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Candace Jordan is one of the women who The Fierce 50 Revolution and Chicago Woman Magazine recognizes for their example and inspiration. Read more

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The liftUPlift Ally Awards celebrate, connect, and inspire collaboration between the greatest champions of Women Power in Chicago and beyond. Read more

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Founder and president of The Richter Group, a consulting firm dedicated to helping nonprofit, Elizabeth Richter is also the newest president of the Guild of the Chicago History Museum. Read more

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Ericka N. Perry founded The Stork Bag to meet the needs of pregnant women through a subscription service for expectant mothers. Read more

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A longstanding volunteer dedicated to giving back, Kleber now helps drive the impact that Chicago-based Gesture makes by being a tool for charity partners nationwide and causes ranging from homelessness to the arts to health and medical research. Read more

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As director of Woman Made Gallery and independent curator, Stoudmire is committed to creating exhibition opportunities and showcasing works of female artists, artists of color and low-income artists with contemporary arts exposure. Read more

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The CEO and Co-Founder of Real Food Blends is proof that necessity really is the “mother” of all invention. Julie Bombacino was inspired to start her business because of her son's special needs. Read more

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This Emmy Award winning journalist is a rising star in the Chicago media scene. With a strong sense of family and roots, she has conquered reality tv and worked her way up to solo anchor at MundoFox. She is one to watch and be inspired by. Read more

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Meet the woman behind Krispops confections and the founder of Chicago-based lifestyle website, Public Lives, Secret Recipes (PLSR)—featuring people in the public eye who share their "secret" recipes with readers. Read more

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