Thank you all for making this past ManTalks event a night to remember!

Such a powerful night, filled with incredible speakers, and new friends. Stay tuned for details regarding the next event.



Previous event information: October 16, 2017 @ WeWork Kinzie, 7:00 - 9:30 PM.

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A night of innovation, intrigue, and conversation

ManTalks Chicago is a quarterly event that finds and features men and women who make a difference in their community, providing an open forum to talk about life struggles, challenges, keys to success and lessons in relationships, health, business and more. Women are welcome and encouraged to join.

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ManTalks Chicago - Valentines Day Edition

ManTalks turns its focus for its Valentines Day edition on sex, dating, and relationships and the powerful, authentic dialogue it can create.

Speakers included: Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell, psychologist, author, speaker, and musician (; Dennis Rodkin, founder of the Sexual History of Chicago walking tour (, and reporter, and Saya and Pete of Mac & Cheese Productions (

Sponsors included: Brooklyn Boulders, CLIF, Essentia, Early to Bed, HowAboutADate, Joia Soda, Pleasure Chest, Media for Social Change, WeWork

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ManTalks Chicago - Mentorship

The ManTalks Chicago launch event on November 7th focused on the idea of mentorship, and each speaker will introduce to you the various ways mentorship has affected them, plus how they are, and how you can, utilize mentorship to cultivate positive social change. 

Speakers included: Jonny Imerman of Imerman Angels, Bryant Shannon of iMentor, Connor Beaton of ManTalks, and Benjamin Ritter of Live for Yourself

Sponsors included: Bottled Blonde Chicago, Essentia Water, Clif Bar, Joia All Natural Soda, UIC School of Public Health, WeWork, and iMentor

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