Past Events

Lightning Strikes: A Novel About Nikola Tesla

April 17, 2019

Chicago Engineers Foundation and Union League Club of Chicago present a luncheon discussion of Lightning Strikes, a book about the life and work of Nikola Tesla.

Incentive Award Application Deadline

April 1, 2019

Starting January 1, 2019, submit online applications by 9:00pm (CST) on April 1, 2019 to be considered for an Incentive Award.

 

 

Engineering Magic

March 29, 2019

Thank you for joining Chicago Engineers Foundation for an evening of magic, with an engineering twist.

 

March 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

March 22, 2019

The bi-monthly meeting of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation Board of Directors

National Engineers Week 2019

February 22, 2019

CEF volunteers will participate in a variety of activities throughout Chicago during this national week-long initiative to encourage young people to discover engineering.

Celebrating Engineering in Chicago

February 21, 2019

Chicago Engineers Foundation, the Society of Women Engineers-Chicago Chapter, and Union League Club of Chicago present a reception in celebration of engineers.

For details contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director, at [email protected]

January 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

January 25, 2019

The bi-monthly meeting of the Chicago Engineers Foundation Board of Directors

Student Success Networking Event

January 3, 2019

CEF award recipients/alumni and engineering professionals will gather for this networking event

2019 Incentive Award Application Opens

January 1, 2019

The 2019 Incentive Award cycle opens January 1, 2019.

Completed applications must be submitted by April 1, 2019 via CEF’s online application portal.

Additional information about the CEF Incentive Awards is available here.

November 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

November 16, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:00 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

Building Brews: Craft Beer Tasting

October 18, 2018

Exploring the engineering behind craft brewing at a tasting event featuring area breweries.

2018 Annual Meeting

September 20, 2018

The leadership of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation invites guests to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting.

A World of Innovation: Exploring the 1893 World’s Fair

August 9, 2018

Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presents a look at the innovations and engineering of the 1893 World’s Fair.

July 2018 Board Meeting

July 27, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

May 2018 Board Meeting

May 18, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

March 2018 Board Meeting

March 23, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

Cocktails and Casino

March 1, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in Cocktails & Casino! 

It was a wonderful evening in support of the 2018 CEF Incentive Awards.  

National Engineers Week Panel Discussion

February 20, 2018

Celebrate National Engineers Week at a luncheon and panel discussion focused on the importance of STEM education for the Chicago economy.

Student Success Workshop

January 3, 2018

On January 3, 2018 Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presented the inaugural Student Success Workshop. More than 20 CEF Scholars joined professional volunteers for a workshop focused on resume essentials and interview skill development. The afternoon featured facilitated presentation by professional volunteers and CEF leaders, as well as resume evaluations and mock interview sessions.

Thank you to the 2017 CEF award recipients and volunteers who participated in this exciting new initiative.