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ChiBuys | Nikkita Randle on Turning Her Passion Into a Profession

Events, Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/23/18 10:00 AM

We’re gearing up for the ChiBuys Winter Tasting and thought we'd interview participating vendors to hear their stories and preview their delicious dishes. Our ChiBuys program supports minority and women-owned food vendors in the Chicagoland area and reflects 1871’s wider efforts to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the community. Today, we chat with Nikkita Randle, Founder of Twisted Eggroll, about how she turned her passion for cooking and entrepreneurship into a popular (and very delicious) business.

"The best things in life often happen when you are feeling excited and terrified at the same time." - Amy Rosenow

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/17/18 9:00 AM

With a network of more than 600 professionals from every industry, the mentor program is the crown jewel of 1871. Every day, mentors dedicate their time and expertise guiding our members from issues ranging from legal to tech and everywhere in between, forming valuable relationships and producing concrete outcomes. This week, we say hello to Amy Rosenow, the CEO and Co-founder of Jugl.

ChiBuys | Gayle Voss on Community, Commitment, and The Value of Hard Work

Events, Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/16/18 10:00 AM

We’re gearing up for the ChiBuys Winter Tasting and thought we'd interview participating vendors to hear their stories and preview their delicious dishes. Our ChiBuys program supports minority and women-owned food vendors in the Chicagoland area and reflects 1871’s wider efforts to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the community. Today, we chat with Gayle Voss, Founder of Gayle’s Best Ever Grilled Cheese about the importance of perseverance, community, and commitment.

1871 Gives | Meet Veronica and Alex

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/15/18 9:30 AM

As a community that believes in paying it forward, 1871 allocates a cash allotment for each team member to donate to a charity of their choice as a part of their employee benefits. Here on the blog, we'll be highlighting the stories behind our team's giving. This week, meet Veronica Rodriguez and Alex Morey.

JD Miller On The One Trait Behind Successful Entrepreneurs

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/10/18 9:00 AM

With a network of more than 600 professionals from every industry, the mentor program is the crown jewel of 1871. Every day, mentors dedicate their time and expertise guiding our members from issues ranging from legal to tech and everywhere in between, forming valuable relationships and producing concrete outcomes. This week, we say hello to JD Miller, Managing Director at BravoSolution.

1871 Gives | Meet Lewis and Jeanne

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/9/18 9:30 AM

As a community that believes in paying it forward, 1871 allocates a cash allotment for each team member to donate to a charity of their choice as a part of their employee benefits. Here on the blog, we'll be highlighting the stories behind our team's giving. This week, meet Lewis McKinney and Jeanne Reidy.

"Genius isn't born, it's forged out of commitment to serving something bigger than oneself." - Dr. Therese Rowley

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/3/18 9:00 AM

With a network of more than 600 professionals from every industry, the mentor program is the crown jewel of 1871. Every day, mentors dedicate their time and expertise guiding our members from issues ranging from legal to tech and everywhere in between, forming valuable relationships and producing concrete outcomes. This week, we say hello to Dr. Therese Rowley, the CEO and Founder of Accelerated Alignment and The Conscious Business Network.

1871 Gives | Meet Brittany and Lakshmi

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/2/18 9:30 AM

As a community that believes in paying it forward, 1871 allocates a cash allotment for each team member to donate to a charity of their choice as a part of their employee benefits. Here on the blog, we'll be highlighting the stories behind our team's giving. This week, meet Brittany Ferrin and Lakshmi Shenoy.

For Allstate's Peggy Klingel, Balance is Key to Success

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 12/21/17 9:00 AM

With a network of more than 600 professionals from every industry, the mentor program is the crown jewel of 1871. Every day, mentors dedicate their time and expertise guiding our members from issues ranging from legal to tech and everywhere in between, forming valuable relationships and producing concrete outcomes. This week, we say hello to Peggy Klingel, Senior Manager of Claims Innovation Strategic Partnerships at Allstate.

Hacking IRL: Mr. Robot and the Quest for Unlimited Power

Insights
Posted by: 1871 on 12/19/17 11:03 AM

The last time we checked in on Elliot and the gang we discussed Tor and took a deep dive into the Dark Net. Since then, we are well into Season Three of Mr. Robot and the hacks are better than ever. Much has occurred throughout the season with many Easter eggs hidden here and there, but there is one core hack that this season has revolved around: the hack of the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). 

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