Getting Candid with Candace

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Thursday January 24

6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM


Join the Chicago Council for the AWM for an evening with Candace Jordan of Candid Candace. Jordan will be in conversation with professional speaker, Laura Schwartz of Laura Schwartz Live. All proceeds from this fundraising event will support the AWM's educational programs, such as the Write In Program.


Candace Jordan writes the Candid Candace column for the Chicago Tribune. She's a media personality and an award-winning host of CandidCandaceTV. She has appeared on three of Chicago's top 100 lists – 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans, 100 Women Making a Difference and 100 Women of Influence – and was named a Chicago Personal Brand. With the column she writes for the Tribune, her Chicago Now blog and her own blog,, she has her finger on the pulse of what's happening in the Windy City and beyond.


Laura Schwartz is a dynamic professional speaker and internationally recognized television commentator. She climbed her way up the ranks of the Clinton Administration, as the Midwest Press Secretary, Director of Television and, ultimately, Director of Events, where she produced the President’s events on the world stage. In her book “Eat, Drink and Succeed” and her acclaimed speaking series, Laura shares her secrets to success, revealing essential networking tools that will increase sales, productivity and leadership, and propel you to the next level in business and beyond.