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Alumni roundtables, career conferences, websites, webinars, leadership circles, linking alums to nonprofit boards, women's conferences, mothers' groups, newsletters and emails. What do these all have in common? They are all UCWBG innovations.


We value our community of women who have all navigated an extraordinary education at an extraordinary institution. After 35 years as a Chicago Booth alumnae group, including more than 12 years as a 501(c)(3) organization, UCWBG is currently restructuring. While we rethink our future and future activities, memberships will not be available. However, we will continue to update the website with opportunities that we think are of interest to our community. So stop by our website regularly to see our latest news.

Tue, Jan 31  Own It: The Power of Women at Work

In her new book, Own It, Sallie Krawcheck draws on her experiences at the highest levels of business, both as one of the lone women at the top rungs of the biggest boy’s club in the world, and as an entrepreneur, to show how women can tap into this growing power to elevate their careers. Women have the opportunity to play a more significant role than they know in shaping their companies into places they want to work – or leave to start their own: by initiating the “courageous conversations” about true flexibility and diversity in the workplace, forging non-traditional career paths, and more. Click here for more information and to register.


Sat, Feb 4  How to Build Career Advocates

Chicago Booth Career Services is presenting a half-day workshop on building a support network of advocates. In the highly interactive program, you will learn a 5-Anchor research-based approach to help you build advocates to increase your career success. Click here for more information and to register.


Fri, Apr 7  On Board 2017

Whether you are giving a lot or a little, philanthropy can be a meaningful way to live your values and support a cause you are passionate about, but knowing how to be an effective philanthropist is not always easy. Learn best practices in nonprofit strategy and how to maximize your impact as a member of a board of directors. Whether you're a long-time board member or a board beginner, On Board can help you give back better. Click here for more information and to register.


Do You Have a blog?

It's interesting the number of UCWBG members who have blogs. We've created a webpage to list the blogs we know about. Click here to check it out. Let us know about your blog. Send the address to We'll put a link in the UCWBG website and possibly the next email.


Events of Interest

Mon, Jan 30 
Adventure Capital Chanllenge Presentation
Chicago Booth

Tue, Jan 31 
"Own It: The Power of Women at Work"
Author presentation
Chicago Booth Alumni Club

Sat, Feb 4  
How To Build Career Advocates
Chicago Booth Career Services

Fri, Apr 7 
On Board 2017
Chicago Booth Social Enterprise Initiative non-profit workshop


Upcoming Chicago Booth Career Services Webinars

Tue, Feb 21
The Art of Small Talk

Mon, Feb 27
Positioning and Asking for a Promotion



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