The IWF Chicago Membership Committee is excited to announce the newest members of the Forum. Please join us in welcoming these amazing women; they would enjoy hearing from a local member.
If you know of a qualified prospect and would like to sponsor her, please complete the online sponsor form. It just takes a few minutes - the form is found under the Candidates tab or click here. A prospective member must have two member sponsors before the prospect will be requested to complete the membership application. Once all three required items are received (the two sponsor forms and the candidate application), the membership committee will review and present the candidate to the IWF Chicago board.
If you have questions about the membership process, please contact Michelle at the admin office: firstname.lastname@example.org or the IWF Chicago Membership Chair Amy Dordek Dolinsky or Chair Elect Collete English Dixon
Wednesday, February 7
Saturday, March 3
Tuesday, March 20
SAVE THE DATE
IWF WORLD CORNERSTONE CONFERENCE
Collete English Dixon, IWF Chicago co-chair of Membership and currently the Exec. Director of the Marshall Bennett Institute of RE at Roosevelt University, will be honored with the CREW Chicago Industry Achievement Award at a dinner to be held at the Standard Club on February 22. The annual dinner and award recognize a woman in the Chicago commercial real estate industry who has made an impact on the industry by being a mentor and recognized leader supporting the advancement and success of women. CLICK HERE to learn more about the CREW annual dinner and award ceremony.
DSC Logistics CEO Ann Drake defines the term “strategic partnership” and connects it to effective customer relationship management in a video interview with SupplyChainBrain. Click here to learn more.
Share your amazing news with us!. Send your news to email@example.com and we will include your submission in an upcoming newsletter.
Eileen Henderson, member of the Chicago and Australia forums, has graciously done a bit of 'down under' homework on our behalf.
For those that will be arriving a few days prior to the May 2nd conference start, Eileen will be hosting a networking reception in Sydney on April 26. Eileen has also worked with her local travel expert to draft a few pre and post conference tour options. Please take a look at the options and let the travel agent know if you may be interested in any of these tour options. Once we get a pulse for the interest in options, the agent will move forward with making travel plans.
TOUR OPTIONS via TRENDSETTER TRAVEL & CRUISE CENTRE
Below is a list of the 14 Chicago members currently registered to attend the World Cornerstone Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
|Roula Alakiotou||Roula Associates Architects, Chtd.|
|Laurel Bellows||The Bellows Law Group|
|Victoria Dudley||TTX Company|
|Pamela Forbes Lieberman||Former President, CEO & Board Member True Value Company|
|Eileen Henderson||Syntec Holdings|
|Lee Ann Hoover||Navigant Consulting, Inc.|
|Lisa McClung||Lismore International|
|Elizabeth Melas||Rush University Medical Center|
|Mary Lee Montague||DHR International|
|Lynne Nellemann||Lyric Opera of Chicago|
|Alice Peterson||Williams Partners, LP|
|Sylvia Pozarnsky||Column Capital|
|J. Usha Raj||Children's Hospital University of Illinois at Chicago|
|Joyce Simon||Retired, John G. Shedd Aquarium|
The EY Women Athletes Business Network Mentoring Program Unveils Fourth Cohort of Elite Female Athletes
WASHINGTON, D.C. - [January 16, 2018] - Today, the IWF Leadership Foundation, in partnership with EY, announced the fourth cohort of Women Athletes Business Network (WABN) mentees.
Launched in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2013, EY's Women Athletes Business Network has been building a bridge between women in the business world and female athletes from across the globe, guiding them through their transition and creating new opportunities for highly successful and ambitious women athletes.
Participants in the WABN Mentoring Program to date represent 34 sports and 21 countries.
“The WABN Mentoring Program is an important part of the Leadership Foundation’s work.” said Holly Cannon, Board President of the IWF Leadership Foundation. “Female athletes bring unique perspectives and skillsets to the table, and this cohort is no exception. We are excited to begin working with them to provide training and mentoring that will propel their professional careers.”
Each year, 25 elite women athletes are selected for the program by an international panel of EY and IWF advisors. Members of the current mentee class include:
- Tess Gerrand, National Business Executive, Coca-Cola Amatil - Rowing, Australia
- Sarah Hanffou, Legal Advisor, Bouches du Rhone Department - Table Tennis, France
- Farrah-Hani Imran, Head of Plastic Surgery, Burns & Wound Care, National University of Malaysia - Rhythmic Gymnastics, Malaysia
- Phaidra Knight, Analyst, NBC Sports - Rugby, United States
- Erica Taugher, Commodity Markets & Finance, Macquarie Bank Limited - Soccer, Canada/Portugal
Membership Dues Deadline is Now
The membership renewal dues invoices were sent our in early December with a due date of January 10. If you have not renewed yet, please do so now. You may login in to the members section and pay your dues online with a credit card. Or you may mail in a check. If you need assistnace, please contact Michelle Fowler in the administrator's office: 815-806-4908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Login Credentials - Members Section on Chicago Website
If you do not recall your login or password for the Chicago website, visit www.iwfchicago.org and choose the Members tab on the top menu bar. Then click on the Forgot Username/Password? and provide your email address (the email that is on file with IWF). You will receive an email with your login information and directions on how to reset your password. If you continue to have problems email Michelle Fowler at email@example.com or call 815.806.4908.
If you have a job posting you would like to share with the membership, please provide the general description and the contact information to the IWF Chicago administrator's office. The posting will be included in an upcoming newsletter and will be listed in the Classified section in the Members Only section of the IWF Chicago website. Send job postings to firstname.lastname@example.org
IWF Chicago is pleased to share local events of interest with our members. Please send information to email@example.com. We will include these events in our newsletter and on the IWF Chicago website.
NACD: Putting the Lens on Private Equity and Director Effectiveness
February 8, 2018
The Standard Club
3:00pm to 6:00pm
CLICK HERE to learn more
CREW: Annual Industry Achievement Award Dinner
February 22, 2018
The Standard Club
5:30pm to 9:30pm
CLICK HERE to learn more
The Chicago Network: Women in the Forefront
April 20, 2018
Chicago Hilton and Towers
8:00am to 1:30pm
CLICK HERE to learn more