TCN Members in the News
The Wall Street Journal logo DELOITTE ANNOUNCES 16 WEEKS OF FULLY PAID FAMILY LEAVE TIME FOR CAREGIVING
Beginning this month, Deloitte (Deborah L. DeHaas, Janet Foutty and Stacy Janiak) professionals - from the parent celebrating the arrival of a new child, to the professional caring for a spouse or significant other, to the professional supporting aging parents - will have an extra layer of support from Deloitte's new family leave program. Men and women alike will now be eligible for up to 16 weeks of fully paid family leave to support a range of life events impacting them and their families. Also unde r this family leave program, mothers who give birth to a child are eligible for up to six months of paid time off when factoring in short-term disability for childbirth. Read more...
 
To read Deloitte's press release, click here
NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM PICKS STUDIO GANG FOR 2017 SUMMER INSTALLATION
The National Building Museum has announced Studio Gang Architects ( Jeanne Gang) as the designers of the 2017 Summer Block Party Installation. Jeanne has also served as an adviser for the Museum's Intelligent Cities project.

"It's great to return to the National Building Museum, where our Marble Curtain was such an important early project for Studio Gang, one that informed our thinking about material innovation and research," remarked Jeanne Gang in a press release. "We are looking forward to building on the legacy and energy of the summer series, in the historic space of the Museum's Great Hall."

Details will be announced in early 2017, with a public opening planned for July 4th through Labor Day 2017. Read more!

LAURA WASHINGTON ON KERRY JAMES MARSHALL AND MCA EXHIBIT
Laura Washington wrote an article in the Chicago Sun-Times about Kerry James Marshall, an artist well-known for his large-scale paintings and sculptures centered around African-American life and history. His latest show, "Mastry," is on view at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art ( Madeleine Grynsztejn) until September 25. Read more...
  
For more information about the exhibit, click here!
The work of Kerry James Marshall - including "Past Times" from 1997 - is on exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Crain's 
CRAIN'S 100 MOST CONNECTED IN CHICAGO BUSINESS
Crain's released it's list of the 100 Most Connected people in Chicago. Crain's partnered with tech firm Relationship Science to assess 16,000 businesspeople in Chicago. Using RelSci's algorithms and database, info from Crain's and other public sources, 100 power brokers you should know were identified. The following Network members were included:
  • Debra A. Cafaro (Health care real estate investment return)
  • Karen B. Case (Commercial Banking)
  • Michelle L. Collins (Business and consulting services)
  • Ellen Costello (Commercial banking)
  • Deborah L. DeHaas (Business and consulting services)
  • Mary Margaret H. "Margo"Georgiadis (Search Engine Advertising)
  • Ilene S. Gordon (Ingredients production)
  • Mellody Hobson (Investment management)
  • Betsy Holden (Management Consulting; food)
  • Elizabeth A. Karlson (Commercial Banking)
  • Sheila A. Penrose (Commercial real estate)
  • Anne R. Pramaggiore (Electric Utility)
  • Sheli Rosenberg (Investment services and portfolio management)
  • Smita N. Shah (Engineering, construction and architecture)
CRAIN'S WHO'S WHO IN CHICAGO
Crain's released their directory of Chicago's movers and shakers whose names you need to know, from Fortune 500 CEOs to civic leaders to philanthropists. The following Network members and TCN staff were included:
  • Ellen Alberding (Non-Profit)
  • Carol Ross Barney,(Architecture)
  • Emily Barr (Media & Marketing)
  • MarySue Barrett (Non-Profit)
  • Melissa Bean (Banking)
  • Laurel Bellows (Law)
  • Kate Bensen (Business Organizations)
  • Gina Berndt (Architecture)
  • Carol Lavin Bernick (other)
  • Sally Blount (Education)
  • Marca Bristo (Non-Profit)
  • Carole Brown (Government)
  • Debra Cafaro (Real Estate)
  • Gloria Castillo (Business Organizations)
  • Marsha Cruzan (Banking)
  • Gillian Darlow (Non-Profit)
  • Pamela Davis (Health Care)
  • Laura Desmond (Media & Marketing)
  • Mary Dillon (Retail)
  • Emilia DiMenco (Business Organizations)
  • Ann Drake (Transportation)
  • Wendy DuBoe (Non-Profit)
  • Ana Dutra (Business Organizations)
  • Marci Eisenstein (Law)
  • Barbara Gaines (Cultural Institution)
  • Jeanne Gang (Architecture)
  • Margo Georgiadis (Technology)
  • Ilene Gordon (Manufacturing)
  • Kelly Grier (Financial Services)
  • Madeleine Grynsztejn (Cultural Institution)
  • Sandra Guthman (Other)
  • Lori Healey (Government)
  • Christie Hefner (Other)
  • Leslie Hindman (Retail)
  • Mellody Hobson (Financial Services)
  • Julie Howard (Business Services)
  • Cheryle Jackson (Other)
  • Deborah Lahey (Cultural Institution)
  • Michelle Larson (Cultural Institution)
  • Lisa Madigan (Government)
  • Kate Maehr (Non-Profit)
  • Beth Kirk Malecki (Business Services)
  • Margaret McCurry (Architecture)
  • Theresa Mintle (Business Organizations)
  • Linda Myers (Law)
  • Lynn Osmond (Cultural Institution)
  • Tonise Paul (Media & Marketing)
  • Anne Pramaggiore (Manufacturing)
  • Toni Preckwinkle (Government)
  • Diana Rauner (Non-Profit)
  • Goli Sheikholeslami (Media & Marketing)
  • Joanne Smith (Health Care)
  • Julia Stasch (Non-Profit)
  • K. Sujata (Non-Profit)
  • Renee Togher (Food)
  • Marty Wilke (Media & Marketing)
  • Donna Zarcone (Business Organizations)
  • Andrea Zopp (Government)
Awards
NETWORK MEMBERS HONORED WITH FIRST CHAIR AWARD
The First Chair Awards Event Conference and Gala took place on August 31 at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center. The Awards program honored the top in-house counsel for their accomplishments and significant contributions to the legal community in the past year in a wide range of categories. The following Network members were honored as Top General Counsel:
  • Jodi Caro, ULTA Beauty
  • Deborah Golden, GATX Corporation
  • Gail Hasbrouck, Advocate Health Care Network
  • Carrie Hightman, NiSource Inc.
  • Mary Ann Hynes, Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Susan Levy, Northern Trust Corporation
  • Susan Lichtenstein, Hill-Rom
  • Juliette Pryor, US Foods, Inc.
At the conference, Gail Hasbrouck, Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Advocate Health Care Network, participated in a roundtable panel discussion on the major issues that General Counsel must be concerned about and manage in their role. Read more...
Announcements   
CARA HIGHLIGHTED IN MSNBC WEBISODE
A recent MSNBC webisode featured Cara student Alton Mills, who was one of 95 individuals President Obama granted clemency to in December of last year and was referred to Cara (Maria Kim) upon release by his US Probation Officer. Alton was originally sentenced to life in prison after his third non-violent drug offense over two decades ago. MSNBC has been following Alton's story since his initial release and has committed to a three-part webisode about his story and his re-entry into society. Click here for the most recently aired MSNBC webisode that shares chapter two of his story and the role Cara has played.
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