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Mother’s Day Initiatives

SWISSÔTEL CHICAGO
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KIMPTON GREY (CHI)
KIMPTON JOURNEYMAN (MKE)

Leading Ladies Luncheon

Focusing on tomorrow’s educators, entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals, and community leaders, this annual Pre-Derby Luncheon serves to inspire women by introducing them to the work of our Leading Ladies Honorees and the latest fashion trends for professional women. Featuring a VIP Discussion Panel moderated by Tia Ewing, Anchor and Reporter of Fox 32 Chicago, as well as a keynote address by EVEREVE Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Megan Tamte, this 2019 event delivered insights, camaraderie and newfound confidence to women pursuing their passions.

Mother’s Day Makeovers

During our 2019 Mother’s Day Makeover Event we provided transformational makeovers to more than 500 mothers in Chicago and Milwaukee . That’s almost three hundred more single mothers, military veterans & spouses, cancer survivors, and working women than we were able to serve the previous year. In addition to full makeup and hair services donated by local stylists and makeup artists, participating mothers also received a new outfit and accessories from our sponsors. By the end of the event, each woman was ready for her next job interview, along with a professional headshot for LinkedIn and other job boards.

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MANY THANKS TO

2019 Luncheon Sponsors

Our Partners:

The sponsors for our 2019 event included SWISSÔTEL CHICAGO, Banana Republic – Michigan Avenue, Benefit Cosmetics, Blue Light ABA Consultants, Chicago Liposuction, Gap Foundation, Eloquii, Evereve, Kirkland & Ellis Matilda Jane, Pangea Real Estate, Pink Pewter, Shiraleah, Walter E. Smithe Wells Fargo, Cage + Aquarium, Citygirl Events, Chicago Eco House, Gather As You Go – by Carol Lavin Bernick, Greenstar Paperie, Inspire All Media, Marketing Queen Consulting, Marquee Events, PSAV, Rachel Bires Photography, Soda Fountain Photography, Sonya Martin Photography, Vale of Enna, Vanille Patisserie, Banana Republic – KARLA FERREIRAS, Evereve, Generation Bliss, Kristie Jorfald, Salon V, Style Room 326, and A Better Day With Julie.

Event Spotlight

Event Emcee
Tia Ewing, Anchor and Reporter of FOX 32 Chicago

Keynote Speaker
Megan Tamte, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of EVEREVE

Fashion Show Host
Érika Maldonado, Lead Anchor of Univision Chicago News

Awards Presented to:

Leading Lady in Law
Linda K. Myers, Partner of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

Leading Lady in Community
Jamila Trimuel, Founder of Ladies of Virtue

Leading Lady in Education
Carolyn L. Jones, Principal of Perkins Bass Elementary School

Leading Lady in Culinary
Sophie Evanoff, President of Vanille Patisserie

Corporate Partner Award
EVEREVE

Corporate Partner Award
Shiraleah Chicago

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