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Female Leaders: 5 Pillars to Personal Development & Success
Chasity Kuttrus

Friday, May 3, 2013
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Gage Restaurant
Chicago, IL

As of Wednesday May 1 there are 2 spaces left in this workshop. If you are interested in attending, please register today. If you have any questions about registration, email

This dynamic and highly interactive workshop for women leaders will provide exercises and modules designed to create 5 Pillars to Personal Development & Success.  Participants will discuss real situations and case studies to create positive outcomes with a focus on the female "soft-skills" required to create an environment of success.  Chasity Kuttrus is an expert in Executive Coaching and delivers in a fun, engaging way that gets results.  She will help lead participants to the creation of a career roadmap with action items and built-in accountability.

Come explore the Pillars of Success through this highly integrated program that focuses on the following:    

Pillar 1:  Defining My Own Personal Mission Statement
Pillar 2:  Building My 10 Daily Drivers 
Pillar 3:  Leveraging My Individual Strengths
Pillar 4:  Creating My Circle of 5
Pillar 5:  Exhibiting My Leadership & Presence 
This workshop is for all women in current leadership roles and all women who are aspiring leaders.
Chasity Kuttrus, managing partner of Executive Elements is a strategic thinker with more than 20 years of experience in human resources and coaching with a focus on female leaders.  With significant breadth of leadership skills and expertise in creating and analyzing an individual’s leadership "DNA," Chasity brings unique insight to the coaching process as she helps her clients better understand their own strengths and weaknesses, and how they work within their organization.  For more information, visit
The Gage Restaurant
Lower Level - Theodore Ascher Room
24 South Michigan Avenue (between Madison and Monroe)
Chicago, IL 60603
The Gage Restaurant is located in downtown Chicago on Michigan Avenue, between Madison and Monroe. Click here for directions and parking information for The Gage.

Valet parking is available at The University Club on Monroe (76 East Monroe). The University Club is 
located on the north side of Monroe Street (at the northwest corner of the street before you get to Michigan 
Avenue) and there is a green awning and a valet sign for the University Club. The cost is $20.00 per car. If 
you use the University Club valet, please let the valet know you are going to The Gage and then pay for valet 
at the restaurant.
Self-parking is available at the Grant Park Parking Garages. The closest Grant Park lot is at Grant Park North 
Garage.  For more information on the Grant Park Parking garages click here. For rates on Grant Park garages, click here.
Hotel Accommodations
Attendees must make their own hotel reservations. ISACS has secured special discounted room rates at the Hotel Indigo.  You can also look for other hotels located closer to the Gage Restaurant. 

Hotel Indigo 
1244 N. Dearborn Parkway
Chicago, IL 60610 

For reservations, you can book your room by clicking here with the ISACS online booking tool (The ISACS discounted rate will be calculated using this link). Or you can call the hotel directly at 312-787-4980 and request the "Independent Schools Association" rate to receive a discounted room rate.  Rates vary depending on date of stay; space and availability are limited.

Click here for directions and parking information for the Hotel Indigo.

The Hotel Indigo is about a 10-15 minute taxi ride (approx. $10) to the Gage Restaurant. If you would like other suggestions for hotels closer to the Gage Restaurant, please contact the ISACS office at 312-255-1244.

Registration Fee
$190 Member Fee
$240 Non Member Fee
First registrant pays full fee, each additional registrant receives a $20 discount
Workshop includes lunch

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing to ISACS by emailing 10 business days prior to the event to receive a 50% refund. Cancellations received within 10 days of the event will not receive a refund. Registration may be transferred to another member from the same school. ISACS reserves the right to cancel the workshop for insufficient enrollment. In this case, participants will be notified and given a full refund. 
Questions? Please call 312-255-1244.


Member Cost: $190     Non-member Cost: $240


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