Upcoming Events

Women Employed is showing up and speaking out for working women all over town. We'd love to see you at our next event!

Questions? Contact Amanda at acollins[at]womenemployed[dot]org or (312) 782-3902 Ext. 223

Advocacy Council Meeting

Advocacy CouncilTuesday, October 16
5:30-7:00 p.m.

Women Employed
65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60601

The Advocacy Council is WE's young women's activist group that meets on a monthly basis to mobilize, advocate, inform, "friendraise," and fundraise to advance the movement for women's economic equality. Join us for our monthly meeting where we'll check in about WE's upcoming initiatives and legislative priorities.

Snacks provided; RSVP required to Amanda Collins at acollins[at]womenemployed[dot]org.

The Working Lunch

Thursday, May 9, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom
151 E. Upper Wacker Dr. 
Chicago, IL 60601 

Women Employed's annual signature event brings together close to 1,000 individuals and leaders from the civic and business communities in support of expanded opportunities and economic advancement for working women. Stay tuned for registration details! 


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Cause the Effect Chicago: Young Feminist Conference

Saturday, October 6
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Chicago Teachers Union
1901 W. Carroll Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612

Feminists of all ages are welcomed and encouraged to attend this FREE conference to learn more about the issues that affect us here and now, and how our collective voices and actions can create the change we want to see in our communities, our city, and our country. Register here »


March to the Polls 2018 

Saturday, October 13
9:00 a.m

Grant Park
337 E Randolph St,
Chicago, IL 60601

As the assault on both women’s rights and democracy continues in this country, women and allies are more united than ever in their focus on the 2018 elections.

This rally and march is a critical next step in voter engagement, and will reflect the power of the women’s movement as we march and head to the polls in greater numbers than ever before. Learn more »


Women Supporting Women Conference 

Thursday, October 18
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Columbia College Chicago
1104 South Wabash Avenue. 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60605

Designed by women for women, this conference is for making meaningful connections, getting involved and making your voice heard. WE's Director of Equal Opportunity Policy, Melissa Josephs, will take part in a panel discussion on equal pay and the minimum wage. Learn more and register today »


Speak Truth Summit 

Saturday, October 20 - Sunday October, 21 

Chicago State University
9501 S King Dr,
Chicago, IL 60628

This inaugural two-day summit has a three-fold purpose: to restore, to build, and to empower. The keynote address will be given by Alicia Garza, one of the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, and WE Board Member Elena Robinson will take part in a panel discussion about the dynamics women of color experience in the workplace.

While the summit was created for and is geared towards women of color, all are invited to be part of this to grow in solidarity, understanding, compassion, and alliance. Get your ticket today »