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TTN Women in the Community


The Chicago Chapter of The Transition Network (TTN) donated $1,700 to the Greater Chicago Food Depository in April, as a result of its membership renewal drive in which $25 of each renewal was earmarked to be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. More than 50% of the women renewed their membership, a testament to the enthusiasm of TTN members to support families in Chicago and a belief in the endurance of the organization despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
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We are proud to announce that Vrinda Menon, a member of The Transition Network’s Board of Directors, was named “Woman of the Year” by WatersTechnology in its 2021 Women in Technology & Data awards.  WatersTechnology is the financial services industry’s premier provider of information about technology and data.Read more...

Anchored in the belief that pooling our giving dollars to support an agreed upon cause  multiplies the impact of each dollar given, in 2020 the TTN Philadelphia Giving Circle voted to address food insecurity by awarding its grant of $20,000 to Urban Tree Connection (UTC).  UTC is a local nonprofit devoted to combating food insecurity and diet-related illnesses faced by residents of Philadelphia’s Haddington neighborhood, one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods.

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Like other TTN SIGs, Chicago Chapter’s “Lunch Bunch” had our last in-person meeting in March 2020. Our 8-12 member group had been meeting once a month to explore various Chicagoland restaurants since 2013.  Thanks to the capabilities of Zoom, we were able to continue to meet at the usual hour in our respective homes and enjoy our normal free-range discussions. Recent topics of discussion have revolved around life during the pandemic.

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