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The Innovator

The Innovator

Sally Grimes, ’97, built her career on pushing the innovation envelope. Now a leader at Tyson Foods, she’s changing the paradigm around what it means to be a big food company.

Love & Passion Eminent at 27th Annual Reach for Excellence Awards

Love & Passion Eminent at 27th Annual Reach for Excellence Awards

The Midtown Educational Foundation’s (MEF) 27th Annual Reach for Excellence Dinner provided an electric energy as roughly 450 new and old friends converged at the Four Seasons on a brisk October night. The familial atmosphere was evident to each guest, mirroring the feeling one feels when walking into one of MEF’s centers. As Executive Director, Glenn Wilke, said, “what we teach at the centers, we practice at our events.”

Profiles of Mercy with Relevant Radio

Profiles of Mercy with Relevant Radio

On September 1, Tim Rivelli interviewed Glenn Wilke, Midtown Educational Foundation Executive Director, on his Saturday morning show, "Profiles in Mercy". Profiles In Mercy, a 30-minute interview program, explores these vital questions through the inspirational testaments of those who bring mercy into the lives of others. 

Kathrine Switzer & Giovanna Medina Share their Fearlessness at 2018 MAC Luncheon

Kathrine Switzer & Giovanna Medina Share their Fearlessness at 2018 MAC Luncheon

Kathrine Switzer, Marathon Woman, came to Chicago on March 2nd to speak at
MEF’s 21st Annual MAC Luncheon where over 295 MEF advocates and supporters
gathered to raise over $101,000 in support of MEF’s student programming. Alum Giovanna shared, "Metro inspires girls who don’t see themselves represented anywhere else, girls who often don’t think they are worthy of succeeding. Metro teaches us we can do anything we put our mind to. This is why the city of Chicago needs a place like Metro. This is why I needed Metro."