2017 Girl on Fire Women's Expo | 10.23

Dear Daters: Stop, Drop and Eye Roll

Hello beautiful bold daters. This week I realized that dreams really do come true. I’m serious. I was scrolling through Hulu, I saw that they’ve remade one of my favorite shows of all times: Love Connection! If you’re not old, you probably knew there was an original Love Connection hosted by the good ol’ Chuck Woolery. The new one is hosted by an equally lovable Andy Cohen.

Placing Community First, Head of Education and Philanthropy of the Bradley Investment Center, Tracy shares her passion by impacting the lives of many through by giving back and supporting organization dedicated in enhancing the lives of many.

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Undefinable; Women’s Health in America

Undefinable; Women’s Health in America exhibits 10 women artists as they explore the
relationship between women and health. The connection to body becomes the lens in which to communicate both physical and mental wellness and/or disease. Throughout history, the control over women’s bodies has been closely intertwined with health and well being. Undefinable; Women’s Health in America reveals the complexities of concerns, ranging from living with altered bodies after cancer treatments to speaking out about the frustrations of lack of access to equality of health care.

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Combining 50 years of experience, Top 1% Producers in 2016, and named Top 100 Agents in the Chicagoland area, Mary Summerville and Allie Payne with The MSGroup | Dream Town Reality in Evanston. Read more

Upcoming Willard House Program Explores How Women Funded the Women’s Movement

November 5th at the Frances Willard House Museum, author Joan Marie Johnson will discuss her new book, Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870–1967. Johnson will discuss why wealthy women gave to the woman suffrage and temperance movements, and the impact their donations had securing political equality for women. Johnson will show the deep historical roots of the tensions over wealth, power, and unity that persist into today. The talk will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. and costs $5 (FWHM members are free). Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. RSVP to info@franceswillardhouse.org or call 847-328-7500. This is the first in a new program series at the Willard House called Views: New Work in Women’s History.

Joan Marie Johnson is a historian and the author of many articles and books on women, race, reform, education, and philanthropy. Joan taught history at Northeastern Illinois University for twelve years, was the co-founder and co-director of the Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender at the Newberry Library in Chicago, and now works in the Office of the Provost at Northwestern University. She received her PhD from UCLA.
For more information, visit: www.franceswillardhouse.org