Comptroller hosts program ‘Celebrating Empowered Women’

Comptroller honors Congresswoman, WNBA Star & Renowned Business leader

CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka honored Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Chicago Sky superstar and Olympic Gold Medalist Swin Cash and nationally renowned business leader D. Michelle Flowers Welch during a program “Celebrating Empowered Women.”

The event was hosted in partnership with the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council. The African American History Month program included remarks by Topinka and each of the honorees as well as a keynote address by Shelia Hill Morgan, President and CEO of MSDC.

The show also featured an impressive recital of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech” by Sumner Elementary School students Zyon, 9, and Zyire, 6, Nichols.

Photo Caption: Shelia Morgan President and CEO Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, Marshette Turner Director of External Affairs Office of the Comptroller, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, D. Michelle Flowers Welch Founder and Chairman Flowers Communications Group, Swin Cash WNBA Chicago Sky (left to right). Photo by: Teresa Potasiak