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Jacqueline Priego
Manager, Brand Experience and Communications
jacqueline.priego@ywcachicago.org
312-762-2712

Media Coverage
Source Headline Date
Metromix Chicago Chicago Author Beth Burns – Book Signing at Kendra Scott Store 9/7/2017
Food News Feed The Mastro Brothers Debut Steak 48 in Chicago’s River North 8/28/2017
Comcast Newsmakers YWCA Meeting Needs of Communities 8/16/2017
Tinley Park Patch PWN Honors Five Women at Annual Summer Soirée 8/8/2017
The Journal Times Professional Women’s Network announces award winners 8/3/2017
Huffington Post Inside The Office with Dorri C. McWhorter: Authentically Uplifting Women 7/19/2017
Hello Giggles I went to a summit for women leaders, and this is what happens when Nasty Women unite 7/19/2017
Windy City Times United State of Women holds Chicago summit 7/19/2017
Chicago Tribune At Galvanize Chicago, women learn to turn activism into action 7/14/2017
ChicagoNow Steak 48: A perfect blend of elegance, ambiance and gastronomy 7/11/2017
Chicago Tribune Millennial women aren’t doing as well as women before them. Why? 7/7/2017
ALCTS News The Business of Social Impact: Creating a World Where Everyone Has Value: 2017 Annual Conference President’s Program 7/6/2017
Make it Better Chicago Child Care Society: 168 Years of Addressing Chicago’s Toughest Issues 6/26/2017
Profile Magazine How to Conduct Business with a Conscience 6/26/2017
Candid Candace MCA’s Art Edge 50: Murakami, Monae and A-Listers Celebrate 6/14/2017
ALCTS News From the President, May 2017: Harbingers of Wondrous Events to Come 6/6/2017
American Libraries 2017 ALA Annual Conference Preview 6/1/2017
Public Now Radogno, Durkin, Olsen To Host Free Children’s Health & Safety Expo June 3 5/26/2017
Chicago-Woman Women Tell All: 8 Fantastic Ways to Spend Memorial Day in Chicago 5/25/2017
Lawndale News ComEd Celebrates Graduates 5/4/2017
Daily Herald For the survivors…the YWCA is there for them 5/4/2017
American Libraries 2017 ALA Annual Conference Must-Dos 5/1/2017
Press Release Point Workplace diversity pioneer to address Roosevelt graduates on May 5 4/26/2017
Windy City Times 2,000 women, allies march on Springfield 4/25/2017
Benzinga DisruptHR Chicago Announces Speaker Line-Up For Sold Out Event 4/19/2017
Chicago Tribune Turning sexual assault awareness into sexual assault prevention 4/18/2017
Daily Herald DuPage County awards $1 million in grants to nonprofit groups 4/14/2017
YWCA Chicago YWCA USA Selected as the USA Charity of Choice from Nordstrom 4/13/2017
Windy City Times Elected officials, activists to address Illinois Women March on Springfield April 25 4/13/2017
Chicago Pride IL Women March on Springfield April 25 for progressive agenda, responsible budget 4/3/2017
Microsoft Blogs A Letter to Dorri McWhorter (From Dorri McWhorter) 3/21/2017
Social Life Chicago Fab Things To Do In Chicago This Week March 20-26 3/20/2017
Windy City Times IL Women March on Springfield April 25 for progressive agenda, responsible budget 3/20/2017
ABC 7 Chicago Celebrate you during Women’s History Month 3/19/2017
Chicago-Woman Women’s History Month: Celebrating 4 Chicago Women Who Live to Wynn 3/16/2017
Chicago-Woman YWCA Honors Legendary Broadcaster Merri Dee 3/15/2017
Modern Luxury Conrad Chicago Hosted La La Land Oscar Party 3/15/2017
EPR Retail News Avon Announces $500,000 in grants to support safety and empowerment of women and families across the United States 3/10/2017
WGN 9 Merri Dee honored for Business, charity work 3/8/2017
Eli’s Cheesecake Chicago Blog Eli’s Proud to Honor Our Friend Merri Dee 3/6/2017
Candid Candace We Day Brought Out the Stars to Empower Kids 3/6/2017
CEO.CA Avon Announces Donation Honoring International Women’s Day 3/6/2017
Positively Naperville Exchange Happenings-Allocation Lunch 2017 3/3/2017
CBS Chicago Equal Pay Day Chicago 3/3/2017
Shia Kapos Notable names take the runway for YWCA 2/28/2017
Chicago Sun Times Kapos: A peek inside the DePaul Blue Demons’ new basketball arena 2/27/2017
Modern Luxury Conrad Chicago Hosted La La Land Oscar Party 2/26/2017
Make it Better Meet the Chicago Women Speaking at the Women’s Philanthropy Institute Symposium 2/24/2017
Chicago Tribune Sip on ‘La La Land’ cocktails at these Oscar watch parties 2/23/2017
