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The WE Chicago Chapter of Women in ETFs launched in September of 2014, making it the second US chapter to launch.

As of August 2018, WE Chicago proudly has over 300 members, both men & women, spanning the ETF Ecosystem: ETF providers, ETF asset managers, ETF owners, media, index providers, broker-dealers, law firms, new ETF entrants.

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WE CHICAGO LEADERSHIP
CHAPTER CO-LEAD  LISA TERWILLIGER, Strategic Partnership Development Manager eVestment
 CHAPTER CO-LEAD JORDAN FARRIS, Managing Director Nuveen
MEMBERSHIP  HEATHER RAE DAVIS, Sales ExecutiveVanguard Financial Advisor Services
MARKETING  ALISA MAUTE, Head of Strategic PartnershipsWisdomTree
MARKETING  BECKY BENNETT, Internal Sales Manager Invesco
EVENTS& EDUCATION  ROSEY VALENCIA, Senior Managing Director Destra Capital Investments LLC
 EVENTS & EDUCATION GABRIEL PRESLER, Head of Product Management Morningstar
 MENTORSHIP KIMBERLY FLYNN, Managing Director, Alternative Investments XA Investments
EXTERNAL LIAISON  TIFFANY GREENHOUSE, Executive Director MSCI 
 
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REGIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

One of the largest regional WE chapters with a fast growing constituency, WE Chicago offers many opportunities for sponsors to gain recognition - internally and externally - as a leader in supporting women in financial services.

300 members and growing!


Membership includes women across the ETF Ecosystem, including ETF providers, ETF asset managers, ETF owners, media, index providers, broker-dealers, law firms, new ETF entrants. 

 
BENEFITS OF SPONSORSHIP
  • Speaking spot at regional event
  • Prominent branding in event signage and event email communication
  • Distribution of materials at event
  • Acknowledged on WE Website as sponsor for event
  • Giveaway opportunities at events 
 
Whether you decide to support one chapter or several, WE will aggregate your giving to allow you the benefits defined in our Corporate Sponsorship Tiers listed here: CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP LEVELS.
 
 
 
 
EVENTS 
 
MAY 8, 2019
WE CHICAGO | ANNIVERSARY EVENT
Please join Women in ETFs Chicago for our annual anniversary event. 

This event will take place on Wednesday, May 8th at Porter Kitchen & Deck from 7:00 - 9:00pm.  LEARN MORE
 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE CHICAGO | 2019 BELL RINGING AT CBOE
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development.  LEARN MORE


 
 
NOVEMBER 7, 2018
WE CHICAGO | MENTORSHIP DINNER
The Chicago Chapter of Women in ETFs is pleased to host our third annual Mentorship Dinner at Wildfire Chicago. WE members are invited to join in an intimate setting to engage in a conversation with successful leaders across our industry.

With a mission to further the careers of women today by leveraging our collective skill and ambition, WE is excited to provide a platform for leaders within our organization to guide, support, and share their experiences with our fellow members. Whether you are interested in becoming a mentor or seeking a mentor, we hope you’ll join us to meet and share ideas around this important topic.


 
 
SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
WE CHICAGO | BE PREPARED EVOLVING TRENDS IN ETFS
The ETF industry is evolving rapidly, requiring professionals and firms to stay current on timely business trends.
 
Please join the Chicago Chapter of WE for a three-part discussion with industry experts focused on the evolution in ETF providers' business models, in ETF product development, and in the individual skill set and knowledge requirements necessary to stay competitive.


 
 
JUNE 11, 2018
WE CHICAGO | 4th ANNUAL ANNIVERSARY COCKTAIL PARTY
The Chicago Chapter of Women in ETFs (WE) is celebrating its fourth anniversary and we’d love to celebrate with you! Please join us on Monday June 11, 2018 at PORTER Kitchen & Deck for snacks and cocktails while enjoying amazing views of the Chicago River and skyline. Our annual anniversary event provides attendee’s the opportunity to catch up with friends in the ETF industry, network with colleagues, and celebrate a special milestone together with members of WE.

Space is limited therefore pre-registration is required to attend.



 
 
MARCH 13, 2018
WE CHICAGO | CBOE OPTIONS EXCHANGE BELL RINGING
On March 13th of this year, the Chicago WE Chapter, in partnership with the Cboe Options Exchange, celebrated International Women’s Day by hosting our “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” event.
The event brought a group of 75 women and men together to discuss actionable ideas for Gender Equality.
Some of the key takeaways from the panelists from Morningstar, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, MSCI, and Northern Trust Asset Management included knowing your worth, finding a career advocate (vs. mentor), and actionable ideas for supporting women in the workplace.
The generous sponsorship from Cboe provided attendees the opportunity to network after the panel discussion.

 
 
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