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You will hear around the tech incubator, "Put your money where your mouth is". 1871 focuses on supporting local businesses—many of which are women- and minority owned. more

Technology

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Annie Theby

Being a mother while holding a job can be exciting but challenging all at once. Finding the balance between being a good parent and being a great employee at work may seem tough, but these businesses are stepping in to support these working mothers. more

Family

Lakshmi Shenoy holds the coveted role of Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at 1871, where she’s helped transform the organization into one of the nation’s hottest entrepreneurial tech hubs. more

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Why is it that men still dominate STEM and tech? more

Work + Money

Nicole Yeary has grown Ms. Tech into an 1871-based membership organization that provides education and networking events that help women who have launched technology-based ventures find the resources they need to scale their businesses. more

Profiles

Terri Brax talks with Brenna Berman, the CIO and commissioner of Chicago’s Department of Innovation and Technology. more

Influencers

Chicagoan Katrina Markoff shows her support of fellow women entrepreneurs by making a generous donation to the new WiSTEM program at 1871. more

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