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The Annual Dawn Clark Netsch Policy Forum

The Annual Dawn Clark Netsch Policy Forum

Please Join the Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership for our Annual Dawn Clark Netsch Policy Forum Friday, July 28th, 2017 "Civil Rights, Then and Now" moderated by: Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times columnist and political analyst for ABC 7 Chicago panelists: Colleen

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2017 Annual Alumnae BBQ

2017 Annual Alumnae BBQ

Calling all IWIL Alumnae for the Annual BBQ! Join your fellow classmates and other graduates from the IWIL program for a BBQ. Saturday, July 15th 4-7PM At the Home of IWIL President Nancy Rotering 46 Lakeview Terrace Highland Park, IL RSVP HERE The Alumnae Committee asks that

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Announcing IWIL’s New Board President and Members!

Announcing IWIL’s New Board President and Members!

  Dear Friends,   The Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership (IWIL) is thrilled to announce that we have elected a new President and three new Members to our Board of Directors! We are grateful to Margaret Blackshere and Bonnie Ettinger, who will be stepping down from the

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Announcing the IWIL Class of 2017

Announcing the IWIL Class of 2017

IWIL is excited to officially announce the IWIL Class of 2017! This year's class is composed of 12 women from around the state of Illinois and is one of the most diverse, impressive and experienced classes we have had to date! We are incredibly excited to welcome these women to the IWIL family

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On the Passing of Hon. Barbara Brown

On the Passing of Hon. Barbara Brown

Today we mourn the loss of Founding Board Member and Past President, the Hon. Barbara Brown. Barb was a central figure within IWIL. From the first class she was instrumental in developing the curriculum and programming. Barb attended almost every training session and steered the program every

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Historic Wins for IWIL Alumnae

Great news! Last night IWIL Alumnae won 4 out of 6 contested Primary Elections and 2 of our Alumnae have already made history. In Illinois House District 2, Theresa Mah, IWIL Class of 2013, won the Primary Election in a very close race and, at this point, does not have an opponent in

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IWIL Alum, Rep. Litesa Wallace stands up for parents

Yesterday, State Representative Litesa Wallace and IWIL Class of 2014, spoke on the floor of the IL House of Representatives. With the State budget impasse one of the programs that is not getting funded are the subsidies for child care for qualified parents. Litesa spoke from the heart. She told

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Announcing the IWIL Class of 2015

Announcing the IWIL Class of 2015

We are excited to announce the IWIL Class of 2015! The Class of 2015 is composed of 12 women from all around the State. The 2015 Class is the most diverse class to date and we are pleased to welcome to the IWIL Sisterhood. You will be hearing more about these incredible women over the next several

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Why we need IWIL – by Barb Brown

Why we need IWIL – by Barb Brown

When Loretta and I started working with other leaders to create IWIL, we knew from personal experiences that this would be an important organization. Over the past few years several studies have been released that underscore the importance of our work. Here’s what we have learned: 1. Women

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