BMW of North America and MADE Magazine honored four outstanding women in Chicago for the 10th installment of the “Women Who Pay it 4ward” Honors Brunch. The series started in the Windy City in 2015 and has traveled to New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Miami, Charlotte and Atlanta. On Sunday, four outstanding Chicago women were recognized. The women of service shared their stories of how they use their passions to fuel underserved communities and families. Congratulations to Alia Dalal, Pamela Montgomery, Priya Shah and Ingrid Sanders for lifting others as you rise.  Farissa Knox and Yolandra Johnson of our 2015 Inaugural Class and celebrated our 40th honoree. 

The event was hosted by WGN TV reporter Cortney Hall who did a wonderful job. Both Kevin Williams, Head of Multicultural Marketing at BMW Group and MADE publisher, Kris Christian presented the ladies their awards. A special recognition was presented to Williams’ mother as she continues to pay it forward in her daily life.

Held at the trendy River North restaurant, STK–attendees enjoyed signature mimosa and Bloody Marys along with bite-size h’orderves that varied from scrambled eggs on tortillas to lox and bagels.