Urban Daddy Of Course There’s a La La Land-Themed Oscar Party… 2/22/2017
Chicago Tribune Five things to eat, drink, do this weekend 2/22/2017
WCIU La La Land’ Oscar Party 2/22/2017
Chicago Tribune Kane County part of pilot child care program for Illinois veterans 2/22/2017
The Chicago Citizen Illinois Veterans Receive Child-Care Assistance 2/22/2017
Lawndale News El Departamento de Asuntos del Veterano de Illinois Anuncio Nuevo Programa Piloto Titulado Tiny Boots 2/16/2017
SF Gate Program to provide free child care to same Illinois veterans 2/16/2017
YWCA Chicago YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Highlights Top Influencers and Business Leaders with its 5th Annual “New Look of Leadership 2/13/2017
PR Newswire Nordstrom Announces Largest-Ever Donation Through Treasure & Bond Give-Back Brand 2/6/2017
Wherevent 2017 New Look of Leadership 2/6/2017
BuzzFeed News Women’s Shelters Are Terrified Trump Will Cut Their Funding 1/31/2017
True Viral News Chicago tech leaders come out swinging on Trump’s immigration ban 1/31/2017
Chicago Now Media personality Merri Dee to be honored for 50 years in broadcasting 1/26/2017
Patch Chicago Finance Exchange Announces 2017 Board of Directors 1/24/2017
YWCA Chicago Chicago must confront trauma in its neighborhoods 1/14/2017
Marie Claire Meet Uber’s Secret Weapon, Austin Geidt 1/20/2017
Windy City Times Women’s March on Chicago Jan. 21 1/16/2017
Storify Challenging Inequality, Driving Growth 1/10/2017
The Squishable Baby Multicultural #KIDLIT Review: Journey to Appleville and Take Action to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women 12/29/2016
Chicago-Woman From the Board: The Future is Female 12/18/2016
Chicago-Woman YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s Leadership Luncheon Raises Over $750,000 12/1/2016
Ms. Career Girl Why companies are turning to an on demand workforce 12/1/2016
Chicago Tribune Chicago companies grapple with workers’ election-related emotion 11/9/2016
John Lothian News Nobel Laureate – Buffett’s WMDs Help Society; How air pollution on Wall Street might actually be bringing down the stock market; Commodity traders must go digital or face extinction – report 10/27/2016
Business Wire Election Watch Party Brings City Together in Support of Four Key Civic Organizations 10/25/2016
Chicago Tribune At end of bitter campaign, an election night party that benefits women 10/20/2016
Candid Candace Chicago international film fest opening night premieres ‘La La Land’ 10/17/2016
Metromix YWCA Leader Luncheon 2016 10/17/2016
Patch Women’s Leadership Summit at Benedictine University highlights three inspiring speakers 10/7/2016
Rollingout Laticia Holbert talks YWCA, women’s empowerment and TechGYRLS 10/3/2016
Crain’s Chicago Business Starbucks’ Englewood store is latest in low-income community push 9/28/2016
Daily Herald Benedictine hosts Women’s Leadership Summit 9/21/2016
Press Release Point Three Inspiring Women to Speak at Annual Benedictine Summit 9/16/2016
YWCA Chicago Chicago Business and Philanthropic Leaders Cheryl and Zed Francis Provide Additional Investment in Economic Empowerment for South Side Community 9/1/2016
eNews Park Forest Free Geek Squad Academy Give 150 Young Chicagoans Opportunity to Learn from Top Tech Pros, Use Latest Tech Tools 8/31/2016
The Chicago Citizen Focus Black Women at Congressional Symposium 8/30/2016
Atlanta Daily World Congresswoman Kelly Kicks Off Caucus on Black Women & Girls in Chicago 8/30/2016
Chicago Sun Times Kapos: CEO hopes fans warm to Guaranteed Rate’s Name 8/28/2016
Chicago Tribune Drone training company in position a new rules take flight Monday 8/26/2016
ABC 7 Chicago Purchase with a purpose at YWCA’s yshop.org 8/24/2016
Go Health Insurance Celebrate Women’s Equality Day with these women’s health tips 8/23/2016
Benedictine University Benedictine University Women’s Leadership Summit 8/23/2016
YWCA Chicago YWCA Chicago Launches Women’s Health Exchange Powered By GoHealth 8/18/2016
The Chicago Citizen Health Campaign Focuses on the Wellness of Women 7/27/2016
VSA Partners YWCA Chicago Launches Its 140th Anniversary Celebration 7/25/2016
Chicago Tribune Run/walk in Robbins seeks to address root causes of violence 7/27/2016
Sears Holdings SHC Hosts TechGYRLS 7/22/2016
