Ndajee 2018: WGEP’s annual benefit is October 29th

Ndajee (en-DAH-jee) means “get together” in Wolof, one of the national languages of Senegal.


When: Monday, October 29, 2018

Where: Salvage One
1840 W. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60622


Click here to purchase your tickets or show your support as a sponsor!


Let’s create a movement for girls!

Featuring an interview with Kenyan scholar Aliana by Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ’s Worldview

Honoring Nancy Juda, community activist for women and girls

Live music by The Jo Ann Daugherty Jazz Trio

Enjoy a selection of delicious hors d’oeuvres, wines and craft beers


Special thanks to our generous 2018 sponsors:

PhD Level Sponsors
Lucy & Peter Ascoli
Lynn Besser
Regina Bowgierd & John Kulczycki
Catherine & Jeff Cappel
Sarah Miyata & Stephen Weber

University Level Sponsors
Regine Corrado
Manaaki Foundation
Moller Family Foundation

High School Level Sponsors
Axxum Consulting
April & Paul Donnellan
Laura & Eric Jordahl
Nancy Juda & Jens Brasch
Marie & Jorge Olmos
Florence & Igor Playner
Polly & Ken Rattner

Middle School Level Sponsors
Jennifer Kenoian
Leinenweber Baroni & Daffada LLC
Norma Maglio
Sarah McCarthy & Diarmaid Collins
Joan & Bruce Sherman
Adele Simmons
Julie Stagliano
Carol Wyant & Craig McGrath

Host Level Sponsors
Alyssa F. Wright Consulting
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest
Juliana Kerr
Paul Maglio & Teenie Matlock
Monika Taparia
Motorola Solutions Foundation
Bill Taylor

August 28th, 2018