IEEE Chicago/Rockford Consultants' Network; "Innovating as a Consultant", VIRTUAL MEETING


IMPORTANT: You must register with valid email by end of the day on Saturday, May 15th to get the Webex login information. Webex login credentials will be sent to your *registered email* the day before this event.

Join us for our next bi-monthly Consultants' Network meeting on Monday, May 17th at 7:00PM.  This will be a "Jointly Hosted" Meeting with the IEEE Chicago Section Women in Engineering Affinity Group, featuring Monisha Buddha, Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering for the Chicago Section.  Join us and your fellow consultants to learn more about Innovating as a Consultant.  Due to COVID-19, this will be ONLINE only. Our meetings are free and open to anyone who is interested, not just consultants or IEEE members.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 17 May 2021
  • Time: 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
  • All times are America/Chicago
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  • Palatine, Illinois
  • United States
  • About the IEEE Chicago/Rockford Consultants' Network

    The IEEE Chicago/Rockford Consultants' Network fosters and promotes the interests of technology consultants in the IEEE Chicago and Rock River Valley sections as a local affinity group within the IEEE-USA Alliance of IEEE Consultants Networks.

  • Starts 03 May 2021 08:00 AM
  • Ends 15 May 2021 11:59 PM
  • All times are America/Chicago
  • No Admission Charge


Monisha Buddha - Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering for the Chicago Section
Monisha Buddha - Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering for the Chicago Section


Innovating as a Consultant

How do you set yourself apart from other consultants / big name firms? How do you make your existing clients come back to you and keep coming back to you? The answer is simple: Innovation.

Come join Monisha Buddha, a consultant in healthcare industry with over 10 years of experience, as she shares her experience of innovating by adding value through people, process, technology and adding relevance to her clients. All this while maintaining semblance between work and life.


  • What is Innovation
  • Creating added Value through Capability Building (People, Process, Technology)
  • Innovation through Relevance
  • Impact on Consultant Work Life Balance
  • Q & A


Monisha Buddha is the Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering for the Chicago Section. In a nutshell, Monisha Buddha did her Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Corporate Finance from Harvard University. She is an Engagement Manager with Amazon and has experience managing multi-million dollar Programs and Projects, advising executives, and entrepreneurs on holistic leadership, encouraging innovation, and building successful teams. Prior to Amazon, she consulted with various health care companies across Mid-west and also worked in Singapore with various channel partners for ABB. Monisha is currently the Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering for the Chicago Section.


7:00pm – Participant Login

7:05pm - Announcements & Introductions

7:15pm - Presentation

8:15pm - Q&A

The IEEE Chicago / Rockford Consultants' Network would like to extend a special thanks to the MAKERSPACE AND ENTREPRENEUR CENTER at HARPER COLLEGE for their support of our past events. Though COVID-19 has disrupted their operations, you can learn more about the many exciting developments underway at this new, growing community by visiting