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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

Stylist Mel Muoio gives us the scoop on 10 must-have staples every working woman needs in her wardrobe. more

Sep 23, 2016 5:00 PM Style

Johanna Grange of Oak St. Social shares tips that can take your social channels from ordinary to extraordinary in just a short amount of time! You'll want to bookmark this comprehensive guide. more

Sep 9, 2016 9:00 AM Career

The summer heat is in full swing and we all know wearing the appropriate work attire during the week doesn’t always lend itself to the change in weather. Check out 4 brands that will help you fight the embarrassing sweat stains and cool you off too! more

Jun 22, 2016 12:00 PM Style

Brenda Weitzberg, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Aspiritech, talks about her motivation behind the company she and her husband founded, as well as Aspiritech's mission and vision. more

Jun 14, 2016 2:00 PM Entreprenuers

As Navy Pier celebrates its centennial this year, complete with an upgrade to its iconic Ferris wheel, Marilynn Gardner, president and CEO, talks about the history of the “People’s Pier,” what it means to Chicago, and how her practical leadership sty more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM Profiles

The current discourse about inclusion and diversity in technology is an important conversation that needs to be explored. But here are eight black women are already making a name for themselves in the tech arena. more

May 21, 2016 10:40 AM Technology

At Forbes' Fourth Annual Women's Summit in New York last week, Joyus CEO Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, told an audience of 300 that she believes that true gender equality in Silicon Valley will take a generation. more

May 16, 2016 12:00 PM Work + Money

A sign in the window of a bakery made Sweet Soirees owner Joellyn Tulipano-Huebner realize that leaving the world of banking behind was the key to professional satisfaction. more

May 12, 2016 7:00 AM Career

Megan Smith

U.S. White House

A Women’s Leadership Breakfast titled “Unlocking American Talent to Solve our Biggest Challenges," will be held in early May with Chief Technology Officer of the United States, Megan Smith as speaker. more

Apr 27, 2016 12:00 PM Things To Do

As director of Woman Made Gallery and independent curator, Stoudmire is committed to creating exhibition opportunities and showcasing works of female artists, artists of color and low-income artists with contemporary arts exposure. more

Apr 25, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

Cathy Krieger is President/CEO, The Children’s Place Association who is leading the efforts to help Chicago families and children with medical needs. She is a Changemaker who has touched lives of countless Chicagoans and here is her story. more

Apr 22, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

There isn't always enough time to dash home after work before a night out. Check out these four dresses that will take you from cubicle to cocktail hour any day of the work week. more

Apr 21, 2016 11:00 AM Style

Nearly half of the adult population suffers from one or more chronic illnesses. By using technology and data, Star Cunningham, Founder/CEO of 4D Healthware, is changing healthcare for patients living with chronic illnesses. more

Apr 21, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

Jackie Taylor, Founder/Executive Director of Black Ensemble Theater, has created a strong arts institution committed to eradicating racism featuring outstanding original productions and exceptional educational outreach programs. more

Apr 19, 2016 10:00 AM Influencers

For its 27th annual Women in the Forefront Luncheon, The Chicago Network hosted a lively and inspirational conversation with Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson. more

Apr 19, 2016 7:00 AM New + Noteworthy

Unemployed Chicago youth ages 16-24 are an at-risk group for increased crime and violence during the warmer summer months. In a recently announced proposal, Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer has an idea to help change that. more

Apr 13, 2016 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy

As President of The Woods Fund Chicago, Grace Hou is tackling structural racism through multiple support channels—organizations, coalitions, community leaders. This Changemaker's goal is to create a better society for all— starting here in Chicago. more

Apr 13, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

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Julie Smolyansky; Photo by Heather Talbert

Julie Smolyansky, CEO of Lifeway Foods is an extraordinary “work ethic in motion,” both in her professional life and in her activism. From rape victim advocacy to international health issues, she supports them in creative, inspiring ways. more

Apr 11, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

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