CHICAGO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


Professional Women's Club of Chicago

Community of Chicago-area professional women

The Chicago Network

Community of Chicago's most distinguished professional women

C200

Community of women entrepreneurs and corporate innovators

Women in Planning + Development

Community of women in all areas of planning and development

 

Chicago Women in Architecture

Community of women in Architecture and related professions

Chicago Women in Philanthropy

Community of philanthropic, corporate-giving and nonprofit women

Chicago Women in Trades

Community of women in the skilled trades and blue collar occupations

Ms. Tech

Community and forum for entrepreneurial women in technology and startups

 

Women in Public Finance

Community of women in the public finance industry

CREW Chicago

Community of senior-level executive women in the real estate field

Society of Women Engineers - Chicago

Stimulating women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders

 
 
 

CHICAGO NONPROFITS & PROGRAMS


Chicago Foundation for Women

Raising money to support organizations that help women and girls

Step Up

Propelling girls from under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential

20% Theatre Company

Strengthening the presence of women artists in theatre

Chicago Women's Health Center

Providing affordable, compassionate, and collaborative health care for women

 

CAASE

Working for a community free from all forms of sexual exploitation

Girls in the Game

Enhancing the overall health and well-being of girls

Mikva Challenge

Developing youth to be active citizens and community leaders

National Organization for Women Chicago

Bringing women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now

 

Microsoft DigiGirlz

Giving girls the opportunity to learn about careers in technology

The Voices and Faces Project

Bringing attention to the voices and faces of survivors of sexual violence and trafficking 

Rape Victim Advocates

Helping victims become survivors, since 1974

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Providing women with the support and tools they need to transform their lives

 

Women Employed

Expanding educational and employment opportunities for America’s working women

New Moms

Enabling and empowering at-risk adolescent parents and their children

liftUPlift

Providing networking and commercial opportunities for women entrepreneurs and business owners

 
 

POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS


She Should Run

Advancing women in public leadership

Running Start

Encouraging young women to become political leaders

Center for American Women and Politics

Researching American women's political participation

Ignite

Building political ambition in young women

 

 

NATIONAL & GLOBAL CAMPAIGNS


Half the Sky Movement

Turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide

HeForShe

A solidarity movement for gender equality

Malala Fund

Empowering girls through education

UN Women

A global champion for women and girls

Every Mother Counts

Addressing barriers to maternal health

Moms Rising

Working to achieve economic security for all moms and families

Ultra Violet

Fighting sexism and expanding women's rights

Equality Now

Protecting and promoting human rights of women and girls around the world

Vital Voices Global Partnership

Identifying and investing in extraordinary women around the world

Women for Women

Supporting women survivors of war, poverty and injustice