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Jan 10, 2018 8:00 AM Work + Money

IWMF Four New Board Members

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With the news of the presidential election stirring up issues of gender equality and press freedom, The IWMF sees this time as an opportunity to recognize and welcome four inspirational women to their Board of Directors. more

Feb 4, 2017 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy

2112 Diversify Scholarship Program

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Have a startup business in the city? Chicago's first business incubator, 2112, is offering a scholarship to help you in the development process. more

Jan 9, 2017 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

Building Brand Engagement

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Nicole Ertas, author of Free Range Brands, shares with us her tips on how you can transform your brand equity into brand currency, so you and your business can blossom in the new year. more

Jan 1, 2017 3:00 PM Career

Venture For Women & Diversity, founded by Michael Donnelly, is a summit completely focused on supporting women and empowering minority-run businesses. more

Dec 5, 2016 3:00 PM Influencers

Women-Owned businesses thrive from attaining certification through the Women's Business Development Center. Emilia DiMenco shares three easy tips to guide you through the process. more

Dec 2, 2016 5:00 PM Career


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Most Crowdfunding websites charge a fee once a fundraising campaign is complete, but FundLatinos will waive its fees during November. more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy

For business owners, cash flow is a major concern. Emilia DiMenco, from the Women's Business Development Center, shares these tips to deal with cash flow issues before it is too late more

Nov 3, 2016 5:00 PM Work + Money

Sometimes the best way to advance in your career is to explore the opportunities that are right within reach. Ahead, eight sure-fire tips for getting ahead in any job. more

Oct 14, 2016 5:00 PM Career

Much of your personal brand is within your control. It is much more than your job title or job description. It is exhibiting how you are relevant and unique. What value do you “promise,” so to speak, to deliver to the organization? more

Oct 7, 2016 9:00 AM Career


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900 North Michigan Shops showcase new 2016/2018 ad campaign, "I AM CHICAGO". This campaign will show the passion and innovation of the city of Chicago! more

Aug 8, 2016 9:00 AM Social Life

FinTech is booming in Chicago and Kristi Ross, Co-CEO of dough, Inc and Founder of tastytrade, is at the forefront. Both companies attract women and millennials especially, to the investing front—the next generation of do-it-yourself investors. more

Jun 4, 2016 12:00 PM Profiles

The CEO and Co-Founder of Real Food Blends is proof that necessity really is the “mother” of all invention. Julie Bombacino was inspired to start her business because of her son's special needs. more

Feb 22, 2016 7:00 AM Entreprenuers

She might have a last name that is near and dear to the hearts of pizza-obsessed Chicagoans, but she is an accomplished entrepreneur in her own right. Jeanne Malnati shares her insights on workplace culture, honesty in the office, and why communicati more

Feb 8, 2016 6:35 AM Career

A new year means new challenges for most business owners. Even if you finished 2015 strong, market conditions and other factors could quickly sidetrack your plans for growth. Fortunately, many of the challenges can be turned into opportunities. more

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Terri Brax cofounded Women Tech Founders (WTF), a media and networking organization for women founders and leaders of tech start­ups. more

Jan 18, 2016 7:45 AM Influencers

Johanna Grange of Oak St. Social shares her top five tips for creating a winning social media feed in 2016. more

Dec 16, 2015 7:45 AM Career

If you don’t have a flextime or remote work policy and you plan to do any hiring in the near future, you should be concerned—especially if your recruiting plan includes hiring millennials. Ahead, tips on hiring and retaining the next generation. more

Aug 3, 2015 7:45 AM Work + Money

Thinking of going back to school to beef up your skill set or start a new career? We've got a comprehensive guide that answers every question and concern you may have before hitting the books. more

Jul 30, 2015 7:45 AM Work + Money

Amanda Boleyn—host and co-founder of the "She Did It Her Way" Podcast—interviews entrepreneurial spirits from all walks of life. more

Jul 8, 2015 7:45 AM , Entreprenuers

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