Changing the Chicago market through diversity + inclusion in advertising, marketing, communications and tech!


Our mission is to bring resources and events to our members that will aid them in their careers through professional development, networking, and mentorship.


Coalesce Conversations

Conversations is an open dialogue facilitated by industry leaders who discuss taboo topics that plague the workplace. 

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Brand University

Brand U is a day-long learning workshop where entry to mid-level professionals learn how to establish their own brand, navigate the interviewing process and  learn about potential career paths.

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Coalesce Awards

Coalesce C–Suite

Coalesce's mentorship program, Coalesce C-Suite, is a comprehensive program that provides young professionals a competitive advantage with industry access, education, training, community, mentorship and recognition upon successful completion.

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Coalesce Mixers


Mixers are the perfect opportunity for our members to meet and mingle. These after work happy hours are designed to connect professionals within the larger communications industries. 

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The Coalesce Awards. Celebrating exceptional professionals.

Coalesce Chicago honorees have excelled in the workplace by pushing boundaries, inspiring others and, most notably, continuing to pave the way for all women and industry professionals.


community support

Our partners.


Partnering with Coalesce is a great way to support diversity and inclusion efforts at your company. Whether you are interested in working with us to curate an event or tapping into our community in search of the best and brightest talent, we would love to hear from you!