WBEZ Reporter Natalie Moore

In honor of Women’s History Month, Roosevelt University’s Women’s Leadership Council will host its second annual special topics symposium on Thursday, February 29 at the University’s Fainman Lounge from 4-6 p.m.

Natalie Moore, WBEZ Reporter on Race, Class and Communities, will moderate a panel discussion to discuss economic topics like barriers to accessing capital, juggling multiple identities such as primary household earner and caregiving, building wealth and generational wealth, entrepreneurship, and the Illinois pay transparency law.

Moore has been a professional journalist for Chicago’s WBEZ since 2007 covering segregation and inequality. Her enterprise reporting has tackled race, housing, economic development, food injustice and violence. Natalie’s work has been broadcast on the BBC, Marketplace and NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. Natalie is the author of The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, winner of the 2016 Chicago Review of Books award for nonfiction and a Buzzfeed best nonfiction book of 2016. 

 Panel participants will include:

  • Collete English Dixon, Executive Director of the Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate
  • Maria Chavez, Managing Director, Payments Head, Midwest Region at J.P. Morgan
  • Sharmili Majmudar, Executive Vice President of Policy, Programs, and Research at Women Employed

More background on the symposium's panelists and REGISTRATION INFORMATION is now available.