The event is at capacity. All additional responses from this point forward will be placed on the wait list.

With special thanks to our event sponsor, Northern Trust, ARA Chicago is pleased to share the details of our next event.

Mentoring Forum: Embracing Challenges, Managing Trade-offs & Facilitating Success

ARA Chicago's first event for 2015 is a Mentoring Forum that will bring together women in tech from different stages of their career who are experiencing similar challenges or are pursuing like goals. We will host a series of moderated roundtables to ensure you get multiple perspectives throughout the evening, including topics such as:

• Embracing Challenges
• Managing Trade-offs
• Facilitating Success
• Building Confidence

We are thrilled to present a strong line-up of leading women from across the Chicago business community, including special guest speaker Jana Schreuder, Chief Operating Officer, Northern Trust. Jana will share her personal story with the entire group prior to starting the roundtables. Sure to be a lively discussion, table moderators include:

• Ellen Barry, Acting Director of IT, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
• Wendy Betts, Vice President, Security Architect, Northern Trust
• Patricia Braun, Senior Vice President, Workflow and Document Management Solutions, Northern Trust
• Cheryl Johnson, Senior Vice President of Talent, Echo Global Logistics
• Sandee Kastrul, President and Co-Founder, i.c.stars
• Sue Lopardo, Director, Information Services, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
• Krista Moutzouros, Director, Software Engineering, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
• Barb O’Malley, Senior Vice President, Engagement Manager, Applications, Northern Trust
• Tasneem Osmani, Vice President, Manager, Asset Management Technology, Northern Trust
• Lori Powers, Assistant Vice President, Service Management, C.N.A. Insurance
• Janet Peterson, Director, Operation Solutions and Services, Paylocity
• Silvia Prickel, Managing Director, Cargo Portfolio / Connected Aircraft Program, United Airlines
• Wanda Whitson, Leadership Coach

This event is meant for women in all stages of their career, with at least 3 years of professional experience within the technology industry or within a tech role. We purposefully keep the mentoring forums smaller to ensure high levels of interaction, so please register now if you plan on attending.

A summary of event logistics:

• Date: Wednesday, March 25
• Time: 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.
• Location: Northern Trust, 50 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603
• Cost: Free thanks to our sponsor, Northern Trust

We hope to see you there and thank you, in advance, for support of our mission.

All our best,

Jane Gilligan Hamner

Megan McCann

Leslie Vickrey