Media Advisory: Award-winning journalist Elaine Welteroth to keynote Chicago Foundation for Women Luncheon; 2,000 Expected
October 10 2019

Media Contact:
Emily Dreke
312.577.2842
edreke@cfw.org

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AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST ELAINE WELTEROTH TO KEYNOTE CHICAGO FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN LUNCHEON; 2,000 EXPECTED

WHAT: Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) is hosting its 34th Annual Luncheon, celebrating the powerful work done every day to lift up women and girls. Last year, CFW invested $2.8 million in 117 organizations, leveraging the generosity of 2,700 donors, impacting 50,000 women and girls in our region.

This year’s keynote speaker is Elaine Welteroth, award-winning journalist, author and the former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue. Throughout her magazine career Elaine broke new ground as the youngest person and the second African American to hold this title in Condé Nast’s 107-year history.

The event is expected to be attended by nearly 2,000 of Chicago’s most influential community, business, nonprofit and philanthropic leaders.

WHERE:
Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

WHEN:
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
11:00 am – Noon – registration and networking
Noon – 1:30 pm – program
12:25 pm – CFW President/CEO Felicia Davis
12:45 pm – Keynote Conversation between Elaine Welteroth and Natalie Moore of WBEZ

*** MEDIA RSVP to Emily Dreke at edreke@cfw.org or 312.577.2842 ***

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About Chicago Foundation for Women: Chicago Foundation for Women invests in women and girls as catalysts, building strong communities for all. CFW funds organizations working to solve the biggest problems facing women and girls: economic insecurity, violence and lack of access to health care and information. Last year, CFW invested $2.8 million in 117 organizations, leveraging the generosity of 2,700 donors, impacting 50,000 women and girls in our region. In addition to grantmaking, CFW invests in developing women leaders and advocates, and brings together diverse coalitions to collaborate, share resources and develop solutions. Learn more at www.cfw.org.