Past Programs

Quarantini Time

 

December 17, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
Registered attendees will receive Zoom login credentials one day prior to the event.

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

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IWF Global: An Intergenerational Conversation on Race

 

December 09, 2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Via Crowdcast

In this dynamic session, we will have a candid dialogue on the topic of racial equity and how the generational gap is transforming our perceptions of race.

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Holiday Celebration 2020

 

December 08, 2020
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
Registered attendees will receive Zoom login credentials prior to the event.

Celebrate the festive season with Forum Friends at a real Chicago-style virtual pizza party with the guy who wrote the book on the subject.

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COVID-19 Updates: Readiness, Research & Vaccines

 

November 18, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Online Event

IWF-DC's Zooming Through the Covid Crisis series returns with a briefing on healthcare system readiness during Covid surges.

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Equity and Equality in the 21st Century

 

November 17, 2020
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
Registered attendees will receive Zoom login credentials one day prior to the event.

Moderator Sheryl Schulze will host panel members Dorri McWhorter, Christie Hefner, and Marisa Grimes to discuss Equity & Equality in the 21st Century

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The Reimagined Workplace: Post-COVID

 

November 13, 2020
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

 

Zoom Webinar
Registered attendees will receive Zoom login credentials from Conscious Capitalism Chicago

Join Sarah Bader to discuss what’s the best way to foster culture, communication, collaboration and creativity in a post-Covid world.

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Happy Hour - Chicago's Hidden Gems

 

November 12, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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

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IWF Global: The Global Energy Outlook

 

November 12, 2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Virtual Event via Crowdcast

This candid dialogue will focus on how COVID has changed the energy outlook, the realities of the energy transition and new innovations.

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Accelerate Your Path to Board Service

 

November 10, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
Registered attendees will receive Zoom login credentials

IWF-DC Forum invites you to join an expert panel of seasoned board members and board recruiters who share their takes on how to accelerate your path to board service.

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U.S. Presidential Election: View from Abroad

 

October 28, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
Registered attendees will receive Zoom login credentials one day prior to the event.

Join member Joyce Winnecke for a conversation exploring how the U.S. Presidential election is viewed from abroad.

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Meet Our Colleagues from Down Under

 

October 27, 2020
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
Registered attendees will receive Zoom login credentials one day prior to the event.

Join us for a special Virtual Cocktail & Coffee Party spanning continents and time zones.

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IWF Global Virtual World Leadership Conference and Gala

 

October 20, 2020
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Virtual Event

Registration is open for IWF’s first ever Virtual World Leadership Conference and Gala, IWF 2020: Leading in a Disrupted World.

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IWF Global Special Interest Group: Law

 

October 08, 2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Virtual Discussion
Login credentials will be sent prior to program start

Hear from a panel of judges and attorneys from across the globe about how practicing law has changed since the onset of COVID-19 in each of their respective court rooms and countries.

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Quarantini Time

 

October 06, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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

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IWF Global Special Interest Group: Philanthropy

 

September 30, 2020
10:30 AM to 11:45 AM

 

Virtual Discussion
Login credentials will be sent prior to program start

Join the Special Interest Group: Philanthropy for a discussion with La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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Cocktails and Conversations Global Edition

 

September 29, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Video Conference
Login credentials will be shared the day of the event.

Register for this networking reception for a lively conversation focused on our Global mission.

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IWF Global: The Fight for Justice for Women - A Conversation with Attorney Gloria Allred

 

September 29, 2020
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 

Virtual Event via Crowdcast

Hear from esteemed women’s rights icon and IWF Southern California member, attorney Gloria Allred, in a special session highlighting the issue of violence against women, impacting women globally.

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IWF Global Special Interest Group: Health Care

 

September 24, 2020
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

 

Virtual Discussion
Login credentials will be sent prior to program start

Hear and learn from fellow members around the globe, and engage in an enriching dialogue focused on a health care.

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IWF Global Trust and The Covid-19 Pandemic

 

September 17, 2020
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

Crowdcast Webinar
Login credentials will be sent after registration is completed.

Register to join a special session to hear the findings of the latest Edelman Trust Barometer study.

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The Cannabis Industry: The Next Generation of Weed

 

September 16, 2020
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
Login credentials will be sent prior to program start

Join IWF Members for an in-depth panel discussion on the history of cannabis and the current opportunities.

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Corporate Response to Racial Equity and Justice

 

September 02, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

 

Zoom Video Conference
Login credentials will be sent prior to program start

Presentation and Q&A discussion on the shifting perceptions of racial equity and justice.

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Chicago Women Activists

 

August 31, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
After registering, participants will receive an email the day of the event with a calendar invite and virtual meeting credentials.

Hear the stories of Chicago women activists and learn what reforms they led during this virtual program led by CAC docent Ellen Shubart.

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Presidents Meet and Greet

 

August 20, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

 

Chicago Architecture Center
111 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Type of Event:

Meet and greet with your fellow members at an Open House hosted by IWF Chicago President Lynn Osmond.

