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Events that Leave You Connected & Empowered

Events are so important to us because community is at the core of who we are. CWIP hosts a variety of networking forums, seminars, workshops, & panels that allow our members to learn together and from each other. We connect women with resources, mentors, and mentees in order to help our community grow and flourish. From breakfast events to lunch events to after-work events, we are committed to providing opportunites for Chicago to connect, flourish, and leave feeling empowered.

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November 14, 2023

Recap: GIRLS Committee Bronzeville Walking Tour Volunteer Event

On May 14th, CWIP Women and twelve students from Holy Family Ministry School headed out on a walking tour through the South Side of Chicago based on the self-guided tour outlined in the book Lifting as They Climb.

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November 14, 2023

Comcast's CWIP Annual Luncheon Coverage

Check out this inspiring video that Comcast put together for our Annual Luncheon honoring Grace Hou of Woods Fund Chicago!

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November 14, 2023

CWIP February 2017 Newsletter

Read the CWIP February 2017 Newsletter

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November 14, 2023

Getting to Know our Members | Carolyn Nopar

Despite beginning her career in the corporate sector, Carolyn Nopar found her true calling in philanthropy when she reentered the workforce after taking some time off with her children. Now a veteran in the field, Carolyn has a broad range of expertise and demonstrated success at Habitat for Humanity, Enterprising Kitchen, Family Focus, YWCA Metro Chicago, and Skills for Chicagoland’s Future (Skills). Carolyn has also spent the last five years with Chicago Women in Philanthropy (CWIP) and was just recently elected Board Co-Chair.

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