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WE CHICAGO | PAST EVENTS
 
WE CHICAGO PAST EVENTS 
 
 
SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
WE CHICAGO | THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT
The Chicago Chapter of Women in ETFs (WE) is celebrating a three year anniversary! We would be very delighted to have you for our annual anniversary cocktail reception on Wednesday, September 6th at RAISED!


 
JULY 20, 2017
WE CHICAGO | ETF ECOSYSTEM CHAPTER 3: ETF & FINTECH TRENDS
Advancements in technology, a push towards simplified and reduced fees, increasing interest in socially responsible investing, and growing demand to support the underserved investor are all driving innovation in the ETF ecosystem. How are you keeping up with all these drivers?


 
MAY 18, 2017
WE CHICAGO | ETF ECOSYSTEM CHAPTER 2: DISTRIBUTION
Once an ETF is created, what determines its commercial success? In this chapter, we will learn more about the distribution of ETFs - specifically, how they are marketed, packaged, and sold.


 
MARCH 7, 2017
WE CHICAGO | BELL RINGING AT CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Women in ETFs held a Ring the Bell for Gender Equality ceremony at the Chicago Board Options Exchange.


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FEBRUARY 9, 2017
WE CHICAGO | ETF ECOSYSTEM CHAPTER 1: GO TO MARKET
How does an ETF come to life? What does it take to bring the product to market? In our inaugural ETF Ecosystem event, we’ll hear from players involved in the ETF creation, go-to-market strategy, and market maker segments to understand how and why ETFs have grown to over 1,800 products with assets above $2 trillion


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DECEMBER 12, 2016
WE CHICAGO | HOLIDAY VOLUNTEERING
Women in ETFs was organized to bring together women and men in the ETF ecosystem. Its mission is to further the careers of women today by leveraging our collective skill and ambition. We're excited for our first holiday volunteer event, and hope you'll join us!
Being involved in your community can support both your personal and professional development. The Chicago Chapter of WE invites members and non-members alike for a great evening of giving back to the community with friends and colleagues. More details to come, but we hope to see you there!


 
November 10, 2016

WE CHICAGO | MENTORSHIP DINNER


 


Mentorship can take many forms, but ultimately has the power to impact someone’s life and propel their career.  The Chicago Chapter of Women in ETFs is pleased to announce our first Mentorship Dinner on Thursday, November 10th at 5:30pm.   WE members are invited to join this intimate setting to engage in a conversation with successful leaders across our industry.
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SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

WE CHICAGO | ANNIVERSARY EVENT - WE CHICAGO TURNS 2!


 


The Chicago Chapter of WE (Women in ETFs) turns 2! Please join us for our annual anniversary cocktail party on Wednesday, September 7. We hope to see you there.
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JULY 14, 2016

WE CHICAGO | STATE OF THE ETF INDUSTRY


 


WE Chicago hosted a presentation on current trends in the ETF industry presented by Ben Johnson, Director, Passive Strategies, Global Manager Research with Morningstar followed by a lively discussion on the state of the ETF Industry with a panel of industry experts.   Networking reception immediately followed the presentation.
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JUNE 14, 2016

WE CHICAGO | HAPPY HOUR


 


Chicago Chapter of WE held a fun evening of cocktails and networking while enjoying the views atop the Virgin Hotel at Cerise. This event had a cash bar.
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MARCH 7, 2016

WE CHICAGO | BELL RINGING AT THE CBOE


 


Women in ETFs Chicago celebrates International Women’s Day. Join us for the CBOE closing bell ceremony and our 2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Forum- “Current Market and Regulatory Forces Impacting the ETF Industry”.
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NOVEMBER 9, 2015 
WE CHICAGO | WOMEN'S REPRESENTATION IN THE FUND INDUSTRY & ON BOARDs

 


“More women in the United States are making their own investment decisions than ever before, yet the ranks of professional female fund managers remain exceedingly small. We think shifting demographics may prompt the most change in the fund industry.”- Laura Lutton, Director of Manager Research, Morningstar.
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SEPTEMBER 2015

WE CHICAGO | ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION


 


On September 29th, the Women in ETFs Chicago Chapter leadership hosted a one year anniversary celebration at RM Champagne Salon, sponsored by PowerShares QQQ.               

 

Our founders reflected as we continue to Connect, Support and Inspire women in the ETF industry.

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JULY 2015 

WE CHICAGO | SUMMER COCKTAIL RECEPTION


 

On July 30th, Women in ETFs Chicago partnered with 100 Women in Hedge Funds Chicago for a summer cocktail soiree on the rooftop of Epic. We gathered over 100 women and men from across both organizations to enjoy a beautiful Chicago evening networking with peers from throughout the industry. We are very excited to see how the local community continues to embrace WE Chicago and hope to see more women and men join us at future events. Thank you to 100 Women in Hedge Funds for partnering on a wonderful event. We look forward to doing it again.

 

 

 

 

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MAY 2015

WE CHICAGO | SPEED NETWORKING EVENT


 

On Tuesday, May 26th, WE Chicago gathered 14 women at Blackfinn Pub for our first ever speed networking event. Think speed dating meets networking! We had attendees from across the ETF industry including BlackRock, Morningstar, PowerShares, ETFdb, Guggenheim and Cedar Capital. At this members only event, participants had the opportunity to network with each attendee for a limited amount of time as they rotated through the group. We hope to continue to expand the number of attendees as we host more speed networking events in the coming months.

 

MARCH 4, 2015

WE CHICAGO | WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP FORUM

 

WE CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 

On March 4th, the Women in ETFs Chicago Chapter hosted a Women's Leadership Forum at Morningstar office.

  

The event opened with keynote from Michelle McCarthy from Nuveen Investments. Following with a panel moderated by Michelle Mikos from PowerShares with Diana Tidd from MSCI, Laura Thurow from Robert W. Baird & Co., and Raj Seshadri from iShares.

 

 

 

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MARCH 2, 2015

WE CHICAGO | CBOE

 

WE CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AT CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE


 

WE CHICAGO senior leadership, corporate sponsors, and members are ringing the bell at the Chicago Board Options Exchange to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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JANUARY 2015

WE CHICAGO | WOMEN AND WINE RECEPTION


 

On January 22nd, the Women in ETFs Chicago Chapter hosted a Women and Wine Reception at GT Fish & Oyster.

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SEPTEMBER 2014

WE CHICAGO | CHAPTER LAUNCH EVENT


  On September 17th, the Women in ETFs Chicago Chapter hosted their Chapter Kickoff event at Little Goat Diner. Over 100 women, and a few men, from all across the ETF industry had the opportunity to connect as we launched another regional chapter of this rapidly growing organization. The event opened with remarks from...

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