Maureen Chiquet at the Union League Club

Maureen Chiquet, the former global CEO of Chanel, charts her unlikely path from literature major to global chief executive and beyond. Sharing the inklings, risks and (re)defining moments that have shaped her exemplary career, Chiquet seeks to inspire a new generation of women, liberal arts grads, and unconventional thinkers to cultivate a way of living and leading that is all their own.

Through vivid storytelling and provocative insights, Chiquet guides readers to consider the pressing questions and inherent paradoxes of creating a successful, fulfilling life in today’s increasingly complex and competitive world.

Maureen will be in conversation with fashion expert Nena Ivon (visit her blog at

Please note: Dress code for this event is business casual. Denim is not permitted. For more information or to reserve your space, please call The Book Stall at 847-446-8880.

Event date: 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:30am

Event address: 

Union League Club
65 W Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062655707
Availability: On Our Shelves to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: HarperBusiness - April 18th, 2017

The former global CEO of Chanel charts her unlikely path from literature major to global chief executive, guiding readers to move beyond the confines of staid expectations and discover their own true paths, strengths, and leadership values.