Guest panelist: Kristen Prinz
UPWARD Chicago members are invited to an invigorating and thought-provoking
night of discussion and networking opportunities during the “Negotiating
Your Career – Getting the Yes!” event program. The evening
will be hosted and located at Ernst & Young in Chicago.
The event starts at 6:00 PM with registration and casual networking over
cocktails. At 6:30, a panel comprised of special guests Kristen Prinz,
Meg Sranske, Leslie Macek, and Ingrid Morris – with Larvetta Loftin
acting as the moderator – to discuss how each panelist has become
a prominent female figurehead in the business world of Chicago, including
stories of their beginnings, acquiring new skills, and leaping over obstacles.
Attendants can use the knowledge and experiences of the panelists to guide
them on their own journeys towards successful, meaningful, and impactful
careers. Another networking opportunity is planned after the panel’s
There is only a limited number of attendance spots open for this event.
Registration should be completed as soon as possible. More information
can be found at
Want to learn more about the legal and tax requirements when hiring your
first employee? Join us and hear from a panel of experts on how to hire
the best people.
Speaker: Kristen Prinz
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and DyMynd are partnering during MONEY SMART
WEEK 2016, April 23-30, to bring the Chicago area a series of dynamic
events that will focus on four ways that we can impact wage equality and
help women obtain financial empowerment:
Combining a stellar lineup of speakers, networking opportunities, hosts
and sponsors who are dedicated to promoting women’s financial empowerment,
our events are designed to inspire action and create change!
Join us for one, more or all of the events by clicking on the event name
below to purchase your tickets today. Ticket prices are $10 per event*.
Speakers: Terry Savage, Joanne Moffic Silver (CBOE),
Kristen Prinz (Prinz Law Firm) and Ginny Clarke (Talent Optimization Partners)
Speakers: Carolyn Leonard (DyMynd), Monika Black (DyMynd), Kathleen McQuiggan (PAX
World), Venita Fields (Smith, Whiley & Co.), Ilyce Glink (Think Glink)
and Nina Milovac (Options Express)
Sponsors: Charles Schwab & Co.
Speakers: Dorri McWhorter (YWCA Metropolitan Chicago), Corielle Heath (liftUPlift),
Nicole Yeary (MsTech & WiSTEM) and Tom Alexander (1871)
Sponsors: liftUPlift and 1871
Speakers: Paula Starkey (DePaul), Marguerite Griffin (Northern Trust), Holly Copeland
(Horizon Pharma) and Corliss Garner (BMO Harris)
*Your ticket purchase to any of our four Money Smart Week events will grant
you access to our exclusive Friday Happy Hour event in celebration of
women's financial empowerment and the movement to achieve pay equity
with partner FW: Magazine!
Attorney Kristen Prinz of The Prinz Law Firm authored an article for The
Catalyst, the newsletter for Illinois State Bar Association’s Standing
Committee on Women and the Law. In the newsletter article, titled
“Letting Go of Guilt,” Attorney Prinz shares the obstacles she faced juggling life as a mother,
career professional, and wife.