AgencySpy VSA Partners Remembers the ‘W’ for YWCA Chicago’s 140th Anniversary 7/6/2016
Media Post NEW! YWCA Met Chicago Celebrates 140th Birthday 6/29/2016
Sunshine Wonderland Food Stamps, Transportation and Online Purchasing 6/29/2016
City of Chicago City Small Business Center Is ‘ON THE ROAD’ To The South Shore Cultural Center 6/24/2016
Chicago Sun Times Uber wants to bump up number of women drivers 6/24/2016
Glitter and Bubbles Zelda Takes Bonpoint 6/4/2016
Built in Chicago 50 influential people in Chicago tech you should follow on Twitter 5/26/2016
Forbes Three Ways Ford Foundation’s Shift To Inequality Will Affect Nonprofits Everywhere 5/24/2016
Huffington Post The New Business Paradigm: Creatively Sharing Value 5/23/2016
Calumet 421 The YWCA, 101 S Ashland (just south of Cermak), 1933, Chicago 5/21/2016
Patch Fifth Third Honors 8 Community Leaders with $5,300 Donation to their Charity of Choice 5/16/2016
CBS Chicago A New Model of Social Enterprise 5/16/2016
Chicago Tribune Tech leaders to college grads: ‘Failure is an everyday occurrence’ 5/17/2016
John Lothian News Smart Money, Smart Women: What Successful Women Say About The Possibilities 5/2/2016
Journal of Accountancy Business practices that not-for-profits can’t afford to overlook 5/1/2016
CBOE The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/29/16 4/29/2016
Press Release Distribution Dr. Therese Rowley & The Conscious Business Network Present 4/28/2016
CBS Chicago Learn How to Keep Your Soon-to-be College Student Safe 4/28/2016
Chicago Now Your Chicago comedy calendar for April 18-April 24 4/18/2016
CNBC Test400k will Assemble Top Leaders to Discuss Public Safety Reforms & Propose Solutions for Backlogged Rape Kit Testing 4/15/2016
My Suburban Life DuPage County Board approves $1M in annual grant funding 4/12/2016
Trendy Magazine Neiman Marcus Make Some Noise Fashion Chart 4/12/2016
Heyevent The Mask You Live In Film Screening 3/29/2016
Daily Herald Join weeklong Baby Fest April 4-9 at Gail Borden Library 3/25/2016
Patch Sexual assault awareness program at Elmhurst Hospital on April 6 3/25/2016
Chicago Tribune Willowbrook sexual assault victim: ‘I have nothing to be ashamed of’ 3/11/2016
YWCA Chicago YWCA Chicago Launches Membership Network to support Child Care Providers heavily affected by Illinois State Budget Cuts 3/1/2016
City of Chicago City Host First Small Business Expo ‘On The Road’ Series For 2016 2/26/2016
CBS Chicago Gloria Steinem Article Sparks Controversy for Retailer 2/25/2016
Chicago Tribune YWCA opens doors to North Lawndale tech center 2/4/2016
CBS Chicago Women In Chicago Comedy Scene Holding Blackout To Draw Attention To Sexual Harassment 1/31/2016
ChicagoInno YWCA Grows Tech Offerings With Innovation Center In North Lawndale 1/26/2016
Chicago Now Dorri McWhorter: Most Likely to Succeed 1/26/2016
Chicago Now January Inspirations 1/26/2016
Chicago Now Uber & YWCA: Recruiting Women Drivers 1/26/2016
Chicago Now Tamara Mellon Trunk Show Supports YWCA Metropolitan Chicago 12/19/2015
DNA Info $1.1 Million Gift Helps YWCA Open Tech Institute in North Lawndale 12/11/2015
Forbes Two CEOs On Gender Equality In The C-Suite And Boardroom: Diversity Done Right 12/2/2015
Chicago Tribune Chicago (and its skyscrapers) wear condoms, thanks to new campaign 12/3/2015
Time Out Chicago Give Thanks Comedy Show 12/3/2015
Candid Candace Green Tie Ball Raises $300,000 to Beautify Expressways 11/27/2015
Word of Mouth How to use word of mouth for recruiting 11/24/2015
Chicago Tribune Safety driven home with Gower students 11/20/2015
Chicago Tribune The Friday Exit: When leaning in is taken literally 11/20/2015
Storify #SMWRealTalk with Luvvie and Afrobella 11/20/2015
Windy City Times Speakers, performers announced for Sleep Out Nov. 20 11/17/2015
Accounting Today People News – Nov. 13,2015 11/16/2015
ChicagoInno Inno Approved: The Chicago Tech Events to Check Out This Week 11/16/2015
Chicago Tribune Law would order domestic violence training for stylists 10/26/2015
Red Sole & Red Wine We Run the World with YWCA 10/23/2015
ABC 7 Chicago YWCA celebrates 43rd annual Leader Luncheon 10/25/2015
Chicago Tribune The Friday Exit: The leadership task of letting go 10/23/2015
Chicago Tribune YWCA’s McWhorter on insight, inspiration and #FindingDorri 10/22/2015
