Women of Concern Awards

  • Date: June 1, 2018
  • Time: Reception begins at 11AM; luncheon begins at 12PM
  • Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, 160 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
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The Women of Concern Luncheon (Chicago) is a celebration of the accomplishments of women and girls around the world. Each year at this special event, Concern is proud to recognize the achievements of exceptional women for their extraordinary efforts to alleviate human suffering. Concern’s programs affect the lives of millions of women, and we are honored to focus public attention on these global humanitarian issues.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Bridget Conway at 312-431-8400 or [email protected].

Last year’s event

Last year’s Women of Concern Awards Luncheon was held on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Standard Club in Chicago. The event honored two outstanding women who exemplify a sense of justice, generosity, and compassion in their work and daily lives.

The 2017 Leadership Award was presented to Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and current United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Climate Change. The 2017 Humanitarian Award was presented to Elizabeth Dozier, who after a successful career with CPS, founded Chicago Beyond, which focuses on youth safety and educational attainment.