businesses. Unlike other organizations, WIC provides a collaborative forum for members and community members to connect and share experiences and best practices with like-minded professionals
www.womeninconsulting.org

E-Women
Facilitator: Mary Liu
At eWomenNetwork.com, our vision is a vast network of female business owners and professionals all connected to each other. We want success-minded women to have easy access to each other’s skills, talents, knowledge and resources.
www.eWomenNetwork.com

Business Empowerment Group
Each week, Bill Belew, MBA professor of Marketing with Social Media, and author of the definitive text by the same name along with Kevin Carney meet in Mountain View, CA to talk inbound and content marketing. Bring your lunch. Bring something to share. And let’s talk inbound marketing, SEO, web traffic, lead generation and doing business online.
www.meetup.com/BUSINESS-EMPOWERMENT-NETWORKING-GROUP

Networking in the South Bay: Sassy
Facilitator: Chrystal Bougon  – Networking Maven
Social Media Seminars, Networking Events and other Internet Marketing Bootcamps I sponsor or host.
Venue: Campbell, California
www.chrystalbougon.com

Networking in San Francisco: Networking After Work
Excellent monthly networking events usually in the city of San Francisco
www.meetup.com/NetworkingAfterWorkSanFrancisco

Entrepreneur & Small Business Academy
Facilitator: Patrick Schwerdtfeger
Excellent monthly networking events in Berkeley/Oakland, California
www.meetup.com/academy

San Francisco & Silicon Valley Entrepreneur
Facilitator:  Edith Yeung
Excellent monthly networking events in San Francisco. Primary topic is technology!
www.meetup.com/sanfrancisco-entrepreneur

 Check out these tips on what to do before and after a networking event: http://phyllisgarland.com/networking-event/

Are you a facilitator of a group that supports business owners, primarily women?  If so, please share in the comments below and I will add it to my list.  Thank you!