The Working Lunch

Thanks to everyone who joined us for The Working Lunch on May 14th, for making our first-ever virtual luncheon such a great success!

Stronger Together:

Protecting Our Legacy. Shaping Our Future.

WE heard from TWO virtual panels.

PANEL 1:

This cross-sector discussion focused on the local economy and the future of work. Together, we explored the impact COVID has had on our economy and the most vulnerable, the challenges and opportunities we will face as we emerge, and how we begin to imagine a path forward creating a new normal that is equitable and just.  

MODERATOR:

Cherita Ellens

CEO, Women Employed

PANELIST:

Greg Kelley

President, SEIU Healthcare Illinois, Indiana, Missouri
& Kansas

PANELIST:

Jill Gigstad

Midwest Researcher, Illinois Economic Policy Institute

PANELIST:

Juan Salgado

Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago

PANEL 2:

Representatives from corporate and philanthropy discussed the fundamental changes COVID will make in how we work, the actions we can take to ensure women maintain hard-won advances in the workplace, and what companies can to do ensure that women and their families are protected, supported, and aren’t left behind.   

MODERATOR:

Connie Lindsey

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Northern Trust

PANELIST:

Amy Mason

Manager, Account Solutions, Pharmacy Commercial Market Development, Walgreen Co.

PANELIST:

Diana Sharpe

Vice President, Economic & Workforce Development, ComEd

PANELIST:

Julia Stasch

Immediate Past President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

PANELIST:

Monserrat Moreno

Agency Marketing Manager, Global Business Marketing, Facebook

Watch This Event and Previous Luncheon Programs

Watch our full 2020 program here, and see previous programs by watching our YouTube playlist!