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2016 Women in the Forefront Luncheon Speaker Mellody Hobson

Friday, April 15, 2016

Chicago Hilton & Towers

Grand & International Ballrooms

720 S. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60605

 

As President of Ariel Investments, Mellody Hobson (Member of The Chicago Network since 2000) is responsible for firm-wide management and strategic planning, overseeing all operations outside of research and portfolio management. Mellody has become a nationally recognized voice on financial literacy and investor education. She is chairman of the board for DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., as well as director of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Starbucks Corporation. In 2015, she was named to Time magazine's annual list of the one hundred most influential people in the world. Save the date and join us for the Women in the Forefront Luncheon featuring Mellody! Learn more...

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