Registration opens at 10AM followed by the EvolveHer team—Amanda Chin and Sarah Carlson before our first EvolveHer workshop at 10:30 on 2019 Media Trends with Carolyn Brundage and Johanna Grange, Co-Founders of Oak Street Social. Just before the lunch break, our Mindfulness Session with Swami Dawn Yager will take place. Post lunch, at 2PM, the second EvolveHer Workshop on Building Your Breakout Brand with Karianne Wardell, President of Lofti will be followed by Travel Expert and Author, Theresa Goodrich, who will be talking all about How to Choose Road Trip Destinations. The evening program starts with networking hour hosted with the Chicago Tribune and Trinchero Family wines. Andrea Metcalf will emcee the evening and our Fireside chat with special guest Val Warner, Co-Host of ABC 7's Windy City LIVE will set the vibe at 6:00 PM. The closing panel discussion, Make Your Impact: Passion and Purpose, will include five dynamic women who have all made their mark on Chicago and made a difference in the lives of women and children. The panelists are: Luisa Echevarria, Director of Community Empowerment, Univision Chicago; Addie Goodman, President/CEO, JCC Chicago; Julie Hightower, Board President, The Daisie Foundation; Kathy Herbert, investor and advisor + Vice President, Operations, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago; and Dr. Nicole E. Williams, M.D., FACOG, The Gynecology Institute of Chicago
Our participating sponsors include the Chicago Auto Trade Association, The Chicago Tribune, Nissan USA in addition to KIA, Ford, Infiniti, Trichero Family Wines, Walter E. Smithe, EvolveHer, Univision, Chicago Woman magazine, Spavia, Makeup First, Threadless, Boxed Water, CuratedChicago, and Simple Mills.