Marilyn K. Render resides in Chicago, IL. She is currently a consultant for Advanced Resources. She is the recipient of the Chicago Defender's 2017 Women of Excellence award. Marilyn was formerly a project manager, membership for a health information association. Marilyn spent several years in commercial real estate development and asset management. She is experienced in volunteer leadership management and development, chapters, awards and recognition programs, and strategic planning.
At the Forum, she is currently Chair of the Welcoming Environment Committee and a former member of the Awards and Recognition Committee. Marilyn is an Advisory Council member for the Cook County Health Council. In her spare time, she is an active traveler with interests in the arts, opera, museums, and other culturally-based events and activities.
The most recent book I read was Fifty Words for the Rain by Asha Lemmie, and Caste by Isabel Wilkerson.