Carole Segal, a Winnetka resident and co-founder of Crate and Barrel and founder of Foodstuffs will be honored by the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana as a "Smart Cookie" at the annual Smart Cookies Make a Difference event.
The Smart Cookies Make a Difference award aims to celebrate exemplary leaders who have made the world a better place for girls who aspire to be business and entrepreneurial leaders.
"I'm very proud to be honored by the Girl Scouts because it was a very important part of my success," Segal said. "I didn't know it at the time, but it gave me incredible organizational skills for doing projects."
Therese Fauerbach, President and CEO of the Northridge Group, Seth Kravitz, co-founder of Technori and co-founder of Bow Truss Coffee Roasters, Katrina Markoff, owner of Vosges Haut-Chocolat, Martin Nesbitt, Co-CEO of the Vistria Group, LLC, Christine O'Reilly, Senior Director of Community Relations for the Chicago White Sox and Executive Director of Chicago White Sox Charities and Smita N. Shah, founder and president of SPAAN Tech. Inc. will also be honored.
The breakfast fundraiser will be held on Sept. 12 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel. More information on registration is available here.