15th Annual WIP Trailblazer’s Award Dinner

14 October 2021

Each year, WIP’s Trailblazer Award honors a woman who has inspired us through her personal and professional excellence. Lauren Dillard, Nasdaq’s Executive Vice President and Head of Investment Intelligence (which includes eVestment), will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Trailblazer’s Distinguished Woman Investment Professional Award Dinner. This year’s dinner will be a hybrid event at the University Club in Chicago on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

Planning Your Evening:
Networking from 5.00 – 5.45p CT

Program begins at 6.00p CT

  • Welcome by Nancy Prial, President of WIP, Co-Chief Executive Office and Senior Portfolio Manager, Essex Investment Management Company
  • Trailblazer Award announced
  • Acceptance speech
  • Keynote address, Lauren Dillard, Executive Vice President, Nasdaq Investment Intelligence (which includes eVestment)
  • Cocktail reception

Program concludes by 9.00p CT

About WIP: 
Women Investment Professionals is a Chicago, Illinois-based, non-profit organization that provides a forum for networking and professional development for women involved in institutional investing, including plan sponsors, investment managers, consultants, accountants and attorneys. Women Investment Professionals achieves this objective through a variety of activities, including quarterly events, committee involvement, philanthropic initiatives, its website and newsletter. WIP provides members access to information on job opportunities within the industry by posting positions on its website.

Keynote speaker

Lauren Dillard
Executive Vice President & Head of Investment Intelligence