CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By popular demand, The Executives' Club of Chicago is proud to present Women in STEM 2.0, a continuation from the 2013 discussion.
On November 14, Dr. Anita Goel MD, PhD, Jennifer Holmgren PhD, and Jennifer Lewis ScD will serve on a panel at The Executives' Club of Chicago Women's Leadership Breakfast, where they will address their groundbreaking solutions to, and how women are solving, some of today's most pressing problems.
Dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of professional executive women, this series has become one of the nation's largest and most energizing speakers' forums. Attracting both men and women, these programs feature national and global leaders selected for their great successes, position as role models and inspirational leaders, and the practical lessons they can impart to Chicago's business elite.
The November 14 panelists of world-class leaders will share insights on the commercial applications for their disruptive technologies and innovative science, and their potential impact on business, the economy and society.
These accomplished scientists and business executives will also share how they have leveraged their backgrounds in STEM to make groundbreaking advancements in their fields and contribute measurable value to their organizations.
To support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in the next generation, The Club welcomes attendees to register a young adult or child (under 20) as guests for this program at a special rate.
- Women's Leadership Breakfast: Friday, November 14, 2014
"Women on the Cutting Edge: Trailblazers in Disruptive Technologies and
Emergent Scientific Advancements"
Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601
Registration and Networking: 7:15 a.m.; Luncheon: 8:00-9:15 a.m.
- Dr. Anita Goel MD, PhD, Chairman & CEO, Nanobiosym
- Jennifer Holmgren PhD, CEO, LanzaTech
- Jennifer Lewis ScD, Hansjorg Wyss Professor, Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
- Alex Bell, Managing Director, Advisory Services, KPMG LLP
Gold Series Sponsors: Merrill Lynch and NiSource
Gold Sponsors: Exelon and Kemper
Media Series Sponsor: TCW
Media Sponsor: WBEZ 91.5
For further information on this program, purchasing tables and tickets, membership or sponsorship, call (312) 263-3500 or email [email protected].
About The Executives' Club of Chicago:
The Executives' Club is Chicago's premier membership and business forum. For more than one hundred years, The Club has been a valued resource for Chicago's business leaders - connecting members, and providing opportunities for strategic relationship development, access to intellectual exchange and world class speakers, and enhanced exposure to the global business community. Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, The Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world. For more information on The Club, visit www.ExecutivesClub.org.
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