Learn about how one EvolveHer Future student is transforming her food desert into a thriving, gardening community. Read more

Next Generation

As Chicago Woman's journey to establish itself as “the voice” for Chicago women, we have gotten to know some amazing individuals that share in our mission to empower, inform, support and inspire women. We are proud to have them as part of our team. Read more


Melissa Graham founded Purple Asparagus with the mission to educate children about healthy eating and provide access to healthy food. And—you guessed it—that means getting your veggies and fresh produce. Read more

Family + Friends

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Monica Pedraja

On October 15th, ChiWomen Vote hosted an Early Vote Potluck that attracted nearly 450 people. Read more

Give Back

The YWCA Metropolitan Chicago's TechGYRLS program encourages Chicago-area girls to explore STEAM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math—fostering problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and self-directed learning. Read more


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