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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 900 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:  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
Rebecca Borges - VIP Member Event Coordinator
Lynette Mahone - Committee Chair NAPW Foundation
TBA -  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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29
sep
2014

Discover What YOU Love in Mary Kay!

Mary Kay presents it's Midnight Jewels Collection just in time for the Fall/Holiday Season. Put your best face forward in brilliant jewel tones that are sure to be a hit, as well as finding the right skin-care regimen for you. Discover what YOU Love - learn beauty tips from professional make-up artists, as MK is the official beauty sponsor of Project Runway Season 13. TONIGHT at the South Loop Hotel, 6:30-8:00 p.m, 11 W. 26th Street, Chicago. FREE gift for all who attend. Read More

24
sep
2014

Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep Training

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam Preparation (Classes begins on 10-25-14) ... This comprehensive workshop conducted over 4-consecutive Saturdays is designed to enhance your project management knowledge, improve your effectiveness in the workplace and prepare you for the PMP exam. The primary focus of the workshop will be preparation for the PMP exam, an exam that leads to professional certification and PMP status. PMP certification is recognized throughout the United S... Read More

24
sep
2014

Finally! Affordable Legal Services and Protections Against Identity Theft

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27
aug
2014

Advance your Sales Career with Liberty Mutual Insurance!

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20
aug
2014

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18
aug
2014

Metropolitan Club Chicago - Annual Charity Classic - October 2nd - Farm to Fork -

10.2.14 | Charity Classic: Farm To Fork | 5:30 PM Thursday, October 2, 2014 5:30 p.m. Welcome Tasting 6:30 p.m. Family-style Farm-to-Fork Dinner Donate to Showcase Your Business at the Club If you are interested in showcasing your business on the online auction page and live at the event, please let the Metro Club know via ContactUs@MetClubChicago.com. Accepted donations with a retail value of $1,000 or more will receive two complimentary tickets. * EARLY-BIRD ... Read More

18
aug
2014

Ultimate Women's Expo Chicago - September 13-14, 2014

Just wanted to let everyone know about this Expo coming up in Chicago. It should be a really good one - first time here in the Chicago area. I am an exhibitor and a speaker at this event. I hope to see you there! Feel free to contact me if there are any questions. http://www.chicagowomensexpo.com Denise Hansard denise@denisehansard.com Read More

16
aug
2014

Business Opportunity

Hello Ladies! Meet one of the Senior Vice Presidents of ACN this coming Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the event near O'Hare, Chicago. Come and hear about the business that can make you financially independent from best of the best in the industry. Learn how to reach your life goals, help your family and friends lower their monthly bills and provide meals for hungry children in US at no cost to you or your clients. Make a difference in the world. Contact me at jolawasko@aol.com and I will give you m... Read More

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