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Date/Time Event Partner
11/17/17
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dean Murphy, Associate Editor of the New York Times: Journalism of a Businessman President
McCormick Tribune Center, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
Medill Alumus (BSJ80) and Associate Editor of the New York Times, Dean Murphy, will visit to discuss journalism of a businessman president and the opportunities and responsibilities that combination creates. Dean took on the new role in enterprise journalism at the NYT last March, with a focus on investigative and enterprise reporting driven by the new administration.
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Date/Time Event Partner
11/17/17
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Chicago’s Place in International Aviation Trends
We Work Grant Park, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago
Please join the Executives’ Club for a discussion with Angela Gittens, Director General at Airports Council International and Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans focused on international aviation trends, their impact on Chicago and what it will take to compete.
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11/17/17
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Access to Technology & the Impact on Education
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
1871
Join us for a powerhouse panel on the intersection of technology and education as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare. For one week in November, thousands of events around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors, and even investors!
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11/17/17
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
CHICAGO VOTER TURNOUT SUMMIT
UIC Student Service Building, Chicago IL
LWV
The first program of its kind to involve community groups in finding ways to bring more voters to the polls.
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11/17/17
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dean Murphy, Associate Editor of the New York Times: Journalism of a Businessman President
McCormick Tribune Center, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
Medill Alumus (BSJ80) and Associate Editor of the New York Times, Dean Murphy, will visit to discuss journalism of a businessman president and the opportunities and responsibilities that combination creates. Dean took on the new role in enterprise journalism at the NYT last March, with a focus on investigative and enterprise reporting driven by the new administration.
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11/17/17
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Think Tank @25N
25N Coworking, Geneva IL
25N Coworking
Think Tank is challenging public workshop that uses a diverse group of entrepreneurs, investors, and experienced business leaders to boldly dissect a specific barrier faced by a local independent professional in the “Spotlight Seat.”
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11/17/17
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Inside the Glass Universe
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
WBEZ
Join the Adler Plantetarium and WBEZ Chicago for a special evening of space history and women in science as we welcome award-winning author Dava Sobel to discuss her book, The Glass Universe.
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11/17/17
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
The Dearborn Observatory is open for public observing with the historic 18.5" refracting telescope every Friday night!
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11/18/17
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Chicago Creative Women's Brunch: Brand Photography
Citygirl Events studio, Chicago IL
Creative Women's Co.
You'll learn the importance of using professional photography for branding your business on the web and social media with guest speaker of the month Melissa Ferrara.
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11/18/17
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Progressive Democrats of America Governor's Forum
Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago IL
The Progressive Democrats of America - Chicago Chapter
Moderated by Mary Ann Ahern, the forum will highlight where the candidates stand on progressive issues. Senator Daniel Biss - confirmed Superintendent Bob Daiber - confirmed Mr. Tio Hardiman - confirmed Mr. Chris Kennedy - confirmed Mr. Alex Paterakis - confirmed Mr. J.B. Pritzker - confirmed
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11/20/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
What fills your soul? Philanthropic Perspectives on Opening Hearts and Inspiring Minds
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Major Chicago Philanthropists discuss giving in the city. Panelists include: - Joshua Hale is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Big Shoulders Fund - John A. Canning, Jr. co-founded Madison Dearborn Partners - Steve Solomon is Vice President of Corporate Relations of Exelon - Liz Thompson is President of The Cleveland Avenue Foundation for Education
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