ISSA Hygieia Network Opens Registration for September Conference in Chicago

July 12, 2022 ISSA Hygieia Network Opens Registration for September Conference in Chicago

ISSA Hygieia Network, an ISSA Charities™ signature program dedicated to the advancement and retention of women in the cleaning industry, today announced it has opened registration for the Networking and Leadership Conference: Unlocking Women’s Leadership Potential happening on September 13 in Chicago. This half-day conference will bring together attendees who hold positions across all cleaning industry areas and levels, covering issues affecting opportunities for advancement and more.

“We’re excited to provide a space for professionals to come together and gain resources that help women advance in the cleaning industry,” said Dr. Felicia Townsend, ISSA Hygieia Network Program Director. “We can’t thank our guest speakers enough for providing their vital knowledge and giving attendees the necessary tools to accelerate their careers.”

The conference will feature presentations from three executive leaders: Kim Price, vice president of market sales, GP Pro, a division of Georgia-Pacific; Marcela Sztainberg, senior vice president of human resources, Essendant; and Tracey York, executive vice president of human resources health, hygiene, and specialties, Berry Global. The program will start with a career development workshop from Dr. Tatum Thomas, dean of DePaul University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The event will conclude with a panel discussion facilitated by Stephenie Henderson, vice president of sales-strategic accounts at Berry Global.

ISSA Hygieia encourages event attendees to sign up for the post-conference networking event onboard Chicago’s Leading Lady luxury vessel. The cruise will allow attendees to continue networking with industry peers while enjoying five-star service and stunning skyline views from the Chicago River and Lake Michigan.

The conference is conveniently located at the Palmer House Hilton in beautiful downtown Chicago. Attendees can make hotel reservations here.

To learn more about Hygieia’s Networking and Leadership Conference, click here.

About ISSA Charities
ISSA Charities™ is the charitable and philanthropic arm of ISSA and the worldwide cleaning industry. A 501(c)(3) organization, ISSA Charities’ mission is to make the world a cleaner, healthier, better place to live by sponsoring, funding, and operating charitable and social programs directly connected to the cleaning industry. Our Signature Charities are changing the way the world views cleaning: Cleaning for a Reason provides professional home cleaning for cancer patients; the ISSA Hygieia Network advances women, diversity, equity and inclusion in the cleaning industry; and ISSA Scholars supports youth with scholarship aid and seasonal internships. To learn more about ISSA Charities and to make your own donation, visit