Karen Weigert, Chicago’s Chief Sustainability Officer, will be giving the luncheon’s keynote address. As Chief Sustainability Officer Karen works to guide the City’s sustainability strategy and implementation, bringing innovative, practical solutions throughout the work of the City. Weigert served as Senior Vice President of ShoreBank prior to her appointmentship as Chicago’s CSO. She is a producer and writer for the documentary film Carbon Nation which is focused on solutions to climate change. She is also a former board member of CNT, Foresight Design Initiative and Earth School Educational Foundation.
The PWCC, Professional Women’s Club of Chicago, is a networking organization for professionals in Chicago with the mission to provide networking connections , enrich and inspire women to advance professionally and personally. PWCC brings professional women together in a variety of networking venues to share knowledge, experiences, and resources with other women.