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 led by leaders in the industry as we discuss taboo topic that plague the workplace. 

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Coalesce Awards

Coalesce C–Suite

Coalesces' 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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Brand University

Brand U is a full day learning workshop where entry to mid-level professionals learn how to navigate the interviewing process and of potential carrier paths.

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Coalesce Mixers


Mixers are the perfect opportunity for our member to meet and mingle. This series of after work happy hours are designed to designed to connect professionals with in the perspective industries.

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Coalesce Awards. Celebrating exceptional women.

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.


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Our partners.

Thanks to our generous sponsors, we've been able to support Coalesce programming.

Sponsoring a Coalesce event is a great way to support diversity and inclusion efforts in Chicago. 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'd like to hear from you.