Women in the Media Annual Breakfast

Nely Bergsma, Penedo Charitable Organization

Illinois General Interest

“Women In The Media” – Annual Breakfast Fundraiser will be focusing around the Penedo Charitable Organization pillars of knowledge, faith and service. This year’s event will highlight a panel of women discussing how information is gathered, interpreted and presented. This years’ panel include, Tracy Baim, Gaynor Hall, Alicia Haywood, and Fran Speilman. Event will be at RPM Steak/66 West Kinzie Street, Chicago/8AM-9:30AM.
Penedo serves at-risk girls in Chicago’s Edgewater community. The organization works with area elementary schools to select and welcome sixth grade girls into the program who receive support through middle school, high school and college. The young women in the program receive academic, social-emotional and mentoring support through out an 11-year period to assure academic and social emotional success.