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Chicago Women’s Empowerment Summit 2017

Chicago Women’s Empowerment Summit 2017
Event on 2017-07-22 12:30:00
Desire to Aspire is hosting its second Chicago Women’s Empowerment Summit on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at the Hyatt Place in Hyde Park.  The Chicago Women’s Empowerment Summit is designed to provide women of all ethnicities with resources to lead healthy and successful lives. After the success of the first summit in 2016 Desire to Aspire has returned to empower women across Chicagoland in this multi-faceted event and encourage all to attend, as it is free admission. Panel topics for the day include: health & wellness, which will educate women on physical health issues, as well as discuss self-care and mindfulness. A financial planning panel featuring the return of last year’s “In The Red”, where panelists will share tips on how to help you better manage your finances. Coinciding with “In The Red” is our financial master class taught by Sharon Case, where attendees will receive one-on-one financial planning, budgeting, and management.  “Ready Set Interview” will feature recruiters and allow attendees to share their resume for suggestions & tips, as well as provide on-site contact with potential employers. Free professional headshots will also be available during “Ready Set Interview”, so bring your best smile & business casual dress!  Space is limited! RSVP is strongly recommended! Registration: (Table Outside of Exhibit Hall) 12:30-1pm  Opening Ceremony/Led Meditation: (Exhibit Hall) 1-1:15pm Breakout Session #1 – An Apple A Day: (Exhibit Hall) 1:20-2:35pm 1:20pm – 1:45pm: Wellness  1:45pm – 2:05pm: Nutrition 2:05pm – 2:30pm:  Sexual & Personal Health   Breakout Session #2 – In The Red: (Exhibit Hall) 2:40-3:55pm 2:40pm – 3pm: Debt and Credit:   3pm – 3:20pm Saving and Building Wealth  3:20pm – 3:45pm Budgeting and Family Planning Master Class: Financial Planning (Conference Room)  2:40pm – 3:55pm Taught By: Sharon Case This in depth master class will teach women the ins and outs of personal financial management.   Breakout Session #3 – Ready, Set, Interview: (Exhibit Hall) 3:50-5:00pm 3:50pm – 4:05pm: Career Coaching   4:05pm – 4:35pm: Resume Building – walk through ways to create a resume.  4:35pm – 5pm: Interview Skills   Resources Fair (Exhibit Hall) 5:00-5:45pm Speakers and other community resources will gather at tables for the participants to engage with them one-on-one. A professional photograph will also be on hand to provide free headshots to attendees.  Space is limited! RSVP is recommended!

at Hyatt Place
5225 South Harper Avenue
Chicago, United States

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