The Committee of 200

The Committee of 200 Our mission is to foster, celebrate and advance women's leadership in business. We offer current leaders access to unique programming, an unparalleled network of their peers, and an empowerment-focused community.

Through targeted outreach and strong support of future leaders, C200 also helps ensure that women will continue to take on more significant and visible leadership roles.

Through targeted outreach and strong support of future leaders, C200 also helps ensure that women will continue to take on more significant and visible leadership roles.

03/08/2018
The Narrative: Building Business Stories: 8: Using Storytelling Structure To Create Motivating Presentations w/ Nancy Duarte

Nancy Duarte, CEO of Duarte, Inc., was featured in a recent podcast on The Narrative presented by Prezi. She talks about how you can use a storytelling structure to create a motivating presentation. Listen below ⬇️ #c200member

Our culture is searching for meaning. Stories are our way of trying to find it. Stories create an opportunity to empathize with a character who is on his own journey to find meaning, usually through some struggle or conflict. Story, in a business context, creates an opportunity for us to emotionally...

C200 Members sat down with Carrie Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Media, at the C200 Annual Conference to share their BOLD  advi...
02/07/2018
Bold Advice For Young Women Today

C200 Members sat down with Carrie Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Media, at the C200 Annual Conference to share their BOLD advice to young women today. Watch the video below ⬇️

Successful women leaders share the advice they’d tell their younger selves.

C200 member and Partner at Evercore Wealth Management, Jewelle Bickford, was featured in an article on The New York Time...
02/06/2018
What We Talk About When We Talk About Pay Inequity

C200 member and Partner at Evercore Wealth Management, Jewelle Bickford, was featured in an article on The New York Times - What We Talk About When We Talk About Pay Inequity. https://nyti.ms/2FGlSKd

Five women of different backgrounds, professions and ages convened for dinner to discuss one thing they all have in common: the gender wage gap.

DSC Logistics CEO, Ann Drake, defines the term “strategic partnership” and connects it to effective customer relationshi...
02/02/2018
The Evolution of Strategic Partnerships

DSC Logistics CEO, Ann Drake, defines the term “strategic partnership” and connects it to effective customer relationship management in a video interview with SupplyChainBrain. #c200member

Just what is a "strategic" partnership, anyway? Ann Drake, chairman and chief executive of...

Maxine Clark, Founder and Member Board of Directors of Build-A-Bear Workshop, is flipping the notion of the Delmar Divid...
02/02/2018
Maxine Clark wants to flip the notion of the Delmar divide

Maxine Clark, Founder and Member Board of Directors of Build-A-Bear Workshop, is flipping the notion of the Delmar Divide by creating the Delmar DivINe. Read more on her initiative here. #c200member

The Build-A-Bear founder focuses on making a neighborhood a living model for the city.

01/30/2018
The Power List 2018: Lisa Ingram

Lisa Ingram, President and CEO of White Castle was featured on The Power List 2018. Read more below ⬇️ #c200member

NRN presents The Power List 2018, our fifth annual list of the most influential people in foodservice.

Campbell's CEO, Denise Morrison, founded the "Be Real" mentoring program on International Women’s Day in March 2017. She...
01/29/2018
Campbell Soup Company CEO “Gets Real” With Future Women Leaders

Campbell's CEO, Denise Morrison, founded the "Be Real" mentoring program on International Women’s Day in March 2017. She shares her advice to create positive career development and advancement within the women groups. #c200member

Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, has long been passionate about seeing more women in leadership roles. As one of very few women CEOs in the Fortune 500, and the first woman CEO in Campbell’s history, Morrison has all too often had the experience of being the only woman ...

01/05/2018
21st Century Board Composition: Four Considerations For A Winning Strategy

Read the latest Forbes article by Karen Greenbaum, President & CEO of Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants - AESC, she takes insights shared by serving directors & board practice leaders from the world’s top search and advisory firms, as well as her own experience as CEO of a global trade association and sitting director to share her 4 considerations for a winning strategy. #c200member

Learn what a board of directors should look like in 2017 and beyond.

Seeking work-life balance for long term results an article by General Partner of Core Ventures Group, Joanna Drake. She ...
12/31/2017
Seeking Work-Life Balance for Long-Term Results - Core Ventures Group

Seeking work-life balance for long term results an article by General Partner of Core Ventures Group, Joanna Drake. She says, "technology has been a terrific help by effectively blurring lines between “work” and “home” and empowering individuals to optimize for their own in-office, out of office engagement." Via 日本経済新聞(日経新聞) #c200member

Corporate work policies such as “go home by 5PM” are being widely tested and greatly debated. Given recent incidents of “karoshi” and a continued culture of accountability based on “facetime," it might appear that this issue is one peculiar to Japanese business culture....

