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: Designing Diversity - Insights for building more inclusive teams

It was another packed house last Wednesday night for SheSays Chicago’s latest panel discussion, “Designing Diversity: Insights for Building More Inclusive Teams”. Our generous sponsor closerlook kicked off the evening with a mini happy hour of drinks, snacks and pizza as women ...

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August 4th, 2017


: Designing Diversity

Talking about diversity in the workplace always brings questions. For some, a sense of "Am I using the right language?" can lead to an avoidance of the subject because it makes us uncomfortable. When we avoid the conversation, our teams ...

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July 20th, 2017


: Leo Burnett & SheSays Chicago make the pledge to #BeBoldForChange in 2017

by Anne Hagerty International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the opportunities we all have to help women everywhere to realize their potential, improve their economies and succeed at every level. Another well-attended, lively panel discussion took place on Wednesday, March 8 and yes, ...

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April 10th, 2017


: International Women's Day

Join us at Leo Burnett to celebrate International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8. Bring your friends and pledge with us to #BeBoldForChange in 2017. Let's reshape a better, more gender-inclusive world. Together, we can help women everywhere to realize ...

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February 27th, 2017


: Kickoff 2017 with Career Camp

Join SheSays Chicago and General Assembly to start or advance your career in today’s top tech careers. At General Assembly’s first-ever Career Camp, professionals from any experience level can discover a path to success in the competitive fields of web ...

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January 11th, 2017


: Social and the Sexes: Do men and women use social media differently?

by Lidia Varesco Racoma, photography by Anna Olsztynska SheSays Chicago brought together four local social media leaders for a lively discussion at Digitas LBiabout how men and women use social media differently. Moderator Anna Russett is a Strategist at Havas Worldwide ...

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November 9th, 2016


: Social and the Sexes: Do men and women use social media differently?

According to BrandWatch, more than 50% of women use social media to show support and access deals or promotions from brands, compared to just 36% of the men online. Not only do women use social media to stay up to ...

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October 7th, 2016


: Finding Your Voice - Courage, Confidence and Character

Held at: Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana corporate office We all know we have a voice, but what does it feel like to truly “find” it? How do we use our voices whether we’re in a classroom or ...

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October 7th, 2016


: Thinking of Starting a Side Project? These 4 Creatives say "Do it!"

  By Lidia Varesco Racoma SheSays Chicago has assembled some of the top women and men in creative for the sole purpose of helping YOU. Our mentors come from a wide variety of backgrounds and are here to answer questions and share ...

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August 31st, 2016


: Master the Most Tedious Part of Your Job Search with Advice from Our HR Experts

By Justine Figueroa SheSays Chicago’s Who’s Your Momma Mentoring program is designed to facilitate real, honest conversations about some of the biggest struggles you have throughout your career. Whether you’re working your first post-grad job or have long since climbed the ...

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August 31st, 2016


: Advertising Motherhood event recap

 Left to right: Co-host Alma Klein of ParentKind, Speakers Rachael Hardy and Diana Canto-Sims, Moderator Alexandra C. Eidenberg, Speakers Carlene Mahanna and Mylene Pollock and Co-host Jennifer Lemerand of SheSays Chicago by Lidia Varesco Racoma (photography by Beckie O’Connor) On Monday, June 6th SheSays ...

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July 13th, 2016


: Salary negotiation strategies

Join us on Thursday, April 21 from 6pm - 8pm at General Assembly to discuss Salary Negotiation Strategies. Negotiations are not just about the billion dollar deals, boardroom strategies, or company takeovers; it’s a process we use daily. This panel discussion ...

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April 13th, 2016


: Enable multi-level opportunities + focused teams = better creative leaders

Thanks to Digitas LBi for hosting last Thursday’s panel discussion of “What Makes a Great Creative Director”. More than half of our audience were newbies, so word is getting out as fast as the tickets are selling out. Moderator ...

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April 6th, 2016


: Who's Yr Momma: SheSays Mentors on the Best Piece of Advice Ever Received

On Thursday, March 24 Ascend Training partnered with SheSays Chicago to host Who’s Your Momma—a mentorship platform for women (and men) in the creative industry. We leveraged the Ascend classroom space by developing four breakout sessions based on community interest: ...

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April 6th, 2016


: Remaking Me: Insights on career change from four Chicago creatives

Our celebration of Women’s History Month continued on March 16th as we hosted our second of four events for the month. Partnering with our friends at General Assembly, we were welcomed by the new River North co-working space Coalition Impact ...

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March 24th, 2016