Chicagoland’s Weekly Business Update
CHICAGO AT A CROSSROADS
Accountability in Public Safety and Gun Violence
PRESENTED BY OLD NATIONAL BANK
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the next event in its Chicago at a Crossroads series, a luncheon and conversation on public safety accountability and gun violence on Monday, October 17. The Chamber will feature a dynamic panel discussion on the state of crime in Chicago and recommendations on how the business community can use data to help address it, including former Secretary of Education and Managing Partner of Chicago CRED Arne Duncan, VP of Criminal Justice at Arnold Ventures Walter Katz, Managing Director and Senior Partner of Boston Consulting Group Brad Martens, and moderated by Institute for Nonviolence Chicago Chair Wendy DuBoe.
Chicago Bears Host Women at the Midway
PRESENTED BY PNC BANK
Women of the Midway kicked off at Halas Hall where PNC Bank teamed up with the Chicago Bears to host an important conversation about advancing diversity in the workplace. Joined by Bears radio personality Jeff Joniak, PNC Bank’s Beth Karlson, Chicago Bears CFO Karen Murphy, and DE&I SVP Tanesha Wade, they shared their career journeys and how they are paying it forward to help women advance economically. Should it really take another 257 years to close the economic gender gap? Not if PNC can help it! Find out what PNC is doing to support women through the Project 257 Initiative.
Emerging Leaders Fireside Chat with HCSC Chief Growth Officer Kevin Cassidy
PRESENTED BY EMERGING LEADERS CHICAGO
The Fireside Chat Series provides an exclusive opportunity for Emerging Leaders to learn from savvy business professionals; sharing tips, lessons learned, insights to the industry, and some personal mantras. On October 6, young professionals will have the opportunity to hear from Health Care Service Corporation Chief Growth Officer Kevin Cassidy.
Turning Your Talents into Strengths
PRESENTED BY DEVRY UNIVERSITY
Did you know that people who use their strengths every day are three times as likely to report having an excellent quality of life and six times as likely to be engaged at work? What strengths do your team members possess and how can they be used to thrive in their careers? Join DeVry University on September 27 for a discussion on how one can turn their talents into strengths.
Illinois Clean Energy Champion Awards Reception
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition will host the Inaugural Illinois Clean Energy Champion Awards Reception on October 25. The Illinois Clean Energy Champion Awards seek to celebrate job creation by private companies, nonprofit organizations, and government units from across Illinois that have seized the chance to make our state a leader in the clean energy future. These awards recognize what it takes to create or retain good-paying jobs, with a special eye toward equity in communities historically left behind. Register now to attend the reception or nominate an organization by October 5.
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