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2020 Ad Woman of the Year: Lizette Williams

Mar 24, 2021

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CAF Proudly Introduces Rising Stars – Call for nominees now open!

The CAF Rising Stars Award recognizes the talents and contributions of four next generation women, coming up in the marketing, sales, media, and advertising industries. They are the creators and innovators bringing fresh thinking, ideas, and execution to the communications industry, their company, and the Chicagoland community. Rising Star awardees are the difference makers propelling our industry forward.

To nominate, please click here. Candidates will be notified they have been nominated, winners will be announced during the Ad Woman of the Year Celebration – honoring Lizette Williams on March 24, 2021.

Deadline to submit is Monday, March 1, 2021.

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