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As Chicago Woman's journey to establish itself as “the voice” for Chicago women, we have gotten to know some amazing individuals that share in our mission to empower, inform, support and inspire women. We are proud to have them as part of our team. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

Natasha Granholm

Aanchal Khurana, Senior Account Executive, Brainerd Communicators

It seems that with the presidential election also came a universal fear of being alienated. Natasha Granholm weighs in and tells us about her experience as a POC and how companies can improve diversity and inclusion to make everyone feel welcome. more

Feb 28, 2017 12:00 PM Profiles

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

Chicago Foundation for Women's CEO and president K. Sujata is a positive force in Chicago's philanthropic community. She graces the cover of our December 2016 issue, sharing with us her past and future hopes and endeavors. more

Dec 22, 2016 3:00 PM Influencers

Kim Wargo is the Head of School of a new high school coming to Chicago in Fall 2017- GEMS World Academy Chicago. Here, she shares with us what this unique school will bring to its students and to the city of Chicago. more

Dec 12, 2016 3:00 PM Influencers

“Behind every great man is a great woman,” right? Well, you might not know this, but behind many great buildings and landmarks is also…a great woman. more

Dec 7, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

In the event that Chicago experiences a man-made or natural disaster, residents can have confidence knowing that Alicia Tate-Nadeau, a decorated Brigadier General in the Illinois National Guard and Iraq War Bronze Star recipient, is charged with keep more

Nov 9, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

Carol Ross Barney is shaping the city of Chicago with projects ranging from CTA stations to the 606. more

Oct 31, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles


Evie McShane

The extreme exploitation of women worldwide is a horrific issue all too prevalent around the world, its effects seen and felt far too frequently. more

Oct 22, 2016 12:00 PM Sponsored Content

The Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) Leadership Conference, which brought together Jewish women from all over the world, including eight Chicago Jewish mothers, was held from Sept. 18-20 in College Park, Maryland. more

Oct 1, 2016 3:00 PM Social Life

Our first female presidential candidate has many things to say about equality. In this article in Women's Health magazine, she talks about everything from her fears to her inspirations. more

Sep 14, 2016 3:00 PM New + Noteworthy

Jolinda Wade, the recent recipient of St. Bernard Hospital's State Representative Esther Golar "Heart of the Community" Award, talks about overcoming her past and pushing towards a fantastic future. more

Sep 12, 2016 3:00 PM Influencers

It is important for women to believe in themselves, believe they have the skills and the confidence to be successful, believe they don’t have to be perfect and believe they can be successful without giving up other things that are important to them. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 PM Balance

Jaime Migdal is the CEO and founder of FetchFind, a resource for everything pets. more

Aug 31, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

Classblox, as of this August, is available nationally in beta as an online education opportunity for children K-12. Shaily Baranwal, founder of Classblox, speaks to the importance of learning and growing outside of the classroom. more

Aug 29, 2016 3:00 PM Entreprenuers

CEO of the Executives' Club of Chicago and editorial board member of Chicago Woman Magazine Ana Dutra shares her ideas, thoughts and hopes for women and the magazine. more

Aug 22, 2016 3:00 PM Home - Chicago Woman magazine

As the founder of the Law Offices of Reem Odeh, Odeh serves as an important voice for the Arab-American community. The attorney and mother of three works on behalf of immigrants who wish to make Chicago home. more

Aug 11, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

Mission Propelle lives up to their name by literally making it their mission to empower girls in elementary school through mentorship and girl power yoga. more

Aug 4, 2016 5:00 PM New + Noteworthy

DesignerShare's co-founder, Sarah Perkins, reveals what it really means to start a business. more

Aug 2, 2016 3:00 PM Entreprenuers

Statistics shows that non-communicable diseases (NCD) kill 2 in 3 people in the world today, but are largely preventable. Founder and CEO Nalini Saligram of Arogya World, a non-profit working to prevent NCDs, explains what we can do to prevent them. more

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 PM Influencers

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