Live From Chicago: Ageless Innovators featured #c200member Vicki Escarra, Founder and Principal of Vicki Escarra LLC, on...
12/29/2017
Live From Chicago: Ageless Innovators

Live From Chicago: Ageless Innovators featured #c200member Vicki Escarra, Founder and Principal of Vicki Escarra LLC, on their panel talking about “transitioning for your next chapter and season of life.” via @HuffPostBlog

Chicago Innovation (formerly Chicago Innovation Awards) is putting innovators of all ages in the spotlight. Last week, it hosted its Innovation for the A...

Check out the new Leadership Lessons with Susan Nethero who is the managing director of angel investment firm Golden See...
12/28/2017
Leadership Lessons: Golden Seeds Managing Director Susan Nethero - Bizwomen

Check out the new Leadership Lessons with Susan Nethero who is the managing director of angel investment firm Golden Seeds on Bizwomen. She says through her career she learned that "authentic leadership — characterized by self-awareness, honesty and openness — is central to success." Read more below ⬇️ #c200member

Susan Nethero is a managing director of angel investment firm Golden Seeds, co-founder and co-CEO of private investment firm Nethero Management Company, and founder and former CEO and board chair of Intimacy Management Company.

12/23/2017
Healthcare Summit 2017: Transformations: An Interview With Martine Rothblatt | Forbes Live

Martine Rothblatt, Chairman & CEO of United Therapeutics Corporation, was interviewed at the Forbes Healthcare Summit talking about the transformation and innovations of advancing medicines. #c200member

Martine Rothblatt helped created satellite radio. She founded a biotech company to help sick kids who suffered from the same illness as her child. What’s nex...

Founder and CEO of Anisa International, Inc., Anisa Telwar Kaicher, was featured in a Women in Business Q & A on HuffPos...
12/20/2017
Women in Business Q&A: Anisa Telwar Kaicher, Founder & CEO, Anisa International

Founder and CEO of Anisa International, Inc., Anisa Telwar Kaicher, was featured in a Women in Business Q & A on HuffPost. Anisa talks about her life experiences as a leader and what led to her successes. Read more below ⬇️

Founder & CEO of Anisa International, Anisa Telwar Kaicher was exposed to business and entrepreneurship at a young age. Without a college degree or a...

Want To Be Successful In 2018? Outthink Ordinary via Forbes featuring an interview with C200 Member, Maxine Clark, found...
12/13/2017
Want To Be Successful In 2018? Outthink Ordinary

Want To Be Successful In 2018? Outthink Ordinary via Forbes featuring an interview with C200 Member, Maxine Clark, founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop!

It’s December. Already. Is that possible? Time seems to be flying by at an ever increasing speed. At the end of each year, I take stock to see how it went, and what I can do better in the next year. And, no matter how well the year is, I always find something that I can improve upon.

Minnesota Vikings Women Advisory Board Member, Jennifer Smith, CEO of Innovative Office Solutions and C200 Member was fe...
12/07/2017
Football, Family Inspire Continued Innovation for Vikings Women Advisor

Minnesota Vikings Women Advisory Board Member, Jennifer Smith, CEO of Innovative Office Solutions and C200 Member was featured in an article talking about her involvement with C200 and how she now encourages young women to connect with a mentor in the workplace. Read more on her love for Football and Family below.

With a book being released in January 2018 called "Cowgirl Power: How to Kick Ass in Business and Life," C200 Member, Ga...
12/05/2017
Author Q&A with Gay Gaddis

With a book being released in January 2018 called "Cowgirl Power: How to Kick Ass in Business and Life," C200 Member, Gay Gaddis was featured in an Author Q&A talking about the book on Hachette Book Group. Read more below! ⬇️

Advertising CEO Gay Gaddis is the author of the upcoming book, COWGIRL POWER (releasing 1/23/18). Here she shares insights into the process of writing your own book, what it’s like to own your own …

12/03/2017
www.directorsandboards.com

Maryann Bruce, Independent Director & Financial Services Expert for Public & Private Company and C200 Member was 1 of 3 directors interviewed for The 2017 Third Quarter edition of Director & Boards magazine in an article entitled: Becoming a High-Tech Director.

