Upcoming Programs

May 27

Virtual Lunch Around

Take a pause from your busy (or not!) day to nourish yourself, and reflect and connect with a small group of fellow IWF Chicago members over the lunch hour.

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Jun 9

Finding Productivity and Purpose in the Middle of the COVID Crisis

Join this virtual conversation to share your questions, suggestions and answers about life curation in the time of COVID.

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Jun 24

Annual Meeting 2020

Save the Date for the annual meeting and networking reception.

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other Events of Interest 

A Conversation with Jeni Britton Bauer

Margaret Mueller, President and CEO, The Executives’ Club of Chicago, extends a complimentary invite to IWF members to a conversation with Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams founder, Jeni Britton Bauer. Learn about Jeni’s entrepreneurial experience – including the recipe for a successful founder/CEO relationship, leading with radical transparency, and thriving through a crisis. Use code: JENICOMP at registration.

Friday, May 22
11:30 AM Central Time
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The Ultimate Balancing Act: Black Women in the C- Suite

Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, will participate on a panel to share insights and experiences, as well as successes and failures, while balancing career and family. 

Wednesday, May 27
6:00 PM Central Time
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Marketing in Crisis Webinar

IWF Chicago member Elizabeth Conlisk, M. Harris & Co. Project Partner, together with Melissa Harris, CEO, M. Harris & Co. invite you to join a virtual conversation on marketing and communicating in the pandemic.  Through an engaging and energetic presentation, Melissa will share why no communication during a crisis is actually better than bad communication, and how you can launch the right ideas with the right tone.

Wednesday, June 3
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Email to register: [email protected]

Conscious Leadership: Integrating Work and Home

Thea Polancic, Founder and Chair of the Chicago Chapter of Conscious Capitalism, is offering IWF members the opportunity to attend CC's virtual CEO Breakfast, "Conscious Leadership - Integrating Work and Home". The event features CEO couple Jessica Droste Yagan from Impact Engine and Sam Yagan from ShopRunner. As this is an event normally limited to CEOs and presidents, it is limited to members only. A special thanks to Daphne Dolan for helping make it happen

Friday, June 12
7:30 AM Central Time
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If you have a local event you would like posted, send to [email protected]


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