On May 17, Chicago Innovation, the Women's Business Development Center (WBDC), and Attract, Retain, Advance (ARA) hosted "Celebrating Women in Innovation" to recognize the importance of women in the business world. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 PM Career

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

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

Jun 22, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

Kelly Hallgren, a Practice Lead with Talution Group, shares her insights on the state of the tech field for women, the value of diversity, and advice for women entering tech industry. more

Jun 17, 2016 6:00 PM Work + Money

Around the globe, women are doing more than their share of work that they are not getting paid for with little time to do it all. Melinda Gates talks about "time poverty" and why it's time to even the scales. more

Mar 31, 2016 7:00 AM Work + Money

For Women's History Month, the National Museum of Women in the Arts has been honoring women artists and asking people to name #5womenartists. more

Mar 28, 2016 2:06 PM Arts + Culture

Grabbing time alone during the madness of the holidays is not easy. But if you are so lucky as to steal a few moments to yourself, here are four books about Chicago that we think you might want to explore. They are definitely on our list. more

Dec 24, 2015 7:45 AM Life + Love

Networking allows professionals to establish beneficial relationships and make new connections in their field. more

Nov 29, 2015 1:00 AM Networking

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Nov 20, 2015 12:00 AM Current Issue

​As the chief executive at Jellyvision Lab, Amanda Lannert sets the tone at the Lincoln Park-based tech communications company. FW: Chicago recently paid a visit to the Jellyvision Lab offices to discuss the firm’s well-known company culture, cultiva more

Nov 1, 2015 12:00 AM Influencers

An inheritance, a great stock, or property investments are surefire ways people have acquired wealth, but there’s another proven approach to wealth-building: entrepreneurship. more


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