Past Events

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Workshop (1/29/20)
'Get to Know You' Conversations

Date: 1/29/2020
Time: 11 am - 1 pm CT

Location: NiSource SLC Office
801 E. 86th Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410

Conference Room ABC, 2nd Floor

Presented By: Jennifer Montague, NIPSCO VP Communications and External Affairs

Session Description: Jennifer lead attendees through a proven method of navigating introductory conversations to create a foundation for networking and building purposeful relationships.
WINUP Ice Skating Event - January 26
On Sunday, January 26, WiNUP Members and
family came out for fun and laughs at the ice skating rink in Crown Point!
Recycled Granite Social Event
Members of WiNUP Metro Chicago had a fun night out creating personalized home décor at Recycled Granite in Schererville, IN.
Beecher Career Fair
Members of Metro Chicago hosted a booth at a local career fair in Beecher, IL to showcase the variety of career options in the utility industry.
Haven House Donation Drive
In March 2019, WiNUP Metro Chicago held a donation drive benefiting Haven House, a 24 hour emergency shelter in Northwest Indiana.
Social Event with Leidos
In March 2019, members of Metro Chicago teamed up with Leidos for a fun happy hour at The Godfrey Hotel in Chicago.
2018 Conference - Chicago
In September 2018, several hundred utility professionals converged on Chicago, IL for the annual Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals (WiNUP) International Conference. Conference attendees spent three days learning, connecting, and giving back with other utility professionals from across the country. The full conference is recapped in the latest WiNUP Metro Chicago Newsletter. Check out the conference newsletter for detailed articles highlighting the various speakers.
Chapter Business Meeting
Metro Chicago hosted a Business Meeting and “Breakfast with Ben” on Wednesday, March 14th. Attendees had the pleasure of hearing from our Executive Sponsor, Ben Felton, and WiNUP committee chairs, while enjoying breakfast.Ben spoke about managing risk in career evolvement and the importance of taking risk. The STEM Committee presented their current initiatives and goals.
STEM Judging
Members of Metro Chicago's STEM Committe volunteered for the Hebron Elementary and Middle School Science Fair on April 27th, 2018. There were a total of 80 science projects presented in various topics. The students had to select a problem, conduct research to formulate a hypothesis, determine a procedure for the experiments, collect data and draw conclusions.
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