A COMMUNITY DEDICATED TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF
AMBITIOUS WOMEN OF COLOR

Driving the future of female forward

MADE Maven is a dedicated community made for ambitious women of color, by women of color looking to ascend to the next level in their lives and careers.

MADE Maven
Channel

MADE Maven is the sister channel of MADE Magazine that publishes daily content and two special print magazine issues per year created to provide insight and perspective from seasoned thought leaders to design a meaningful life.

MADE Maven Leadership Summit & Master Classes

MADE Maven hosts career-changing experiences designed to inspire, cultivate and position rising women of color for leadership roles across professional sectors through our annual summit and quarterly masterclasses. 

Resources Created for Professional Women of Color

Read the 2018 MADE Maven Issue

MADE Maven is the women’s channel of MADE Magazine, a multimedia platform designed to inform and empower millennials of color professionally and personally. MADE publishes an annual MADE Maven issue dedicated to empowering women of color. Read the latest MADE Maven issue here.

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Testimonials

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Summit Highlights

The high-energy vibes of the MADE Maven Leadership Summit paired with the charismatic style of the Virgin Hotels will power our agenda to cultivate a community of female leaders. Here’s the lineup of events:    

April 28, 2018: 6pm – 9pm
Pre-Summit Party with a Purpose

April 29, 2018: 10am – 11am
Connection Breakfast

April 29, 2018: 12pm – 3:45pm
Workshop Sessions

April 29, 2018: 4pm – 5pm
Panel Discussion 

April 29, 2018: 5pm – 7pm
Rooftop Networking

Miss Ricky’s

April 28, 2018
6pm – 9pm

Commons Club

April 29, 2018
10am – 11am

Breakout Rooms

April 29, 2018
12pm – 4pm

The Manor

April 29, 2018
4pm – 5pm

The Cerise Rooftop

April 29, 2018
5pm – 7pm

Panelists & Speakers

High-powered leaders will empower our audiences with their perspectives and insights on leadership.

Val Warner

Television Host
Windy City Live

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Robin Ayers

Empowerment Speaker & Author
Unspoken Languages

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Angela Stevens

Author & Celebrity Hair Stylist
Hair

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Karleen Roy

Experience Curator
The Vanity Group

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Halleemah Nash

Chief Partnerships Officer
The Academy Group

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Felicia Lawrence

Television Host
The Jam TV Show

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Ranada C. Shepard

Writer
Coco Cubana Productions

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Vanessa Abron

Public Relations Pro

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Veronica Appleton

Published Author
Journey to Appleville

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Taylar Barrington

CEO
Cliquish

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Jetta Bates

Managing Director
Twist Global

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Dr. Isfahan Chambers-Harris

PhD Medical Scientist & Founder
Alodia Hair Care

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Kris Christian

CEO
FAME Enterprises

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Donnie Smith

Executive Director
Donda’s House

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Quinetha Frasier

Funding Strategist
Social Impact Advisor

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Chrishon Lampley

Founder
Love Cork Screw

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Aaja Corinne Magee

Brand Strategist
ACTB

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Cheryl Pearson-McNeil

SVP of Nielsen
Founder of Powerful Penny, LLC

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Session
Leaders

The MADE Maven Leadership Summit is an action packed weekend of intimate professional sessions led by seasoned career women including CEOs, Authors, Executives and Entrepreneurs. 

Leadership Team

The Venue

virgin

hotels chicago

203 n. wabash ave
chicago, il 60601