Canright Calendar

Canright Calendar

The Canright Calendar is a weekly newsletter compilation of networking and engaging events around the Chicago areas. These are events that we attend and want to share with our readers. Want to get these in your inbox? Sign up for our email list here.

FEATURED EVENTS OF THE WEEK

At this week’s featured events, discuss investing in women-owned businesses, learn how corporations are building diversity in STEM, improvise your way to better communication, and connect with business professionals across Chicago.

WIPP: Encourage Venture Capital Investment in Women-Owned Business

Join the Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) for a discussion and networking event centered on the relationship between venture capital and women business owners. Speakers include: Kurt Summers, Treasurer, City of Chicago; Jane Campbell, President, WIPP; Director, Washington Office, National Development Council (NDC), and Former Mayor, City of Cleveland; Carolyn Galiette, President and Chief Investment Officer, Ironwood Capital; Cayla Weisburg, Partner, InvestHER Ventures. 1871 Chicago, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Chicago. Wednesday, July 26 5:30 pm.
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HispanicPro: Building a Diversity Wave in STEM

Hear a panel discussion about the underrepresentation of diversity in STEM fields and how certain corporations are making a difference. HispanicPro has invited established leaders and rising stars in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to share their insights. The event will be moderated by Delia Gutierrez McLaughlin, President, CODA Technology Consulting. Panelists include: Manny Ozaeta, Director of the Hispanic Technology Incubator, 1871 Chicago; Juana Calderon, Integration Consultant, Oracle; Elizabeth Velazquez, Technology Consultant, Accenture; Eric Vazquez, Chief Technology Officer, City of Chicago Office of the Clerk; and Celeste Garcia, Site Director, Green Apple Campus. 1871 Chicago, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Chicago. Tuesday, July 25 5:30 pm.
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improve it!: Improv for Business

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. Wednesday, July 26, 6:00 pm.
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RNBA: Networking During Business Hours

The River North Business Association hosts a networking event during business hours at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. This event is a chance to connect with other business professionals from the Chicago area while enjoying a buffet-style lunch. Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 431 N. Dearborn, Chicago. Wednesday July 26, 11:30 am.
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