thestar.com Women drivers a plus for Uber passengers 10/1/2015
Windy City Times YWCA honors trans woman with New Look of Leadership 9/30/2015
Tumblr My 2015-2016 hockeyfightsdv pledges 9/22/2015
Heyevent 4th Annual New Look of Leadership 9/22/2015
Heyevent Small Business Success! 9/18/2015
Built in Chicago Tech roundup: Uber making strides to be more inclusive 8/27/2015
Sears Holdings SHC Teams with TechGYRLS 8/26/2015
Globe Advisor Martha Stewart, Michael Stahan, Martin Rothblatt & Tom Arnold take stage among 150 speakers Chicago 8/12/2015
Heyevent Small Business Center on the Road 7/18/2015
Microsoft Blogs Civic Chat: Networking our Neighborhoods – Dorri McWhorter, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago 7/10/2015
DNA Info Logan Square YWCA Celebrates New Space, More Services with Grand Opening 6/29/2015
News India Times Eye on India Festival Celebrates International Day of Yoga 6/29/2015
Browngirl Magazine Ready Set Yoga Founder Shruthi Redy on Her Journey From Lawyer To Yogi 6/18/2015
Built in Chicago Uber picks Chicago to start building one million new jobs for women 6/12/2015
ABC 7 Chicago YWCA, Uber launch Drive to Thrive partnership 6/12/2015
SmartBrief Uber, YWCA push for more female drivers in Chicago 6/10/2015
Chicago Tribune Uber plans to hire more female drivers in Chicago 6/10/2015
Chicago Tribune Uber aims to recruit female drivers 6/9/2015
Uber YWCA + Uber: Drive to Thrive 6/9/2015
Tullman Blogspot Sen. Gillibrand taps Chicago to launch ‘Off the Sidelines’ movement 6/9/2015
Tech.co Uber Launches Initiative to Recruit More Female Drivers in Chicago 6/9/2015
AICPA AICPA Not-for-Profit Conference Features Treasury, IRS and FASB Officials 6/8/2015
Windy City Times Bridget Gainer Launches “Off the Sidelines Chicago” 6/5/2015
The Chicago Maroon Sexual Assault Awareness Week: a discussion on Title IX rights 5/21/2015
YouTube Focus on Tomorrow: YWCA Metropolitan Chicago 5/13/2015
Marcie Writes Many Thanks to YWCA for Pretty LinkedIn 5/18/2015
Chicago Tribune YWCA Metropolitan Chicago opens Yshop to reach ‘humanity in all of us’ 5/1/2015
Biz Journals Social service meets social enterprise: CEO of third-largest YWCA system dives into e-commerce with ‘Yshop’ 4/24/2015
CBS Chicago Rally In Daley Plaza Calls For Equal Pay For Women 4/14/2015
Broadway World Chicago Step Up Productions’ CRIMES OF THE HEART to Run 5/8-6/14 at The Athenaeum Theatre 4/9/2015
Chicago Now N’Digo Gala 2015 will feature Grammy Award winning jazz artist Dianne Reeves and Gregory Porter 4/6/2015
CBS Chicago Sexual Assault In A Big City: Is There A Lack Of Priority? 3/26/2015
Microsoft Blogs Beyond The Hour of Code: The Impact of Computer Science Education 1/22/2015
Progress Illinois Chicagoans Pack Hearing On Using South Side Park Space For Obama Library 1/14/2015
Chicago Tribune Non-profits will cash in on our urge to spend 1/1/2015
Chicago Tribune Colleges work to step up prevention of sexual assaults 12/15/2014
Daily Herald WINGS, YWCA neck and neck in Purple Purse Challenge 1/10/2014
Chicago Health Teen Dating Violence Victims Suffer Long-Term Health Effects 5/13/2014
Chicago Tribune Chicago innovators and leaders on STEM talent, teaching and retention 8/22/2014
Chicago Defender Women Authors Discuss Money, Sex and Politics with Christie Hefner in Chicago 8/22/2014
YWCA Chicago Executive Profile in the Chicago Tribune Business Section on CEO Dorri McWhorter 8/17/2014
Blue Sky Innovation YWCA drops chief innovation post but keeps evolving 2/11/2014
Chicago Tribune For teens in crisis, texting provides an outlet for assistance 10/23/2013
ABC 7 Chicago Sheriff Finds Unprocessed Rape Kits in Robbins 2/19/2013
Chicago Business Journal Dorri McWhorter tapped as new CEO of YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago 2/5/2013
Ulitzer Crowe Horwath LLP Individuals Recognized in Six States and Nationally 3/27/2012
Chicago Tribune Miss Representation: The Tribune / YWCA livechat 9/22/2011
Chicago Tribune How should society (and media?) depict women? 9/9/2011
Chicago Tribune Miss Representation’ film addresses negative media images of women 8/29/2011
Chicago Tribune Health advocates worry as key link to women, children is shifted 4/21/2011
Today’s Chicago Woman YWCA Reaches Out To Survivors of Sexual Violence 4/14/2011


