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Welcome to the UCWBG Website

Celebrating more than 30 Years. We value our community of women who have all navigated an extraordinary education at an extraordinary institution. We will continue to grow and evolve with the landscape, but always for the purpose of nurturing this special community.

Making Chocolate Truffles!

 

On Saturday, May 31, several UCWBG members and friends learned to make chocolate truffles at Katherine-Anne Confections on Armitage. It was messy but the eating was delicious! View photos from the event.

Catriona Duncan, First Recipient of UCWBG Student Prize

 

In 2012 UCWBG endowed a student prize to be awarded annually to a Chicago Booth student. Meet Catriona Duncan, first recipient of UCWBG's annual student prize. Catriona is a second year student at Booth concentrating in Finance and Economics. Read more about Catriona.

Sonja Brisard was named BookingExpress Franchisee of the Year for 2013

   

Congratulations! Sonja Brisard, owner of BookingKeeping Express - Southwest Chicago was named Franchisee of the Year for 2013. This prestigious award was announced on February 4, 2014 to all the BookKeeping Express franchisees as well as the Corporate Team. Sonja was recognized in the Transition category of the award. She has transformed her business model since opening her office in April 2012. Sonja takes full advantage of the various tools and systems provided by the franchisor. As a result, her business has grown tremendously over the last year. Sonja is currently the UCWBG VP of Finance.

Elene Cafasso

Elene Cafasso, a professionally trained executive coach and president of Enerpace, executive coaching firm, was a speaker at the Third Annual Booth Women Connect Conference last fall. Elene led the session, "Introduction to Coaching Skills for Female Leaders." Here's a quote from her presentation, "Strong leaders build a toolbox full of management techniques and have the ability to flex among them.  Learn how to read a situation and react with the appropriate tool."

About UCWBG

The University of Chicago Women's Business Group ("UCWBG") is a nonprofit alumnae association organized to address the professional, personal and career developmental needs of women.  We are committed to providing a strong network and enriching environment to foster the long-term growth of relationships between our members, friends and other University of Chicago organizations.

 

Benefits of Membership in UCWBG

  • Meaningful connections with alumnae at all career stages through high quality networking

  • Discounts to empowering programs: career workshops, webinars, mentoring, roundtables and cultural and social events

  • Free access to past webinars and presentations through this website

  • Discounts to certain partner events in the greater Chicago area

  • Leadership opportunities through serving on the UCWBG Board of Directors

Join UCWBG today!

 

UCWBG Endows a Booth Student Prize

UCWBG Board of Directors presenting a check for the UCWBG Endowed Student Prize to Dean Sunil Kumar at the UCWBG Annual Meeting on January 18, 2012. Included in the photo is Agnes Roach '80 (2nd from left), a founder of UCWBG.

 

In support of Chicago Booth's efforts to honor exceptional students, UCWBG has endowed the UCWBG Student Prize Fund with $50,000. This Prize will be awarded annually to an MBA student. The Fund anticipates a prize of $2500 annually. Read the Chicago Booth press release announcing the Prize. 

 

 

Top Upcoming Events

 
Fri, Aug 1 
Conversational Capacity
Webinar

 
Thu, Aug 7 
Confidence: Essential For Leadership, Success And Fulfillment
Discussion

 
Fri, Oct 3 
The #1 Personality Trait Every Leader Must Have
Webinar

 

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Friend & Partner Events

 
Thu, Jul 17 
Conversations and Connections 2014: dinner and conversation
Chicago Women's Alliance

 
Wed, Jul 23 
Economic Impact of Work-Life Balance
Chicago Booth Alumni Club

 
Fri, Jul 31 
Compelling Cover Letters
Webinar
Chicago Booth Career Services

 
Tue, Aug 5 
Summer Networking Soiree on the Sundeck
Chicago Booth Alumni Club

 


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