TAKING UP SPACE: An International Women's Day Celebration

We proudly present the 2ND ANNUAL TAKING UP SPACE: An International Women's Day Celebration on SUNDAY, March 10th 2023 at Virgin Hotels Chicago.

CLICK HERE to enter for a chance to join us for a day of highlighting women who continue to break barriers through inspirational panel discussions. Topics will include working moms, being an influencer, being your own boss, navigating male-dominating industries and MORE!

There will also be time to network with fellow inspirational women. Light bites and cash bar will be available.


Be Your Own Boss

Moderator: Jaz

Panelists: Nia Epps (Pretty Prosperity), Genesis Bencivenga (Lorenzo’s Frozen Pudding), Zenaida Custodio (Momma Z Cocina) & Cristina Vera – (Vera Creative)

Slaying Social

Moderator: Keke

Panelists: Maria Palmer (ROCK 95.5), Jasmine Jones (@foodiexfancy), Tiffany Mcpherson & Brooke Taylor (iHeart Country)

Navigating Male-Dominated Industries

Moderator: Kaelin

Panelists: Sonya Blakey (V103 / Inspiration 1390 Program Director), Julia Harrington (Lead Captain & Base Manager Axis Jet), Jamielee Estka (US ARMY VET/CHICAGO FIREFIGHTER), & Aja Evans (Olympic Bobsledder)

Supermoms in Suits: Excelling at Work and Home

Moderator: Showbiz Shelly

Panelists: Rachel Olchowka (Fetch Chief People Officer), Robin Rock (93.9 LITE FM), Lourdes Duarte (WGN-TV), Dr Kiarra King MD, FACOG (Obstetrician-Gynecologist (OBGYN))