Press Releases

6/9/15
YWCA and Uber Launch Drive to Thrive Partnership to Create 5,000 Jobs for Women Drivers in Chicago

8/13/14
YWCA’s “Taboo Topics” Empowers Women to Have a Voice in the Conversation of Sex, Politics and Money

8/7/14
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Hosts Brazilian Delegates to Discuss International Solutions to Violence

4/4/14
Why Sexual Assault Awareness Month Should be Observed by All (Op-Ed)

3/10/14
YWCA Goes Digital with the Help of The Chicago Community Trust

8/27/13
DuPage County Health Department Awards YWCA Metropolitan Chicago with Affordable Care Act Grant

6/18/13
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago CEO Dorri McWhorter Unveils Long-Term Vision for Agency
(Eleven Chicago Area Business Leaders to be Inducted to Board of Directors During Annual Meeting & Reception)

5/9/13
YWCA Partners with the 21st Century Youth Project for Haute and Smart: Girls in Fashion Tech Series

5/2/13
Local Non-Profit Agencies Launch “Strong Women. Strong Families.” Anti-Violence Initiative

4/11/13
YWCA Holds “Take Back the Light” Rally on Chicago’s South Side for Survivors on Sexual Violence

2/4/13
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Names Dorri McWhorter Chief Executive Officer