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Coming Together to Address the Great Gender Imbalance

  • Location: evolveHer (River North) 358 W. Ontario 3W Chicago, IL, 60654 (map)
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Non-Member Pricing: $500 // Member Pricing: $250. Breakfast & lunch included.

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Wondering where all the women went in your organization? Thinking about your future career development and not seeing obvious paths or role models? Wanting to help mentor up-and-coming women leaders but not sure how to make the case for your involvement? In this half-day immersion, our co-hosts from sr4 Partners will discuss how you can align with the awakening in this country and leverage the business case for increasing gender diversity at all levels of your organization. On this fun and inspiring experience, you’ll have the opportunity to connect and share experiences with other leaders, clarify your role in the movement, and develop an action plan for both you and your organization.


Who is this for?

  • Manager & above

  • We encourage two attendees from your organization to attend

  • All gender identities welcome

By joining this Immersion, attendees will:

  • Gain an awareness of how gender inequality may be costing your business

  • Connect with others and hear stories of effective recruitment, retention, and promotion of women

  • Draft a business case and action plan for improving gender diversity and inclusion in your organization

  • Contribute to a fun and inspiring learning experience


About Your Facilitators

Kate Jones is an experienced facilitator who excels at getting groups together to work things out and find their way forward. She adds value by practicing empathic listening to gain the perspectives of her clients and to peel back the layers surrounding the issue, in order to learn what is truly important. She asks both poignant and powerful questions to deepen understanding of the issues and does it with a playfulness and sense of humor that helps her clients feel comfortable throughout the process. Kate is well-versed in the women’s leadership space and is passionate about creating a more equitable future for both for her generation and her daughters’ generation.

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Erin Jones has solid experience as a results-oriented facilitator and consultant. Naturally analytical and practical in her approach, Erin has been effective with clients in industries that range from financial services to oil and gas, to technology. A problem-solver from the beginning, she’s committed to drilling down to the root cause and collaborating with clients to uncover optimum solutions. She is motivated by her goal of creating a more just and compassionate world – one that values fair and respectful treatment of all members of the community.

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About Ignite

Ignite is a diverse and dynamic community of rising leaders who share a hunger for personal and professional growth. We are connected through the pursuit of a new kind of leadership - one that is more mindful, compassionate and competent. Through more than 45 meaningful and curated experiences each year for you to choose from, you’ll find the path and people needed to thrive.