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ARA Chicago: Career and Mentorship Forum

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

ARA Chicago’s next event will be a Career and Mentorship Forum —a speed mentoring event— on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A special thank you to Greenberg Traurig for donating their space for the event!

The criteria for participation follows:

Mentees: We are seeking IT practitioners and leaders with 3+ years corporate IT experience, or 3+ years of experience in roles supporting technology and/or from a technology software/professional services firm (i.e., Marketing and Sales), who aspire for continued career advancement.

Mentors: We are seeking women in senior IT leadership roles (i.e., CIO, CTO, Vice President, Director), and those which touch technology (i.e., CMO, Vice President/Director of Marketing and/or Sales), who are willing to serve as a resource to ARA and mentees.

This event will be limited to 70 attendees (35 mentors and 35 mentees), on a first-come, first-serve basis. Since space is limited, please only register if you can commit to attending on April 9th.

A summary of the event logistics follows:

Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Time: 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

*5:30 to 6:00 Networking
*6:00 to 7:45 Mentor/Mentee Speed Mentoring Session
*7:45 to 8:00 Wrap-Up and Final Announcements

Location: Greenberg Traurig (77 West Wacker Drive, Suite #3100, Chicago, IL 60601)

Cost: Free

Please click here to register

Driving to the event?

We recommend booking your spot with SpotHero. You can reserve your ARA Chicago Career & Mentorship Forum parking via their iPhone / Android apps or online at All attendees booking on the mobile app receive $5 of free parking when they use code ARACHICM5 at check out. 

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