Catriona Duncan, First Recipient of UCWBG Student Prize
In 2012 UCWBG endowed a student prize to be awarded annually to a Chicago Booth student. Meet Catriona Duncan, first recipient of UCWBG's annual student prize. Catriona is a second year student at Booth concentrating in Finance and Economics. Read more about Catriona.
Sonja Brisard was named BookingExpress Franchisee of the Year for 2013
Congratulations! Sonja Brisard, owner of BookingKeeping Express - Southwest Chicago was named Franchisee of the Year for 2013. This prestigious award was announced on February 4, 2014 to all the BookKeeping Express franchisees as well as the Corporate Team. Sonja was recognized in the Transition category of the award. She has transformed her business model since opening her office in April 2012. Sonja takes full advantage of the various tools and systems provided by the franchisor. As a result, her business has grown tremendously over the last year. Sonja is currently the UCWBG VP of Finance.
Elene Cafasso, a professionally trained executive coach and president of Enerpace, executive coaching firm, was a speaker at the Third Annual Booth Women Connect Conference last fall. Elene led the session, "Introduction to Coaching Skills for Female Leaders." Here's a quote from her presentation, "Strong leaders build a toolbox full of management techniques and have the ability to flex among them. Learn how to read a situation and react with the appropriate tool."
The University of Chicago Women's Business Group ("UCWBG") is a nonprofit alumnae association organized to address the professional, personal and career developmental needs of women. We are committed to providing a strong network and enriching environment to foster the long-term growth of relationships between our members, friends and other University of Chicago organizations.
Benefits of Membership in UCWBG
Meaningful connections with alumnae at all career stages through high quality networking
Discounts to empowering programs: career workshops, webinars, mentoring, roundtables and cultural and social events
Free access to past webinars and presentations through this website
Discounts to certain partner events in the greater Chicago area
Leadership opportunities through serving on the UCWBG Board of Directors
Join UCWBG today!
UCWBG Endows a Booth Student Prize
UCWBG Board of Directors presenting a check for the UCWBG Endowed Student Prize to Dean Sunil Kumar at the UCWBG Annual Meeting on January 18, 2012. Included in the photo is Agnes Roach '80 (2nd from left), a founder of UCWBG.
In support of Chicago Booth's efforts to honor exceptional students, UCWBG has endowed the UCWBG Student Prize Fund with $50,000. This Prize will be awarded annually to an MBA student. The Fund anticipates a prize of $2500 annually. Read the Chicago Booth press release announcing the Prize.
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