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    No matter where you are, explore the big ideas that you can turn into action in your community with Chicago Ideas Virtual Events. Stay tuned for upcoming programs.
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    Hailed by some as the “voice of her generation,” Jia Tolentino is a staff writer for the New Yorker whose work has been celebrated for its incisive... read more
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    For the time being, Virtual Events will be hosted on our website. Access to this event will be via a virtual event link that will be sent to attendees at the time of booking. Reservation is required, although no ticket will be needed. Please email us at with any questions.

    What is a Chicago Ideas Virtual Event?

    At Chicago Ideas, we're about bringing people together and making innovative, transformative ideas accessible to everyone, no matter what the circumstances. 

    Chicago Ideas Virtual Events are online and interactive experiences that bring some of the world's leading thinkers directly into your home or workplace through virtual platforms that anyone with an internet connection can use. Augmented with various digital tools and features, Virtual Events allow users to engage with speakers in real time, connecting innovators and changemakers virtually in order to maximize impact in their communities—wherever they may be. 

    Have any questions about your experience? Check out our Virtual Events FAQ page for more information about your virtual events experience. 

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