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Philanthropy

As a neuroscientist, professor, and artist, Hande Ozdinler works to find a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateralsclerosis) and more recently, she brings together both the arts and science with the Art Loves Science Foundation. Read more

How She Did It

Grace Hou, President of Woods Fund and other Chicago Women in Philanthropy, are catalysts for change in Chicago. Here they share how to be agents of change and impact. Read more

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As you start to think about end-of-year charitable giving, learn more about how to make sure you are making informed decisions about where to donate and how. Read more

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Caryl Stern, President & CEO, UNICEF USA

UNICEF USA

Caryl Stern, President & CEO, UNICEF USA, talks about the growing needs of child refugees and what we can do to help. Read more

Safety

A Leg Up Foundation was built to help single moms in their time of need. Meet Jennifer Wisniewski, a local game-changer. Read more

Inspiration

On April 29th, city officials, Chicago professionals and press gathered together to celebrate the Midwest Regionals office 10th Annual United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Gala. Read more

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Studies have shown that paying it forward makes you happier, reduces stress and anxiety, increases your confidence, and provides a sense of purpose. Here, one of nine exceptional women tell Chicago Woman about the organizations they support and why. Read more

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Here, one of nine exceptional women tell Chicago Woman about the organizations they support and why. Read more

How She Did It

We have created a list of five fantastic charities to donate to before the new year sets in. From the Groundswell Fund to CAASE, aiding the mission of these organizations is bound to start off 2017 on a positive note. Read more

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Kathleen Henson of Henson Consulting talks about her journey in philanthropy and why giving back is so necessary. Read more

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Donating your time to a charity about which you are passionate is a wonderful and fulfilling activity that can change your life. Read more

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Farrow & Ball

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In an effort to raise awareness for the battle against HIV/AIDS, Farrow & Ball is launching their first-ever "Windows by Design: Farrow & Ball for DIFFA", where designers create a holiday window display to embody this year's theme: cure and comfort. Read more

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YWCA Leader Luncheon

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YWCA Metropolitan Chicago's 44th Annual Leader Luncheon raised over $750,000 and honored Chicago-bred leaders who have changed lives at home and far beyond. Read more

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Talbots and Dress for Success have come together to spread the message about confidence, hope and style through their fall video series. Read more

Style

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

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New Project Inclusion Conducting Freeman Fellow Alejandro Gómez Guillén and Associate Board Member Ebony Green tap out a tune on one of the event’s floor pianos.

Prelude: Black & White, this year's fundraiser, marked the opening of the concert season by attracting more than 100 guests and raising 14K to support innovative concerts and education outreach programs. Read more

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Photo By: Barry Brecheisen

There are countless things to consider when contemplating joining a charity board – connection to the cause, commitment and expanding your network are just a few. Read more

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RefugeeOne, a nonprofit organization in the Uptown neighborhood, helps refugees resettle in Chicago. Read more

Inspiration

Margot Pritzker and WomenOnCall are connecting professional women with volunteer opportunities through online resources and events—it is premier source for nonprofits and high-caliber professional volunteers to connect. Read more

Network

As LGBTQIA communities come together to heal and rebuild from that atrocity, we are reminded of how far we still have to go to achieve full safety and equity for all. Read more

Policy