Events

Special Event! WorldChicago and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Present

"A Conversation With Renowned Author John Zogby"

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

6:00 - 8:00 pm

$30.00 (Limited Seating Available)

American Bar Association

321 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL

Join us for a fascinating conversation with John Zogby, Pollster and Author of First Globals, and Senior Analyst, John Zogby (JZ) Analytics. Questions will be taken directly from audience members, as well as via Twitter. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served .


Coffee Conversation with Jovenes en Accion -Youth Leadership Delegation from Mexico

Friday, August 1, 2014

12:00-1:30 pm

Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St., Chicago, IL (Garland Room, 1st Floor)

$15.00 for non members

Free for members but registration is required. Contact Abbey Jennings at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at(312) 254-1800 ext. 103.

WorldChicago members and supporters will have the opportunity hear Youth Leaders from across Mexico speak about their group and individual projects centered around their sub-theme "anti bullying and violence prevention." In a format similar to a science-fair, WorldChicago members and guests will walk around to different team booths. Youth at each station will provide a brief introduction and overview of their work, followed by member questions and answers. Youth in Action participants will be encouraged to ask attendees any questions they may have about American attitudes surrounding violence and bullying prevention. In turn, the attendees will also have the opportunity to ask the delegates about their own experiences with the issue. Lunch will be provided.If you have any questions, please contact Abbey Jennings at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at(312) 254-1800 ext. 103.

 


2014 Globally Engaged Series

WorldChicago is pleased to present the inaugural year of the Globally Engaged  Series

The Globally Engaged Series provide participants with a behind-the-scenes tour, lecture, or presentation from an expert on diverse topics that explore Chicago’s unexpected — or unnoticed — international outreach.

The Globally Engaged Series aims to:

Highlight Chicago’s extraordinary global outreach and how Chicago’s economic, entrepreneurial, and cultural activities are inextricably woven with the world

Engage a wider audience interested in stimulating, exclusive learning experiences

Zooniverse: Worldwide Crowdsourced Citizen Science- Adler Planetarium

Discussion & Dinner

Thursday, August 21

6:00 pm -9:00 pm

1300 S Lake Shore Dr | Chicago, IL 60605

Individual Ticket$125 for Adler

Join Dr. Laura Whyte, Director of Citizen Science at the Adler Planetarium, to learn how citizens worldwide participate in real science research through Zooniverse, the Internet's largest platform for citizen science projects. Zooniverse - built by teams at the Adler and University of Oxford, and one of four projects to win the $1.8 million Google Global Impact Award - gives researchers the tools they need to turn curious consumers into engaged citizen scientists, working alongside professional research teams to accelerate the scientific discoveries of tomorrow. Following discussion and Q&A, enjoy a private dinner at the Planetarium. After dinner, stay and grab a drink to explore the Adler's members-only After Dark exhibits, including a peek through the Doane Observatory, housing the largest publicly-accessible telescope in the Midwest.

For more details on the Globally Engaged Series, contact Abbey Jennings, Director of Outreach: (312) 254-1800 x103 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Visit worldchicago.org for more information

 


Discover International Chicago Tour and Tasting

in partnership with the Chicago Cultural Alliance

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Puerto Rico and Ukraine

9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Tickets: $20

Max Capacity: 13

$20 per ticket

Experience Chicago this summer with Chicago Cultural Alliance's one-of-a kind tour and tasting adventure! Join WorldChicago in visiting two of Chicago's most interesting ethnic neighborhoods. This interactive tour, featuring Puerto Rico and Ukraine, will include a bomba style drum lesson, Puerto Rican food tasting, and artistic immersion through a visit to the Ukranian Institute of Modern Art Museum. For more information, please contact Abbey Jennings at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at (312) 254-1800 ext. 103.


Indulge in Italy

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tre Soldi Trattoria, 212 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$125

$75 (35 and under) Young Professional

WorldChicago holds an Annual Fall Cultural Fundraiser and Cocktail Reception each year highlighting different countries. We are pleased to announce that this year, Italy will take the spotlight in a celebratory evening of Italian culture, cuisine, drink, and entertainment in Chicago. Guests will experience the taste and ambiance of Rome at Tre Soldi Trattoria while enjoying an Italian musical performance from Chicago's Children's Choir. Guests will have the opportunity to make bids for silent auction items and participate in wine bottle auction!

All guests will also take home a little piece of Italy at the end of the night, as everyone will receive goody bags filled with Italian treats.

For more information, please contact Abbey Jennings at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at (312) 254-1800 ext. 103


 

 

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