#WiSTEM cohort four snuck outside for a group photo this afternoon. Is it Summer yet or just feels like it? (@findyourditto, @breezygfreezy, @thriveosity, @sparklnow, @noirefy, @being__sd, @curlmix, @genivity, @leche_libre, @pursestringsco, @gonanny.co, @angiervra) #lookslikechicago
Happy Friday, Chicago 🙌 #tgif
Last Friday we were honored to host @dogtagbrewing’s #ToastAHero event. Dog Tag Brewing is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit committed to honoring and celebrating the lives and legacies of those military heroes who died in service to the nation. 100% of Dog Tag’s net profits are donated to the Dog Tag Brewing Foundation who directly support impact projects of remembrance for the lost and Gold Star family initiatives. It was an honor to host Dog Tag, their Founder and Chairman Seth Jordan, special guest speaker Jim Dugan of OCA Ventures and the families of the fallen.
This afternoon we attended the @womentechfounders Midwest Women in Tech conference. #WiSTEM co-facilitator Jessica Williams moderated Workplace Innovation which examined how leading women executives are bringing innovation into the world's leading workplaces. The panel gathered Illinois Technology Association CEO Julia Kanouse, @google Industry Director Jennifer Wesley, Managing Director & Team Lead at @bmoharrisbank Mary Ahrens and @wesolv Founder and CEO Stella Ashaolu. Stella was a member of our third #WiSTEM cohort! Also in attendance was Kaitlin Hayes Reimann of @ubackforgood and Moira Hardek of Galvanize Labs--both members of our second #WiSTEM cohort! #1871iswherever1871is
The secret recipe for 1871? Collaboration. Say hello to your neighbor once in a while!
Look who Sarah Perkins of @DesignerShare spotted in @ChiWomanMag--It's Maya-Camille Broussard of @JusticeofthePies! Maya and her work are a fixture of the 1871 community. A Good Food Business Accelerator Fellow, Maya’s work with Justice of the Pies provides employment for those unable to find work due to past legal barriers. How did our relationship with Maya come to be? Our very own @alexmorey9 discovered her right here on Instagram and invited her to cater our TGIF Happy Hours and share her story. Real question: when will we see you again 🤔?