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45 years after the Title IX act has been put into place, Elizabeth Connelly, Chair of The Chicago Network, reflects on how Title IX has allowed for substantial improvements, but also details how much work has yet to be done. more

With so many cultural events happening in Chicago, we just had to put in a second part to March's cultural watch! more

Arts + Culture

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Mentorship Day allows us to pause and appreciate the important role mentors play in guiding and counseling us at various junctures in our professional lives. more

New + Noteworthy

Kate Bensen, CEO of the Chicago Network, builds a strong community of Chicago women through the Chicago Network that is cultivating the next generation of female leaders. more

Work + Money

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

New + Noteworthy

Kate Bensen, President and CEO of The Chicago Network, offers a simple solution to closing the wage gap between men and women: pay women what they are worth. more


The Chicago Network recently invited top science professors to put a female spin on space exploration for its members and young women from the community. more

Social Life