Spring Diplomacy Luncheon Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Featuring Keynote Speaker and 2014 Gold Medallion Citizen Diplomacy Award Recipient Ms. Hedy Ratner, she is founder and co-president emeritus of and currently consultant with the Women’s Business Development Center.
An advocate and activist for women’s empowerment issues, civil and human rights and women’s business development for more than four decades, Hedy was appointed by President Clinton to the National Women’s Business Council; by Illinois Governor Quinn to the Illinois Economic Recovery Commission, the Illinois Business Enterprise Council and the Governor’s Women’s Advisory Council; by Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the Mayor’s Affirmative Action Advisory Council; and, by Cook County Board President Preckwinkle to the Cook County Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise Council.
Hedy is the recipient of numerous awards honoring her impactful efforts, a few of which include: the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award by Enterprising Women Magazine, the 2013 Advocate Award from Entrepreneurs Experience, and the 2012 Lifetime Advocacy Award from the Federation of Women Contractors.
In this new phase of her professional life, she dedicates herself to social justice and advocacy for the further empowerment of women.
Reception: 11:30 am
Luncheon : 12:00 – 1:30 pm
University Club Cathedral Hall
76 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
Join us for WorldChicago’s largest fundraiser of the year! At our 2014 Spring Diplomacy Luncheon, Ms. Ratner will address her international work for women’s economic independence, as well as her personal experiences with citizen diplomacy through WorldChicago. In recognition of her lifetime support of women’s achievement in Chicago and abroad, Ms. Ratner will also be presented the 2014 WorldChicago Gold Medallion Citizen Diplomacy Award. The Gold Medallion Award, a long-time WorldChicago tradition, is presented to an individual or Chicago-based organization that has made a distinguished contribution to promoting citizen diplomacy within the international arena.
$5,000 Gold Sponsor - Luncheon Table with premier seating (seats 10)
$2500 Silver Sponsor - Luncheon Table (seats 10)
$1800 Bronze Sponsor - Luncheon Table (seats 10)
WorldChicago, 72 East Randolph Street, 2nd Floor Chicago, IL
We invite you to join us for lunch!
During this conversation series, WorldChicago attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the topic of green technology and alternative energy with three government officials and alternative energy professionals from France . The program will begin with a brief introduction by each fellow, followed by a Q&A session. Attendees will be encouraged to ask the delegates questions about climate change and energy issues in France, and the delegates will also have the opportunity to ask WorldChicago attendees questions about green technology and alternative energy in the US.
Young Professionals International Trivia Night at The Globe Pub
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
1934 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Join WorldChicago for our 2014 Young Professionals International Trivia Night - graduate students, young professionals and those young at heart (open to those 21+ years old)! Join us for appetizers, drinks, and a fabulous international trivia game!
Register with a team or register alone (and we'll make sure to team you up!). Join us for a fun, interactive and international night!
Price includes appetizers and 2 drink tickets.