TCN Members in the News
CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION RAISING FUNDS FOR NEW CENTER
The Chicago Architecture Foundation ( Lynn Osmond) has just launched a $10 million campaign to pay for its new architecture center, which will be located inside Mies van der Rohe's One Illinois Center. The 20,000-square-foot project, steps from the Chicago River at 111 East Wacker Drive, will host lectures, educational programming, and other events for industry professionals and visitors alike. Most notably, the renovations will increase the CAF's exhibition space from 1,600 to nearly 10,000 square feet.
"Chicago's civic, cultural and business leaders have responded to our plan for the Chicago Architecture Center with a vote of confidence," said Lynn Osmond,  CAF's president and CEO.  Read more...
ANDREA ZOPP FEATURED IN CRAIN'S
Andrea Zopp, CEO, World Business Chicago, recently participated in an interview with Crain's Chicago Business where she shared what she likes and doesn't like about Chicago, items on her bucket list, the funniest thing that's ever happened to her in the city, and more.

" I was in the state's attorney's office, working on the Mel Reynolds case. We were there late, a lot, at 26th and California. One night we left the water running in one of the bathrooms. It flooded four floors down. I never completely owned up to it until this second."  Read more...
TYSON FOODS PARTNERS WITH 1871 AND PLUG AND PLAY
Tyson Foods ( Sally Grimes) announced partnerships with local tech incubator 1871 and Plug and Play, an innovation platform and accelerator in Silicon Valley, as it aims to connect and collaborate with startup and tech companies.

"Our collaboration with Plug and Play and 1871 are examples of how we are adopting new growth models to innovate faster than consumers and markets are changing," said Sally Grimes, G roup president of prepared foods at Tyson.  Read more...
ELIZABETH RICHTER: DISPATCH FROM ACADEMIA
Elizabeth Richter, a strategic communications consultant and member of the Graham School's Advisory Council, wrote an article, Dispatch from Academia, published in Classic Chicago Magazine, that highlights the University of Chicago's Graham School and its Master of Liberal Arts Program .

"The Graham School engages curious adults outside the classroom, as well, through Know Your Chicago. Behind-the-scene themed tours and lectures provide insight into the workings of the city and encourage civic engagement. Past tours have included Chicago's Haitian community, new affordable housing developments, and sustainable manufacturing. What better way to escape Chicago's subzero February than to explore the Graham School's offerings and curl up with one's MLA homework?" Read more...
Women on Boards
JANICE EBERLY ELECTED TO BOARD OF THE TIAA-CREF MUTUAL FUNDS
Janice Eberly, James R. & Helen Russell Distinguished Professor Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, has been elected to Board of the TIAA-CREF Mutual Funds. TIAA has a trillion dollars in assets under management and is included among the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere.

Awards
KAREN CASE AND SIDNEY DILLARD TO BE HONORED AT GIRL SCOUTS TRIBUTE TO ACHIEVEMENT DINNER
Karen Case, Executive Managing Director and President, US Commercial Real Estate, CIBC, and Sidney Dillard, Partner and Head of Corporate Investment Banking, Loop Capital Markets, will be honored at the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana's 28th Annual Tribute to Achievement dinner on Wednesday, March 21.  The event highlights women, and civic and corporate leaders who will speak to key moments in their lives when their voice made an impact personally, professionally or socially.  For more information, click here!
Announcements
THE CHICAGO URBAN LEAGUE RELEASES 2017 ANNUAL REPORT - CENTENNIAL EDITION
The Chicago Urban League has released its 2017 Centennial Annual Report, which highlights milestones in the League's history, as well as the impact of their work on the lives of people in Chicago today.  The report also  includes a message from Maria C. Green, Immediate Past Chairman Board of Directors, and a President's note from Shari Runner, President and CEO, Chicago Urban League.  To read the report click here!
VERMILION CELEBRATES UNCONVENTIONAL INDIAN WOMEN IN CHICAGO
On Thursday, February 22, Vermilion ( Rohini Dey) celebrated an evening of inspiration with stories of Unconventional Women. The TED Talk style panel was moderated by Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi followed by a Q&A session with the audience. 
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