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October 2016 Magazine

In the event that Chicago experiences a man-made or natural disaster, residents can have confidence knowing that Alicia Tate-Nadeau, a decorated Brigadier General in the Illinois National Guard and Iraq War Bronze Star recipient, is charged with keep Read more

How She Did It

Listen up ladies! Here are a few things you should take note of, whether you are planning a party or looking for a great new addition to your coffee table. Read more

Home

Stylist Katie Schuppler shares her picks of purple hued clothing, accessories, and make up. Pantone's seasonal trending color, Bodacious, serves as inspiration. Read more

Style

It all started with Tupperware parties over 60 years ago, network marketing has come a long way since then. Many women find opportunities on their terms, on their own time with dozens of such companies. Read more

Advice

Planning your financial future requires two key traits which are women's strengths: Problem solving and competence. Annette Findling helps women act fearlessly and conquer the financial frontier. Read more

Money

Kathleen Henson, The Mentor, shares her insights on learning from everything and everyone you encounter. It's all about the lessons you learn on your journey. Read more

Give Back

For business owners, cash flow is a major concern. Emilia DiMenco, from the Women's Business Development Center, shares these tips to deal with cash flow issues before it is too late Read more

Advice

As a faculty member at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism and as Founder and Director of the Fashion Resource Center, Carrara is also a metalsmith. Read more

How She Did It

We asked the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) to give us their list of the 10 best resources for women looking to strike out on their own as a business owner. Read more

Advice

It seems that our world, especially Chicago, is becoming an increasingly more dangerous place. Many women are behind the efforts that are keeping our city safe—and making a difference. Here are a few local organizations making a difference. Read more

Policy

Carol Ross Barney is shaping the city of Chicago with projects ranging from CTA stations to the 606. Read more

How She Did It

With the election within weeks, the economy will certainly be affected by the outcome. Our democracy has proven over and over that it is resilient in the face of challenge. There are all sorts of reasons to feel optimistic about the overall economy. Read more

Money

Chicago Interior Designer, Michael Del Piero, brings character and interest to small spaces through unique pieces and an array of treasures. Adding objects of interest can bring any space together. Read more

Home

As President and Founder of the Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation, Tallungan is dedicated to helping children and families of children with cancer after losing her 10 year old son to the disease. Read more

How She Did It

As co-owner of LM Restaurant Group, Quaisser brings french flair to her restaurants, catering and events businesses. She hires for passion and it shows in her growing business. Read more

How She Did It

With 25 years in business, Maria Pinto is a Chicago fashion icon.i Her specific talent for cut and fit and the instinct for knowing exactly how women want to look (and feel), appeals to several A-list clients and legions of professional women. Read more

How She Did It

On Michigan Avenue, you may have seen the Nakamol storefront. Here is the women behind the store and thriving jewelry business with a worldly flair and entrepreneurial spirit. Read more

How She Did It