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In celebration of our first issue of 2018, Chicago Woman hosted a tasteful launch party at River Roast. more

Jan 12, 2018 6:36 PM Social Life

Bringing together some of Chicago's leading ladies in a lively panel discussion, fashion brand Eloquii presents its "The Substance Beneath The Style" event... more

Oct 27, 2017 1:00 PM Social Life


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Last week, Chicago Woman hosted the Generation J event with the Auxilary Board for the Joffrey Ballet in celebration of Global Visionaries. more

May 12, 2017 12:00 AM Social


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Even if Alzheimer's disease doesn't run in your family, cognitive decline can happen to anyone. Ahead, ten tips for keeping your brain sharp and your health in check! more

May 10, 2017 3:39 PM Health

Top Chicago fashion design students will display their creations during The 16th Annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence, a runway show celebrating the future of fashion. more

Apr 24, 2017 4:05 PM Social Life

To celebrate the accomplishments made by renowned broadcast journalist Merri Dee, YWCA and Fifth Third Bank hosted a night in her honor. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 PM Social Life


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Thodos Dance Chicago celebrated the start of their 25th season by raising nearly $90,000 at the FULL CIRCLE Silver Anniversary Gala. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:00 PM Social Life

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

On November 15th, the Women's Business Development Center celebrated their 30th anniversary by honoring women business leaders and corporate, government and community partners who help shape the local and national entrepreneurial ecosystem. more

Dec 12, 2016 5:00 PM Social Life

Friends and supporters of Chicago Woman magazine came out Monday evening to celebrate our December 2016 issue and the end of a fantastic year. more

Dec 9, 2016 3:00 PM Launch Party



Held at the historic Winnetka Community House from Nov. 4-6, the annual Antiques + Modernism Show brought together talented interior designers, collectors and treasure hunters to raise money for the community house. more

Dec 8, 2016 9:00 AM Social Life

YWCA Leader Luncheon

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YWCA Metropolitan Chicago's 44th Annual Leader Luncheon raised over $750,000 and honored Chicago-bred leaders who have changed lives at home and far beyond. more

Dec 1, 2016 3:00 PM Social Life

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The annual gala celebrating the Chicago Children’s Choir raised a record breaking $1.25 million for Chicago’s youth. more

Nov 22, 2016 12:00 PM Social Life

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On October 27th, the 4th Annual Ping Pong Ball raised $315,000 to benefit the Jackson Chance Foundation. more

Nov 21, 2016 5:00 PM Social Life

40 years ago, 10 women joined together and founded the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo, dedicated to providing funds and services to The Lincoln Park Zoological Society to improve the zoo. more

Nov 17, 2016 5:00 PM Social Life

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On October 15th, ChiWomen Vote hosted an Early Vote Potluck that attracted nearly 450 people. more

Oct 31, 2016 9:00 AM Social Life

We celebrated the launch of the October 2016 issue this past week at a fun new venue, AceBounce, in the heart of downtown. more

Oct 21, 2016 2:00 PM Launch Party

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Chicago's favorite gala returned this October for a "Starry Night" that brought together many of the city's notables and celebrities. The charity event, which raised $400,000, was hailed as a massive success and pushed to further Chicago Gateway G more

Oct 13, 2016 9:00 AM Social Life

Think you know everything you need to know about using social media? Test your knowledge with these tips from the gurus behind Oak Street Social. more

Sep 30, 2016 9:00 AM Trends

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New Project Inclusion Conducting Freeman Fellow Alejandro Gómez Guillén and Associate Board Member Ebony Green tap out a tune on one of the event’s floor pianos.

Prelude: Black & White, this year's fundraiser, marked the opening of the concert season by attracting more than 100 guests and raising 14K to support innovative concerts and education outreach programs. more

Sep 28, 2016 5:00 PM Social Life

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