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Artistic Innovation Through Adversity

 

July 29, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

IWF Global Program | Zoom Webinar

IWF will partner with the bespoke cultural experience company Artscapes UK to learn how painting, sculpture and architecture became symbols of a new and hopeful future.

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Dreams Disrupted: An Insider’s View to the Cancellation of the 2020 Games

 

July 23, 2020
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

 

IWF Global Program | Crowdcast Webinar

The Tokyo Games have been postponed to Summer 2021, join a virtual conversation with Olympians, Donna de Varona and Rika Saito.

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Community Wellness in the Time of Coronavirus

 

July 16, 2020
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

 

IWF Global Program | Crowdcast Webinar

Register for a IWF Global virtual session featuring Walmart’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Thomas Van Gilder.

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Annual Meeting 2020

 

June 24, 2020
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
After registering, participants will receive an email the day of the event with a calendar invite and virtual meeting credentials

Register and join us for the virtual annual meeting with guest speaker, Deborah Trudeau.

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Perspectives from Abroad: Insights from Balkan Women Leaders Who Have Lived and Worked in Our City

 

June 18, 2020
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
After registering, participants will receive an email the day of the event with a calendar invite and virtual meeting credentials.

Join in this WorldChicago presentation and discussion with three leading women from the Balkans.

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The Path Forward

 

June 16, 2020
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

 

IWF Global Program
Zoom Webinar

As global women leaders, IWF members have a unique power to alter the status quo.

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Creating Real-Time Resilience

 

June 11, 2020
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 

IWF Global Program | Crowdcast Webinar

Register for a virtual session with well-being expert Dr. Lucy Hone as she shares her strategies to cope and the skills to develop true resilience.

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Finding Productivity and Purpose in the Middle of the COVID Crisis

 

June 09, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

 

Zoom Webinar
After registering, participants will receive an email the day of the event with a calendar invite and virutal meeting credentials

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

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Kings, Queens, Courtiers, and Lovers: Behind-The-Scenes of the English Royal Court

 

June 02, 2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

IWF Global Program
Crowdcast Webinar

IWF Global Program: IWF, in partnership with the bespoke cultural experience company Artscapes, invites you to travel back in time with Rose Balston.

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Virtual Lunch Around

 

May 27, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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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Quarantini Time: Special Edition

 

May 21, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

Don't miss this Special Edition event with Thea Polancic as Game Mistress hosting 2 Truths and a Lie.

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Cocktails & Curated Conversation

 

May 20, 2020
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

Join fellow IWF Chicago members to connect, hear expert perspective and engage in conversation on a curated topic relevant to our times.

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Cafe & Curated Conversation

 

May 13, 2020
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

Join fellow IWF Chicago members to connect, hear expert perspective and engage in conversation on a curated topic relevant to our times.

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Lunch Around

 

May 12, 2020
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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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Cocktails & Curated Conversation

 

May 06, 2020
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

Join fellow IWF Chicago members to connect, hear expert perspective and engage in conversation on a curated topic relevant to our times.

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Lunch Around

 

April 28, 2020
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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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Quarantini Time

 

April 23, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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

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Quarantini Time

 

April 16, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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

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How Do We Adapt to the New Normal?

 

April 14, 2020
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

Join this virtual roundtable to share your questions, suggestions and answers about the challenging New Normal.

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Quarantini Time

 

April 09, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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

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Virtual Happy Hour

 

April 02, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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

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Virtual Happy Hour

 

March 26, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM

 

Zoom Information to Follow

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2020 Women Who Make a Difference Signature Event

 

March 04, 2020
5:30 PM to 8:15 PM

 

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
120 East Delaware Place
Chicago, IL 60611
Type of Event:

Make plans to attend the annual Women Who Make a Difference Signature Event at the Four Seasons.

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Pop-Up Coffee ... Meet the Author

 

February 28, 2020
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

 

Baird & Warner
120 S. LaSalle Street; Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60603

Visit with author Charlotte Alter to discuss her new book "The Ones We've Been Waiting For - How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America"

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Friends & Family Private Tour: Notorious RBG Exhibition

 

February 22, 2020
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077
Type of Event:

Come explore and be inspired by the life of fellow IWF member Ruth Bader Ginsburg! This Friends & Family event includes a private talk highlighting the RBG exhibition.

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Meet and Greet February 6

 

February 06, 2020
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

 

AraOn
160 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60603
Type of Event:

IWF Members are welcome to 'meet and greet' your colleagues in a personal atmoshphere.

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Meet and Greet January 22

 

January 22, 2020
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

 

AraOn
160 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60603
Type of Event:

IWF Members are welcome to 'meet and greet' your colleagues in a personal atmoshphere

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Meet and Greet January 21

 

January 21, 2020
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

 

AraOn
160 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60603
Type of Event:

IWF Members are welcome to 'meet and greet' your colleagues in a personal atmoshphere

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