Power of Penn in Chicago

Date and Time
Monday, October 15, 2018
6:00pm— 9:00pm
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Marshall's Landing
222 W Merchandise Mart Plz
Chicago, IL 60654
United States
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"The Power of Penn is embodied in the faculty, researchers, and students who think creatively and work collaboratively to tackle the most pressing challenges of our time. By strengthening our commitment to inclusion, innovation, and impact, we will make our communities and world stronger. Join us—together we are The Power of Penn." - Dr. Amy Gutmann

Join Penn Alumni at Marshall's Landing in Chicago on October 15, 2018 as we celebrate The Power of Penn with a special panel of Penn Trustee speakers: Connie K. Duckworth, WG'79, Lynn J. Jerath, W'95, and James C. Johnson, C'74, L'77, Sarah Doherty, ENG'10 will moderate. 


Connie K. Duckworth, WG'79 founded ARZU, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, in 2004 and serves pro bono as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. She is a retired Partner and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs & Co., where she was named the first woman sales and trading partner in the firm's history. Continue reading....
Lynn J. Jerath,
W'95 is the President & Founder of Citrine Investment Group, a real estate investment management firm. Lynn is an industry leader in the institutional real estate space and, prior to founding her own firm, was a partner at GEM Realty Capital. She has also worked at The Carlyle Group and Goldman Sachs, among other firms, during her career. Continue reading...  
James C. Johnson, Esq., C'74, L'77 has served as General Counsel of Loop Capital Markets LLC, an investment banking firm located in Chicago. Prior to that he served as Vice President, Corporate Secretary, and Assistant General Counsel of Boeing Company, the world's leading aerospace company, from 1998 until 2009. Continue reading...


Sarah Doherty, ENG ‘10 is an engineer and entrepreneur devoted to eliminating the world’s healthcare access crisis. She is Co-Founder and CTO of TeleHealthRobotics (THR) which has created the world’s first robotically-enabled telemedicine platform. Providers stationed anywhere in the world can use THR's software on their computer to deliver crucial diagnostic services like ultrasound to patients stationed remotely with the THR kiosk. 

Sarah is passionate about increasing global well-being and growing the number of people educated and working in STEM, entrepreneurship, and healthcare. She provides thought leadership and mentorship to these ends through several national and international organizations including the American Heart Association, XX in Health, the World Health Organization and the World Economic Forum. Sarah and her work have been featured in the Financial Times, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, and TEDMED among other mediums. She is an alum of the University of Pennsylvania where she studied Biomedical Engineering and Entrepreneurship.

Event Details:

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Location: Marshall's Landing, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
Cost: Free but must register below to attend.


6:00 pm - Welcome Reception
7:00 pm - Program and Panel
8:00 pm - Campaign Reception




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Marshall's Landing

222 W Merchandise Mart Plz, Chicago, IL 60654, United States,
by public transit by car by bike Walking