Canright Calendar Week of 2/27/17


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At this week’s featured events, listen to remarks from the U.S. Federal Reserve System, learn how to improv in the office, and celebrate women’s education around the world.

Executives’ Club of Chicago: Janet Yellen

Join the Executives’ Club of Chicago for comments by Janet L. Yellen, Chair, U.S. Federal Reserve System. Yellen was named Fed Chair in 2014 and leads the Federal Open Market Committee, the system’s principal monetary policymaking body. Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Friday, March 3, 11:15 am.
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improve it!: Business Improv Workshop

This energetic workshop will highlight the impact that improvisational techniques can have on your communication skills and overall presence. Join improve it! in their quarterly public workshop, where they’ll teach the power of improv for the workplace. This interactive lecture is led by professional improvisers from the laughter-filled, Chicago-based company. Catalyst Ranch, 656 W. Randolph St. #3W, Chicago. Tuesday, February 28, 6:00 pm.
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WorldChicago: Around the World and Back
Women’s education & empowerment in Pakistan, the U.S. and beyond.

Celebrate International Women’s Day with WorldChicago. Keynote speaker will be Iram Shah, Senior Vice President, Customer Transformation, Schneider Electric, and Chairman, Sonia Shah Organization. Additional speakers include Teuta Peja, Fulbright student from Kosovo, and Alison Cuddy, Associate Artistic Director, Chicago Humanities Festival. Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. Wednesday, March 8, 10:30 am International Fair, 12:00 pm Luncheon.
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Check out Christina’s thoughts on networking:

“The Art of Gracious Networking: Part 2”

“The Art of Gracious Networking”

“How to Network Effectively: Confessions of a former stutterer”

“Networking and Meaningful Conversations”

“Networking know-how: Expect to be inspired”

“Don’t Sprint to the Buffet…”

“Be still my pounding heart: Networking anxiety and how to handle it”

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We don’t list all events, and we don’t publish the only Chicago Networking Event Calendar. Find more networking opportunities at Network in Chicago and Networked Chicago.

For Chicago technology events, see the events listings at the Illinois Technology Association and Built in Chicago.

For events and workshops of interest to startups and entrepreneurs, see the events listings at the 1871 digital co-working space.

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