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March/April 2017

Chicagoans know Alpana Singh as an accomplished sommelier, former TV host, and, most recently, as a restaurateur, with three eateries already in her portfolio. Read more

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Lov Carpenter, lead mixologist at Blue Plate Catering, serves her drinks with a splash of creativity, passion and love. Read more

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As CEO of Techweek, Amanda Signorelli sees the under-representation of women in tech as one of the greatest near-term opportunities tech companies can seize. She is passionately by a belief in the strength of diversity. Read more

Office Culture

When most of us think about pies, we smile, remembering our mother or grandmother's signature pies. For Maya-Camille Broussard owner and baker at Justice of the Pies, that “nostalgic eating" is why pies are so special. Read more

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Seeking the hottest beauty and fashion trends? We've got you covered! Read more

Style

Vicki Kim, partner at Mott St. and Ruxbin, knows that running a restaurant is a balancing act of great business skills and warm hospitality. Read more

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Stressing about finances? Wealth advisors, Mohini McCormick and Christina Castrejon share tips with Chicago Woman over achieving peace of mind when it comes to money. Read more

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Amy L. Lutchen is the Wine Director and certified sommelier at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Read more

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The process of divorce can put a major strain on your life. Attorney Gemma Allen has shared what is most important to think about when diving into divorce and ensuring the healthiest outcome. Read more

Love

Amy Morton went from aspiring actress, to the the owner of The Barn and Found in Evanston. Read more

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Nicole E. Williams M.D. answers the most anticipated questions that you may have for your gynecologist. Read more

Health

Tucked away in the West Loop, you will find a surprise at the inconspicuous Oriole. Partner and pastry chef, Genie Kwon, brings her talent and passion to the intimate 4-star restaurant. Read more

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Hailing from a long line of southern bakers, Amanda Tommey Terbush, owner and baker at Southern France Patisserie, is putting a Southern twist on classic French pastries. Read more

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Have a future fashion diva in the family? Frankie's on the Park will be holding six week-long courses this summer to get your fashionista an early start on learning about one of the biggest industries in the world! Read more

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Becky Frankiewicz, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Quaker Foods North America, works to promote women and give back to the community. Read more

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We all know the spots with the hottest reservations in town, but what about when we want something a little more low-key? We asked our staff where they like to go for good food that is a bit under the radar. Read more

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After studying everything from biology to film, Nandini Khaund found a way to flex her creativity and ideas as a bartender and "spirit guide" at Cindy's. Read more

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Gender bias is something men and women all over the country experience. We asked a few Chicago Woman readers and supporters what gender bias looks like. Read more

Policy

Catherine De Orio's Italian roots inspired her to go from attorney to culinary student. She is now the host of Check Please! and executive director of Kendall College Trust. Read more

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