12/01/2017
Credit Suisse gives impact investing its Drew

Euromoney magazine profiled C200 Member, Marisa Drew who is the Co-Head of Investment Banking Capital Markets - EMEA of Credit Suisse. Read the impact Marisa has brought the company!

Marisa Drew has gone from being one of Credit Suisse’s most senior investment bankers to overseeing the Swiss group’s new global impact finance and advisory division, reporting directly to group chief executive Tidjane Thiam. Clients are curious. Should competitors take note?

C200 Member, Denise Morrison was featured in an article on Forbes on how she became the first woman CEO at Campbell's.
12/01/2017
Denise Morrison: How She Became The First Woman CEO At Campbell Soup Company

C200 Member, Denise Morrison was featured in an article on Forbes on how she became the first woman CEO at Campbell's.

I spoke to Denise Morrison, the President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, about how Campbell's is adapting to younger customers, how corporate culture impacts consumerism, how she was able to break the glass ceiling, the importance of a well-being program and her best career advice.

Michelle Clayman, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer of New Amsterdam Partners LLC & C200 Member is featured in...
11/30/2017
Why You Should Always Get Out In Front Of Bad News

Michelle Clayman, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer of New Amsterdam Partners LLC & C200 Member is featured in C200's newest installment of Forbes "200 Seconds of Success Shared" segment with contributor Carrie Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Media. Watch below ⬇️

Michelle Clayman, the founder, managing partner, and CIO of New Amsterdam Partners LLC, shares the biggest lesson she’s learned in her career.

'Women Board Candidates: Going Beyond the CEO Title' via HuffPost featuring C200 Member, Beth Mooney, CEO and Chairman o...
11/28/2017
Women Board Candidates: Going Beyond the CEO Title

'Women Board Candidates: Going Beyond the CEO Title' via HuffPost featuring C200 Member, Beth Mooney, CEO and Chairman of KeyCorp.

Beth Mooney, CEO of Key Bank and I appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box to speak about the 4th biennial Women’s Forum of New York, Breakfast of Corporate Champi...

Jan Babiak, C200 Member and Board Member of Walgreens and Bank of Montreal, was featured today in this Call to Arms arti...
11/24/2017
Call to Arms || Business Observer | Tampa Bay, Bradenton, Sarasota, Fort Myers, Naples

Jan Babiak, C200 Member and Board Member of Walgreens and Bank of Montreal, was featured today in this Call to Arms article on Business Observer. Jan takes the lead to get more women on boards and into the C-Suite.

Jan Babiak avoided women’s groups for 15 years. Now she leads a conversation on why women are underrepresented on boards and in high-powered leadership roles.

C200 Member, Jane Mason, Founder and CEO of Clarifire, shares her wonderful experience at the C200 Annual Conference a f...
11/22/2017
C200 Conference champions courage, humility and change

C200 Member, Jane Mason, Founder and CEO of Clarifire, shares her wonderful experience at the C200 Annual Conference a few weeks ago! Read the blog below ⬇️

The theme of this years’ C200 conference was “Business and Beyond: Celebrating & Enriching Lives.” Common discussions surrounded courage, humility and change.

‪Check out this Women in Business Q&A on HuffPost featuring Mei Xu, CEO and Co-Founder of Chesapeake Bay Candle and C200...
11/20/2017
Women in Business Q&A: Mei Xu Co-Founder & CEO, Chesapeake Bay Candle

‪Check out this Women in Business Q&A on HuffPost featuring Mei Xu, CEO and Co-Founder of Chesapeake Bay Candle and C200 Member.

Mei Xu is the Co-Founder and CEO of Chesapeake Bay Candle, a wellness-driven, vertically integrated multi-million dollar home fragrance brand available t...

Address

980 N Michigan Ave Ste 1575
Chicago, IL
60611

General information

C200 members are the world’s most successful corporate leaders and entrepreneurs. They have made groundbreaking steps for women in a diverse set of industries, and their vision and influence make them role models for women worldwide. • C200 members represent more than 100 industries in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. • C200 members collectively employ more than 2.5 million people. • More than 90% of C200 members sit on one or more nonprofit boards. • Sixty-five percent of C200 entrepreneurs were founders or co-founders of their businesses. • Half of C200 members run businesses with revenues in excess of $100 million, while 22% of members represent businesses with revenues in excess of $500 million.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(312) 255-0296

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when The Committee of 200 posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to The Committee of 200:


Other Public & Government Services in Chicago

Show All