Woman Wins Exporter of The Year 2016 Award for Illinois

When I met Sophia Leaguedi, General Manager of Ameroc Export Inc., she said she would do anything for women. Leaguedi, a Moroccan woman, accepted the Exporter of the Year 2016 Award for Illinois at the International Business Forum in Chicago this November. During the International Business Forum, over three days, The U.S. Commercial Service brought together international delegates and business leaders from Illinois and 23 other … Continue reading Woman Wins Exporter of The Year 2016 Award for Illinois

Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week

Edition: October 17, 2016 There’s always fun ways to advance your career throughout the week – their called networking events, where it’s okay to drink and do business at the same time. Every week, I like to find Chicago networking events that will help me meet my business and personal goals. Since I’m in marketing and currently developing a 2017 Marketing Plan strategy, my main … Continue reading Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week

Chicago Female Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise: A Look Behind The Success Story

While men are more likely than woman to become entrepreneurs, Chicago, in particular, has made great gains for female entrepreneurs. Chicago was recently named the world capital for female-founded startups, with 30 percent of startups started by women. I wanted to spotlight some advice I learned from one of Chicago’s newest female entrepreneurs Lakesha Rose, who recently launched her own online lifestyle magazine, Rose Phillips … Continue reading Chicago Female Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise: A Look Behind The Success Story

On Demand Mental Healthcare App Changes The Stigma of Being Crazy

There’s always new apps – new noise. But in Chicago’s Matter at Merchandise Mart, which attracts the likes of the AMA and other healthcare companies in the city, there’s something more than affordable healthcare in our future – there’s on demand healthcare. On Demand Doctors: And what does it look like to have a provider on demand? You don’t have to have a steady relationship … Continue reading On Demand Mental Healthcare App Changes The Stigma of Being Crazy

There’s a New Fashion Designer in Chicago P.S. It’s You

I swear I don’t intend to wear dresses that are short. I have grouped them in my closet as NSFW.   In fact, my favorite dress is this blue Banana Republic dress. The Banana Republic tends to have more conservative dresses, but I still have the same problem. If my legs aren’t overexposed, I feel that my chest is.   It’s not that I want to … Continue reading There’s a New Fashion Designer in Chicago P.S. It’s You

The Relationship App Every Successful City Girl Needs

It’s not every day that women admit that they need help. But cocktails with the girls usually turns to talking about men, and we all know the casual questions that lead to excessive Tequila shots later. Who are you seeing? What dating app are you on? I wish this was cliché, but in my first night out this weekend, it was true for both my … Continue reading The Relationship App Every Successful City Girl Needs

Craving Thin Mints? Chicago Restaurant Adds Girl Scout Cookies

It’s Girl Scout cookie time (in case you  missed the Oscars). And in Chicago, Girl Scouts are thinking big. Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce, and Bistro  (Chicago, Northbrook, Oak brook, South Barrington) partnered to support the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana by making a special edition dessert for their menu. The dessert is based off of the most popular Girl Scout cookie, Thin Mints. For … Continue reading Craving Thin Mints? Chicago Restaurant Adds Girl Scout Cookies

Bloggers Meet Startups: Hear From Windy City Cosmo at 1871

Are bloggers startups? Maybe. Sure. This week there are a lot of startup events and blogger events in Chicago. I’m going to start with some exciting news—I’m speaking at one of these events. I’m so honored that my first speaking event is at the most innovative hubs for women and men in Chicago, 1871. On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, bloggers and … Continue reading Bloggers Meet Startups: Hear From Windy City Cosmo at 1871