women in business

Yvonne Lyngaas is no stranger to hard work and proving that entrepreneurship is about a long term game, as the founder of Monarch and Company. more

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 PM Entreprenuers

Those of us running our own companies stand together tall and strong every day. I was very lucky to have a wonderful mentor who helped me with my business success. It's my hope that I can make a difference by passing along some of her wisdom as well. more

Aug 25, 2016 12:00 PM Career

Four ways to attract top millennial talent more

Jul 19, 2016 2:00 PM Career

Personal branding. If you're in the business world, you've heard these two little words before, but what do they mean? Tania Haigh, founder and CEO of marketing services company Magnolia Insights, is here to explain how you can build yours. more

Jun 29, 2016 2:00 PM Career


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Chicago is the world capital for women tech founders with 30% of all tech start-ups being led by women. The result? This list of leading female founders (and the women who help fund them) are bringing fresh ideas. more

Jun 24, 2016 4:00 PM Profiles

Jennifer Holmgren heads up Lanzatech in Skokie—the world’s leading waste-gas-to-biofuels company. She is a local woman who is helping ensure our world and environment is a better place for us all tomorrow. more

Jun 16, 2016 6:00 PM Profiles

Founding Moms is a platform for like-minded women to connect entrepreneurial mothers. Starting with founder Jill Salzman's own desire to learn from others like her, Founding Moms has grown to become a national community with over 10,000 members. more

Jun 10, 2016 4:00 PM Profiles

Dima Elissa, CEO of VisMed 3D, is bringing 3D modeling to healthcare and academic institutions for surgical treatments and training. With a business background and interest in medicine, Elissa is improving the lives and outcomes of patients using 3D more

Jun 6, 2016 12:00 PM Profiles

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

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