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Past Events

Artist Reception – The Gallery Lake Forest

Contact | The Gallery | Lake Forest 2017-06-06 14-12-44Chinese-American Artist Amy Lee Segami will present several of her Contemporary Suminagashi paintings including “Once In A Blue Moon” to share her Journey from Painting On Water ™ to Painting in the Air, with words.

The Opening Reception which opens to the public, will be held on June 9, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. “Route 66,” a group exhibition with the Artist on The Bluff, will end on June 30, 2017. Please register at TheGalleryLakeForest.Eventbrite.com

“A picture is worth a thousand words and every painting has a story,” says Segami. She will be at the opening reception and share a few stories of her works.

The Gallery is located at 202 Wisconsin Ave. Lake Forest IL. 60045. It is located next to the Culinary Studio featuring Chef Dominic Zumpano, a James Beard Award Nominee. TheGalleryLF.com (224) 544.5961. Caption:

Date: June 9, 2017
Time: 05:30-07:30 p.m.
Event: Artist Reception - The Gallery Lake Forest
Venue: The Gallery Lake Forest
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

Artist Reception “The Future of The Past”

Bucktown-Gallery-Logo-Black“The Future of The Past” is a unique exhibition of Contemporary Suminagashi* Painting On Water™ by Amy Lee Segami at the Bucktown Gallery.

The Artist Reception will be on June 1st, from 5 to 8 pm. RSVP in advance $10 At the door $25 http://bit.ly/bucktowngallery0601

Date: June 1, 2017
Time: 05:00-08:00 p.m.
Event: Artist Reception "The Future of The Past"
Sponsor: Bucktown Gallery
Venue: Bucktown Gallery
Location: 2207 N Western Ave,
Chicago, IL 60647
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

TED Your Way to Success: 7 Steps to the Global Platform

A TED Talk gives you global credibility and an ideal marketing video. Many books and materials are available on how to give a TED talk, even by some who have never deliver one nor even attend a TED event. Now you can learn from a TEDx speaker, who has produced seven consecutive TEDxIIT, the longest running independently organized TED event in Chicago. She was invited to attend TED Global in Geneva and TED Summit in Calgary. “Sooner or later everyone will be involved in the TED experience either as a speaker, organizer, or attendee.” Segami – Huffington Post

Amy will share:

  • An overview of TED and TEDx culture
  • How to get on the TED and TEDx stage
  • How to give a TEDx Talk
Date: March 28, 2017
Time: 07:00-08:00 p.m.
Event: TED Your Way to Success: 7 Steps to the Global Platform
Sponsor: Engaging Speakers
Public: Public

Energize and Embrace Your Life

midamericaclub-chicago-il-color-logoKathy Hannan’s professional and community positions have made her a leader in improving the retention and advancement of women and minorities in the workplace. Join us for a casual and thought-provoking discussion about her mission and path to her success. Please text Amy at (312) 612-9211.

Date: January 19, 2017
Time: 05:30-07:00 p.m.
Event: Energize and Embrace Your Life
Sponsor: The Mid-America Club
RSVP - Please text Amy at (312) 612-9211 by Tuesday, January 17 at 5:00 pm
Public: Public

Winter Wellness Wonderland

If you live or work close by the Aon Center, 200 E. Randolph in Chicago, you are invited to attend this event on Wed Dec 14 as guest(s) of Amy Segami.

Contact Melissa Czyz, Membership Director (312) 861-1100  melissa.czyz@clubcorp.com


Date: December 14, 2016
Time: 11:00-02:00 p.m.
Event: Winter Wellness Wonderland
Venue: Aon Center
Location: 200 E. Randolph
Chicago, IL
Public: Public

NSA Illinois Educational Program


Book More Business – How to Insure a More Profitable 2017

Ever wonder why some speakers “make it” and others don’t? It’s not a big secret. Successful speakers know the secrets of increasing productivity and profits by creating systems. Success systems that work. that are repeatable. These systems involve more than giving speeches.

Date: December 9, 2016
Time: 12:30-06:30 p.m.
Event: NSA Illinois Educational Program
Venue: Roosevelt University
Location: 425 S. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

The National Conversation on Board Diversity

2020wob-logo-5yrsThere is a movement to raise the percentage of women on corporate boards in the U.S. to 20% or greater by the year 2020 and increasing diversity on corporate boards. 2020wob.com

Deloitte is hosting a Board Director discussion on Thursday, November 17 at 5:30 pm.  https://www.2020wob.com/chapters/chi

If this interest you, you are invited to register at a Board Director discussion, http://bit.ly/2dTVDX9

Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 05:30 p.m.
Event: The National Conversation on Board Diversity
Sponsor: Deloitte
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

Member Spotlight Showcase

midamericaclub-chicago-il-color-logoIn our next Member Showcase event, hosted by Women’s committee on November 8th, would you like to share your stories of career switch, life style change, or transformations in any aspect of life, that have dramatically change the course of your life and helped to form who you are today? We hope to generate conversations among members on how to embrace and manage changes in our lives, and to identify opportunities to reinvent ourselves.

Date: November 8, 2016
Time: 05:30-07:30 p.m.
Event: Member Spotlight Showcase
Sponsor: MAC's Women's Committee
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

Chicago Humanities Festival Fall Fest Speed 2016

chf_white_newmodOur society seems to have one setting: faster. Start-ups rise and fall, information is retrieved instantaneously, and replying to texts can’t happen fast enough. We witness social movements that erupt seemingly overnight, and we prepare for the fallout caused by the rapid acceleration of climate change. All the while keeping our eye on what’s “trending.”

Date: October 29, 2016—November 12, 2016
Event: Chicago Humanities Festival Fall Fest Speed 2016
Sponsor: Chicago Humanities Festival
Public: Public

TEDWomen 2016: It’s About Time.



Join us for the TEDWomen 2016 conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, where we’ll explore how time and attention shape our lives. It’s about time…

Date: October 26, 2016—October 26, 2016
Event: TEDWomen 2016: It's About Time.
Venue: Yerba Buena Center of the Arts
Location: 701 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.