Upcoming Programs

Apr 29

Dine Around 2021

A IWF Chicago virtual Dine Around experience that includes a four-course international meal for two plus online conversation with four leading women restaurateurs.

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May 12

Non-profit Conversation: • Strategic Planning for the Short Term. And Long Term.

IWF non-profit leaders are invited to participate in this focused sector specific conversation.

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May 13

Quarantini Time

Stay connected with fellow members - participate in a no-agenda networking hour.

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other Events of Interest 

The Pandemic, One Year Later: Reflecting, Reimagining, Realigning

On behalf of Cushman & Wakefield, Executive Directors Marilyn Lissner and Debra Moritz, invite you to a three-part webinar series on the Chicago economy and office market to analyze the impact of the pandemic one year later. 

PART 1: April 6 @ 2:00 p.m. CDT
PART 2: April 20 @ 2:00 p.m. CDT
PART 3: May 4 @ 2:00 p.m. CDT
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Taking control of your retirement: Defining and pursuing the life you want

Sharon Oberlander, Managing Director, Merrill - the Oberlander Timmerwilke Group, invites you to Merrill's April educational seminar.  The informative seminar will focus on one of the most life-altering financial turning points each of us will experience - the transition to retirement - and the challenges and risks associated with it, as well as some potential solutions for building a portfolio to support your goals.

Wednesday, April 21
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time
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Leadership Greater Chicago Celebrate Leaders Benefit

Leadership Greater Chicago, Maria Wynne, CEO, is hosting its annual Celebrate Leaders benefit virtually this year. The event will feature mini-documentaries of the work of the honorees, performances by local artists, and a surprise announcement! More than 500 business, political, and civic leaders are anticipated to attend to recognize and celebrate community leaders and organizations for making a significant and transformative impact on our region.

Thursday, April 22
6:00 PM Central Time
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TEDxWilmette 2021 - Theme: CONNECT

Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago will be one of five dynamic speakers sharing ideas to “CONNECT” at TEDxWilmette 2021. The virtual session will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021, followed by three local, in-person sessions on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

Thursday, April 22
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Central Time
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CC101: Building Conscious Business from the Inside Out

Thea Polancic, Founder and Past President, Conscious Capitalism Chicago, invites you to this hands-on professionally guided workshop.  Build your awareness as a conscious business leader, explore the four tenets of Conscious Capitalism, and share learning experiences that foster greater connection within a growing community of conscious leaders.

Friday, May 7
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Central Time
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Film Screening & Discussion: “The Shame Of Chicago”

Join the Chicago Architecture Center, Lynn Osmond CEO,  for an exclusive screening of Episode 3 of Bruce Orenstein’s new documentary series, The Shame of Chicago, exploring predatory contract home sales in Chicago after World War II. Moderated discussion to follow.

Thursday, May 13
5:30 PM Central Time
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