Launch and POWER Up Leadership Workshop
Peer Engagement, Education, and Impact: 100 Women in Finance focuses on it all and on January 14, 2020 will launch its NextGen Chicago group. The EY POWER Up seminar with featured speaker Gail Lyman, is designed for women who aim to cultivate their leadership skills. In this interactive and networking session, participants develop the behaviors that can help build power and drive success in leadership roles.

Following the session, you will network with your peers and colleagues as you learn more about 100 Women in Finance, NextGen and plans for future programs.

This program is open to all 100WF members. You are encouraged to RSVP and bring a female colleague with up to 10 years of experience as a guest. She will hear about the mission of 100WF and the benefits of a global peer network.

100WF's NextGen groups offer programs designed for women in the early stages of their finance careers to advance their professional development in peer-to-peer forums with open dialogue about current interests and challenges. As a NextGen member, you will strengthen your professional network and hone your skills for advancement. There is no additional fee to join NextGen; you are welcome to attend 100WF education and networking sessions in locations around the world, as well as NextGen invitation-only events. Contact the NextGen Chicago Committee with questions and to join NextGen.

We look forward to marking the launch of what will be an impactful and engaging new initiative for the financial services industry in Chicago and very much hope to see you there!
14 January 2020
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Registration, Appetizers and Refreshments
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Seminar and Roundtable Discussions
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Networking and Refreshments
We encourage you to arrive at 5:00 PM to enjoy appetizers and refreshments prior to the program beginning  promptly  at 5:30 PM ; please allow time to get through building security and to register before the event begins.
Networking reception before and after session.
311 W Monroe St.
Chicago , IL 60606

W Monroe St. & S Franklin St.
Gail Lyman
Ernst & Young
Altair Advisers
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Gail Lyman
Director, EY

Gail A. Lyman is a Director and Lead Talent Development Consultant for EY’s Americas Central Region. Gail is a certified executive coach, organizational development specialist, trainer, and student of transformational leadership. She leads a team responsible for all talent development strategy and efforts across 44 cities and serves on the HR leadership team. Her purpose is to help people reach their potential at work and in life. Gail joined EY in July 2011 as a Talent Development Consultant bringing with her more than 10 years of Human Resource and Training and Development experience. Before joining the firm, Gail most recently was the Director of Human Resources for First Hospitality Group, a hotel management and development company. She was responsible for all aspects of the company’s human resource and training programs for more than 35 hotel properties. Previously Gail was the Director of Training and Development for House of Blues Entertainment, Incorporated in Los Angeles. While there she created, implemented and oversaw all training and developmental programs and personnel for over 3000 employees at all House of Blues venues nationwide. Gail has a passion for talent strategy and leadership development. Gail was a co-teacher for Roosevelt University’s Organizational Development course in their Masters program in Hospitality Management, has been a requested speaker at the National Restaurant Association’s annual show, is a Franklin Covey Certified Facilitator and is most passionate about her annual staff position for Illinois Junior High Summer Leadership Camp.
Ernst & Young
EY is a leader in serving the global financial services marketplace. Nearly 51,000 EY financial services professionals around the world provide integrated assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services to our asset management, banking, capital markets and insurance clients. In the Americas, EY is the only public accounting organization with a separate business unit dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Created in 2000, the Americas Financial Services Organization today includes more than 11,000 professionals at member firms in over 50 locations throughout the US, the Caribbean and Latin America.

EY professionals in our financial services practices worldwide align with key global industry groups, including EY’s Global Wealth & Asset Management Center, Global Banking & Capital Markets Center, Global Insurance Center and Global Private Equity Center, which act as hubs for sharing industry-focused knowledge on current and emerging trends and regulations in order to help our clients address key issues. Our practitioners span many disciplines and provide a well-rounded understanding of business issues and challenges, as well as integrated services to our clients.

With a global presence and industry-focused advice, EY’s financial services professionals provide high-quality assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, including operations, process improvement, risk and technology, to financial services companies worldwide.

Altair Advisers
Altair Advisers is an independent wealth advisory firm providing investment management, financial planning and client education services. We counsel a select group of individuals, families, foundations and endowments. As a fiduciary, we serve as an advocate for our clients, providing objective advice and comprehensive guidance across all aspects of our clients’ financial lives.
100 Women in Finance
100 Women in Finance's more than 15,000 members strengthen the global finance industry by empowering women to achieve their professional potential at each career stage. Its members inspire, equip and advocate for a new generation of industry leadership, in which women and men serve as investment professionals and executives, equal in achievement and impact. Through Education, Peer Engagement and Impact, the organization furthers the progress of women who have chosen finance as a career, and enables their positive influence over pre-career young women.
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