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Chapter President: Crystal Spaeth
Phone: 773-977-8014

Welcome to the NAPW Chicago Chapter!  NAPW is an excellent way for like-minded professional women to network and support each other's goals.  We have over 1,000 amazing women in the Chicago 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 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 over 200 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 Chicago Chapter Charitable Giving:  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 $10,000 for local charities & the NAPW Foundation Partners.  

Your 2015 Chicago Chapter Leadership Team:

Crystal Spaeth -  Chicago Chapter President
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  
OPEN - Treasurer
Patti Holsen - Secretary
Teressa Johnson - Chapter Growth Coordinator
Kim Walberg - Committee Chair Chapter Events 
Lori Dann - Event Speaker Coordinator
Kaitlyn Gibbons
 - Eventbrite Coordinator
Rebecca Borges - VIP Member Event Coordinator
Lynette Mahone - Committee Chair NAPW Foundation
Megan Wessels -  Committee Chair Marketing & PR
Victoria Magnus - MailChimp Coordinator
Christina Giordano - Chief Social Media Coordinator  

Conchetta Jones
 & Avis Wright 
 - Sisterhood Mentoring Program Coordinators
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
* Gloria Iglesias

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Recent & Upcoming Meetings
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Past Meetings
NAPW Community Wall Chicago Chapter

Free Lunch brought to your office!

I am a new member of the NAPW and attended the New Member Orientation on January 27. It was an electric and exciting experience, seeing so many women with a common theme of supporting each other. I am offering a FREE catered lunch delivered to your Chicago office of my Nana's Greek Spaghetti. I will serve Nana's Greek Spaghetti, a Greek Salad, Bread & Butter, a dessert, water and soft drinks. I can accommodate from 10 - 20 employees. All I need from you is parking accommodations and the abi... Read More

Tanya L McMorris

Hi Michele,

It sound like the new member orientation was a lot of fun. I hate that I missed it with my work schedule. Hopefully, I will have a chance to meet you and other members of the Chicago chapter.


January 30 at 2:08 PM ET

Looking to relax?

We are all very hard working women who need to take time to relax. You're in luck because I can provide the relaxation that you need in your home or office. My business; Massage in Chicago is an out-call based massage establishment that offers in home massage, corporate chair massage, and private event chair massage. My pricing is fair and quality is high. Check out my website for more information! Read More


Feb. 12: Sexy Secrets Valentine's Bash

This Valentine's, would you be alone? Are you going to say "it is NOT Ok Cupid?" Sexy Secrets to a Juicy Love Life 2 Launches in Chicago with a bang! You will not only meet some of the fabulous authors of this book, but, you will also get the chance to get candid and personal with them - ask questions about love, dating and relationships. Discover how can you find romance in 2015! Mix and mingle with the most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes in the city for a night of fun and laughte... Read More


Invitaion to a grand openeing of a new Coffee Shop in Arlington Heights

Hi everyone!My name is Soni,and I've just recently opened up a cafe in Arlington Heights!I've been doing business for almost 30 years and my daughter just recently graduated as a pastry chef,so we decided to team up together and create our little dream called Sugarpill Cafe!We're located at 140 East Golf Rd in Arlington Heights,IL,60005.We offer a variety of freshly prepared salads,grilled paninis,gourmet cookies,handcrafted drinks,and wraps that are truly one of a kind!Mention this post here on... Read More



The #TuitionTournament™ is a collaborative fundraiser that empowers student councils from multiple high schools to fundraiser for their school while also raising funds for nonprofits & awards significant scholarships to each player on the final four teams! Visit & learn how to participate, donate, or become a tournament location today #CollaborationMatters Read More


ISO: Small Business/ Nonprofits/ Restaurant Vendors for EXPO near Chicago, IL

I am looking for Small Business/Nonprofits/Restaurant Vendors for EXPO Fundraiser in Gurnee, IL. EXPO will be held last Saturday of each month starting with Jan 31. Please contact me if interested we need about 10 different vendors/sponsors!EXPO held at an Indoor Trampoline Park with huge space! Spread the word <3 Read More

Carrie J Coleman Hi Ninoshka,

Can you send me more information about this EXPO? It sounds like something I may intrested in enrolling my nonprofit in.



Carrie J.
January 19 at 7:22 PM ET

**Fun Trampoline Aerobics Class in Gurnee, IL**

*Join other NAPW Members on Wednesday December 17th from 5:00pm-7:30pm for a workout you will never forget & will want to repeat* I am talking about Jump Aerobics class at Jump America Indoor Trampoline Park in Gurnee. Enjoy a 60 minute class of full body fat burning exercise that improves balance and coordination. It’s also fun and energizing! It’s an aerobics workout based on a trampoline. Along with the use of resistance bands & weights, our program is designed to target the entire body. Whet... Read More


Host a Guilded Affair craft party with your friends & family this season!

Hi! I'm a new NAPW member and wanted to let you know about my business. At this time of year, many of us get very busy with work and family obligations. Why not schedule a ladies' night to wind down with friends or family in the midst of this craziness? A Guilded Affair brings the craft party to your event, be it anything from a low-key moms' or ladies' night in to your corporate holiday party. I specialize in bracelets, paper collage art, and other crafts that can be customized to be appro... Read More

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