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This month, we're catching up with the unstoppable mompreneur, Desiree Vargas Wrigley, to hear her exciting journey and the lessons she's learned along the way. Read more

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Wealth management can be a rewarding career path for women, highlighting their natural talents and tendencies. Read more

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Donna Davies, Vice President of Urban Expositions, tells us how she likes to wind down, catch up with friends, and find motivation amidst her busy schedule. Read more

How She Did It

Yvonne Lyngaas is no stranger to hard work and proving that entrepreneurship is about a long term game, as the founder of Monarch and Company. Read more

Advice

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Tina Aldatz is the CEO of premium beauty wipe company Savvy Travelers. She has won awards from the National Latina Business Women Association and the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation for her role as a woman in business. Read more

How She Did It

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Artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman makes work that investigates issues of power, control and belief, exploring how places, ideas, and society are intertwined. Read more

How She Did It

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Artist of the Week is an on-going series profiling an exceptional Chicago-based artist. This week, we present Brenda Moore, a visual artist and teacher at the Chicago Academy for the Arts. Read more

How She Did It

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Sandra Holl, executive chef and co-owner of Floriole, stays busy throughout the week running her cafe/bakery. Check out what this busy Chicago woman does to unwind over the weekend. Read more

How She Did It

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Jodi Glickman is the president and founder of Great on the Job, a resource to help people effectively communicate in the workplace by breaking it down into science, so you know exactly what to say and how to say it. Read more

How She Did It

An entrepreneur herself, president and owner of LeJeune Marketing Group Linnea McHugh tells us how to market your brand and yourself, successfully. Read more

Advice

As the CEO of WINGS Program, Inc., Rebecca Darr works everyday towards her mission of ending domestic violence and homelessness. Though she finds her work fulfilling, find out how she likes to relax and unwind after a particularly long day. Read more

How She Did It

Abby Hornacek is the co-host of The Rally and daughter of longtime NBA Star and New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek. As a woman in a male-dominated profession, shares how she overcomes the obstacles she faces and how sports empower young girls. Read more

How She Did It

Karen Azarnia has exhibited nationally, and is a grant recipient from the Illinois Arts Council and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Her work has been featured in Newcity, Hyperallergic, and the Huffington Post. Read more

How She Did It

Find out how Megan Richards Martin, both a prominent Chicago public relations figure and busy suburban mom, makes time for friends and relaxation amidst a hectic professional and family schedule. Read more

How She Did It

Uma Vaiyapuri and Vineeta Santoshi launched Chutney Devis (Devi means Goddess in Sanskrit) in February of 2016. They specialize in regional South Indian cuisine and make all of their products in small batches. Read more

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Through various volunteer and professional endeavors, Jen Kamins, Co-founder of Brave Initiatives, has fostered a love of working in underserved communities. Read more

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Andrea Levoff, is a former stand-up comedian, who recently launched a web series called Dope Ass Mom Tips that has done extremely well. In the series, she features her own experiences as a mother to connect with her audiences. Read more

Family + Friends

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Real estate agent Nicole Duran has the kind of schedule most people wouldn't know how to deal with. Find out what she does to take some much-needed time to pamper herself and unwind. Read more

How She Did It

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Co-owners of The Whistler, Billy Helmkamp and Rob Brenner, proudly introduce new head bartender Julieta Campos. Read more

Food + Recipes

Kim Wargo is the Head of School of a new high school coming to Chicago in Fall 2017- GEMS World Academy Chicago. Here, she shares with us what this unique school will bring to its students and to the city of Chicago. Read more

Education