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LOCAL CHAPTER
Chicago
Chapter President: Megan Wessels
Phone: 773-644-1602

NAPW Mission:
NAPW defines success as "owning your own power." As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters. NAPW members have diverse backgrounds, beliefs, perspectives and lifestyles with one common bond – their ability to succeed. NAPW's mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

Chicago Chapter Motto:   We are a sisterhood of women who bring value to each other.

NAPW NORTH REGION STATES:  OH, MI, WI, IL, IN, MN, IA, MO, KY
NAPW NORTH REGION KEY CITIES:  Chicago - Columbus - Detroit - Lexington, KY - Indianapolis - Minneapolis
 
NAPW is an excellent way for like-minded professional women to network and support each other's goals.  We have over 800 amazing women in the Chapter and monthly meetings are always posted in the Upcoming Meeting list below.  Click the "Join" button to stay updated on all of our chapter events & activities.

NAPW Chicago Chapter Charitable Giving:  As stated in our Mission Statement, we are a chapter who believes in "giving back to our community."  In 2013 we were the winner of the NAPW Charity Award and since the creation of our *Networking for a Cause* events we have raised over $8000 for local charities.  Our goal for 2014 is to exceed $10,000 in charitable giving.    
 
Your 2014 Chicago Chapter Leadership Team:

Megan Wessels
- Chicago Chapter President & NAPW North Regional Manager
I'm very grateful for the opportunity to serve as your Chapter President.  The Leadership Team and I will do the best we can to make this a Chapter you are proud to be a member of!

Jeri Milsap - Vice President  
Victoria Gheorghe - Treasurer
OPEN - Secretary
Teressa Johnson - Chapter Growth Coordinator
Crystal Spaeth - Chapter Outreach Coordinator 
Gloria Iglesias - Committee Chair Chapter Alliances
Kim Walberg - Committee Chair Chapter Events 
Lori Dann - Event Speaker Coordinator
Kaitlyn Gibbons - Eventbrite Coordinator
Lynette Mahone - Committee Chair NAPW Foundation
OPEN -  Committee Chair Marketing & PR
Robin Schaltz - Marketing Coordinator 
Christina Giordano - Chief Social Media Coordinator  
Adena Washington - Chapter Newsletter Coordinator
Email:  NAPWChicagoNews@gmail.com 
  

Conchetta Jones & Avis Wright - Sisterhood Mentoring Program Coordinators
Email:  NAPWChicagoMentoring@gmail.com
A Group Mentoring program with several NAPW members working as mentors to a small group of young women 6th to 12th grade to help them learn life skills, self-esteem, integrity, relationship building, conflict resolution, health and fitness and etiquette.  The Sisterhood Mentoring events are held the 4th Saturday of every month, 1pm to 3pm.

NAPW Chicago Chapter Ambassadors:
* Mary Kay Gaspar Laurent
* Wendy Palmer
        * Erika Gilchrist

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