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2017 WiB Fall Conference

09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637

The Women in Business Fall Career Exploration Conference brings undergraduate women together with professionals from across the Chicagoland area to share insights, make connections, and discuss the challenges that still face women in the workplace today. Day-long programming includes a keynote speaker series, ten different panels spread over three breakout sessions, and opportunities for informal networking. Registration is free and open to all undergraduate students. This year, 2017, marks the ninth WiB Conference hosted at UChicago.

Check back to this page for more details as they become available. In the meantime, please find details regarding the 2017 WiB Conference below. Registration opens for UCWiB Members on October 25th and for all other undergraduates on November 1st.

If you are a company interested in partnering with WiB or being represented at the 2017 Conference, please email Emily Kramer, WiB's VP of Programming and Conference Chair.

Schedule Of Events

09:15 AM - 10:20 AM

Morning Keynote

and Continental Breakfast

10: 30 AM - 11: 25 AM

Breakout Session 1

  • Panel 1: Careers in Finance
  • Panel 2: Careers in Technology and Entrepreneurship
11: 30 AM - 12: 20 PM

Breakout Session 2

  • Panel 3: Careers in Consulting
  • Panel 4: Careers in Marketing, Advertising, PR
12: 30 PM - 1: 30 PM

Afternoon Keynote


1: 40 PM - 2: 30 PM

Men and Women's Joint Panel

2: 35 PM - 3: 20 PM

Networking over desserts

Examples of Past Years' Sponsors