Saturday, December 20, 2014

Gallery: Women to Watch 2009

Holly Humphrey, M.D.

51, dean for medical education, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

"In the last few weeks, we've started to do our after-dinner walks, and we've both commented to one another on how wonderful it is to be able to return to the basics." With husband Duane Follman, M.D.

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Sherry Barrat

58, co-president, personal financial services, Northern Trust Corp.

"I find that this whole crisis has caused me to up my own game."

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Kim Feil

50, chief marketing officer, Walgreen Co.

Feil says she's entertaining at home more. "In this economy, we're all looking at what we can do differently."

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Stephanie Izard

32, chef, winner, Season Four of Bravo TV's "Top Chef" reality show

"A lot of people think we're kind of crazy" for opening a restaurant in this downturn.

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Judith Greffin

48, senior vice-president, chief investment officer, Allstate Corp.

Greffin's family recently sold its car dealership. "Personally, this has been a difficult time getting through this economic environment."

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Lori Healey

49, president, Chicago 2016

"Being able to explain how you're going to construct a $1-billion project during this credit environment is very, very difficult."

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Valerie Jarrett

52, senior adviser to the president

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Laura Thrall

49, president, CEO, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago "Unless you touch peoples' hearts . . . they won't give."

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Christine Radogno

56, minority leader, Illinois Senate

"Everything is focused on . . . how do we manage through this recession."

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Desiree Rogers

49, White House social secretary

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Sharon Owen

54, general manager, Gary Works, U.S. Steel Corp.

Owen is asking her managers to make suggestions to see "if we can do significantly more than we ever did before on trying out new ideas and saving money."

PHOTO CREDIT: Stephen J. Serio

Kimberly Taylor

47, managing director, president, CME Clearing House division, CME Group Inc.

"In some sense . . . the current environment is what we've always been preparing for."

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Susan Levy

51, managing partner, Jenner & Block LLP

"Actually, our firm is fairly well-situated for this economy."

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Michelle Obama

45, first lady

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