Interviews Archive

  • A look at the challenges young women of color face in the workplace. When Sheryl Sandberg wrote Lean In, it was hailed as the beginning of a movement for women,...

    The Difficulties of Leaning In

    A look at the challenges young women of color face in the workplace. When Sheryl Sandberg wrote Lean In, it was hailed as the beginning of a movement for women,...

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  • Although female representation on corporate boards has increased, there’s still a long road ahead. Last year, women comprised 16.9 percent of members on boards of directors among the 50 largest...

    The Boardroom Boys Club

    Although female representation on corporate boards has increased, there’s still a long road ahead. Last year, women comprised 16.9 percent of members on boards of directors among the 50 largest...

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  • Six years ago, Amy Arnold was paralyzed with anxiety and afraid to leave her house. “I didn’t leave for two solid years,” she says, as she was naturally shy and...

    Amy Arnold’s Journey to Success

    Six years ago, Amy Arnold was paralyzed with anxiety and afraid to leave her house. “I didn’t leave for two solid years,” she says, as she was naturally shy and...

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  • The designer’s fashionable style showcases feminine authority. Strong, durable, brilliant. These are just a few words the national media has used to describe Nina McLemore’s eponymous fashion label. The description...

    Nina McLemore

    The designer’s fashionable style showcases feminine authority. Strong, durable, brilliant. These are just a few words the national media has used to describe Nina McLemore’s eponymous fashion label. The description...

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  • Chicago is listed among the Top 10 global cities in the world, which begs the question, what does this mean for Chicago professionals and for the future? To shed some...

    A Global City

    Chicago is listed among the Top 10 global cities in the world, which begs the question, what does this mean for Chicago professionals and for the future? To shed some...

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  • He puts the let us in Lettuce Entertain You. Mychael Bonner – yes Mychael with a ‘y’ – sounds rather exotic. Actually, he was born in Muncie, Indiana, but has...

    Chef Mychael Bonner

    He puts the let us in Lettuce Entertain You. Mychael Bonner – yes Mychael with a ‘y’ – sounds rather exotic. Actually, he was born in Muncie, Indiana, but has...

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  • Bounce, swear, sweat and hug strangers…all before work. When most women consider getting in shape for the summer, they think about gym memberships or costly trainers. But what if there...

    The November Project

    Bounce, swear, sweat and hug strangers…all before work. When most women consider getting in shape for the summer, they think about gym memberships or costly trainers. But what if there...

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  • The tale of an inspiring entrepreneur’s dream come true. The American Dream is often just a dream. Then, there are those that become reality. Mother/daughter team Marie Bartkova (right) and...

    Ambra’s Vision of Beauty

    The tale of an inspiring entrepreneur’s dream come true. The American Dream is often just a dream. Then, there are those that become reality. Mother/daughter team Marie Bartkova (right) and...

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  • Chairman/CEO, AAR Corp. Strapped to a parasail high above the Red Sea, David Storch and his 10-year-old son looked out over Israel, Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, admiring the beautiful...

    David Storch

    Chairman/CEO, AAR Corp. Strapped to a parasail high above the Red Sea, David Storch and his 10-year-old son looked out over Israel, Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, admiring the beautiful...

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  • The Chicago director adds her golden touch to classic love story. Although she’s not a Chicago-native, choreographer and director Rachel Rockwell has impressed the Windy City. The award-winning director has...

    Rachel Rockwell

    The Chicago director adds her golden touch to classic love story. Although she’s not a Chicago-native, choreographer and director Rachel Rockwell has impressed the Windy City. The award-winning director has...

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