Meet our Executive Board and Committee Members!

Executive Board 

Michelle Antonucci

Michelle Antonucci

“My name is Michelle Antonucci and I am a senior in Finance. I have a diverse professional background from working at the largest derivatives market in the world to instructing yoga and from M&A at Walgreens to waitressing. I have learned that you can never have too much experience in life and that you will find wisdom, discover new sides of yourself, and evolve in the most unexpected of places. My job is to make sure that every woman who comes in contact with our organization is inspired and empowered. I hope to challenge you, encourage you, and offer you the resources you need for success. I am always readily available and would love to get coffee with you. Please reach out to me so we can start a discussion. My email is manton24@uic.edu.”

Vice President
Brenda Ulloa

Brenda Ulloa“Hi, I am Brenda Ulloa, the current Vice President of Undergraduate Women’s Network, and I am currently a junior at UIC pursuing a degree in Accounting. I hope to work for one of the Big Four one day after I become a CPA. I plan to achieve that goal because I know that I am someone who loves to challenge herself in order to achieve what may seem unrealistic to others. With a competitive and positive mindset, good work ethic, and the ability to work well with others, I plan to take my position seriously and do whatever it takes to empower such an amazing group of women leaders. Being involved with UWN since my freshman year made realize how powerful someone, especially a woman, can be and being a part of a group that helps other women realize that is an honor for me.”



Safia Ghouse

Safia Ghouse.png“Hi, my name is Safia Ghouse. I am an incoming Junior at the UIC College of Business pursuing Finance. My passions include community service and the economic empowerment of women. I aspire to help break the glass ceiling that prevents women from advancing higher in their professional careers. My goal is to work in the financial industry where I can contribute my innovative ideas and apply my proven skills of leadership. I am involved in various social business and philanthropic organizations at UIC that have shaped me professionally and has led me to cultivating friendships with those who share my passion of helping communities in need. My hobbies include drawing, painting, reading and learning about financial markets in my free time. I currently serve as Treasurer of UWN and am excited to be a part of a solid community of strong women and hope to help the organization continue to deepen it’s impact.”

Director of Philanthropy
Naba Durrani

Naba Durrani“Hi everyone! My name is Naba Durrani, and I’m the Director of Philanthropy(DoP) for UWN. I’m a junior majoring in Finance and IDS. My role as DoP includes connecting UWN members with volunteering efforts on a local and global scale. I hope to ensure that the members in our organization give back to the community that has fostered our own personal successes. We have so much to offer to members of society who need assistance. Whether it be through making women’s hygiene kits to fundraising to cover tuition for students in Kenya, we have the power to empower others. If you have any suggestions or ideas or simply want to get to know me better, please feel free to email me at ndurra3@uic.edu! I look forward to getting to know all the brilliant and empowering women that are a part of UWN! :)”

Director of Technology
Ganiyat Olaosebikan

Ganiyat Olaosebikan_“Hi, my name is Ganiyat Olaosebikan. I am a rising senior Information and Decision Science major with a focus in Business Analytics.  I will be serving as Director of Technology. Just like the position, this will be my first year in the Undergraduate Women’s Network. I am very excited to work with the highly motivated and talented individuals of this organization and am ready to bring my perspective and new ideas to the group. My leadership background ranges from athletics to other business organizations. At UIC, I am also involved in the Black Tech Scholars Program and the African American Academic Network. I actively attend meetings for various cultural organizations to better understand the experiences of my fellow students and professors whose backgrounds differ from my own. I have a deep passion for the advancement of people and believe that the willingness to explore new opportunities for learning will ultimately lead to an enriched life. For any questions or if you would simply like to chat, feel free to contact me at golaos2@uic.edu.”

Director of Marketing
Kimberly Camacho

Kimmy Camacho.png“Hi, my name is Kimberly Camacho. I am an active junior who is majoring in Marketing and minoring in Art. I intend on using the expertise I have learned through my studies and experiences to expand the audience of the Undergraduate Women’s Network. My leadership skills include being the Event Planner of Mogul at UIC, being the president of Her Campus UIC, and bossing her cat around. I can read, write, and speak Spanish fluently. I am certified in Adobe Photoshop and knowledgeable of DSLR functions. One day, I hope to open my own feminist clothing company, but until then I intend on gaining industry experience through working in advertising and being involved in woman-oriented organizations. Please feel free to reach out at any time with any questions and concerns, or even to go grab a cup of coffee.”

Director of Communication
Anna Szczech

One Million Degree scholar portraits. Aug. 15, 2017. “Hi, my name is Anna Szczech. I have an Associate’s in Science from Wilbur Wright College. I transferred to UIC to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. I plan to continue my education to get a Masters and PhD, so I can work in research. I am leaning towards research in women’s health or infectious disease with the CDC. Random fact – I’ve been a vegetarian for over a decade.”

Director of Membership
Yuewen (Wendy) Huang


“Hi, my name is Yuewen Huang, but I prefer to be called as Wendy. I am the Director of Membership of the Undergraduate Women’s Network. I’m so happy to see all of you here and can’t wait to see every one of you. I want to make every member feel welcome and involved. I hope through the activities that we provide, our members will get most of this organization. I welcome any idea, and I strongly believe that all of them are precious. Please reach out to me anytime, and I will help to make your experience unique and memorable. My email is yhuan37@uic.edu.”



Committee Members

Vice Chair of Vice President
Liliana Pinedo

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“Hi, I am Liliana Pinedo. I am a junior studying Information and Decision Sciences with a minor in International Business. This will be my third year as part of UWN and I am excited to continue working with all the members and to see UWN grow. I enjoy reading, shopping and watching shows, especially telenovelas.”







Vice Chair of Treasury

Ehlimana Gutosic

Headshot (1).JPG“Hi, my name is Ehlimana Gutosic. I am a junior at the University of Illinois at Chicago double majoring in Accounting and Information and Decision Sciences. I am a first generation college student, a member of the Business Scholars program and Honors College, President of the Collegiate Association of Business Scholars and Vice Chair of Treasury for the Undergraduate Women’s Network. In my free time, I enjoy reading, exploring Chicago and trying new foods. Upon graduation, I plan to sit for the CPA exam and work for one of the Big Four Accounting firms in Chicago. With self-motivation, hard work, and dedication, I plan to achieve these goals of mine. I am so excited to network and be a part of such an amazing organization that empowers Women in Business!”

Vice Chair of Treasury
Anna Wojtaszek

DSC_1809-01_2-01.jpeg “Hi, my name is Ania Wojtaszek and I’m a Junior studying Accounting and Information and Decision Sciences with a Business Analytics concentration. I have been involved with a few organizations on campus such as the Polish American Student Association, Undergraduate Student Government, and currently the Business Student Advisory Board. I will be serving as a Vice Chair of Treasury on the UIC Undergraduate Women’s Network and am extremely excited to see how many wonderful, passionate, female intellectuals UWN will continue developing throughout it’s upcoming commitments and mentorships in the UIC community! Some of my hobbies include being creative with sketching, learning to play guitar, practicing playing on keyboard, playing tennis, and spending time with family and friends.”

Vice Chair of Philanthropy
Olivia Baginski


“Hi, I am Olivia Baginski. I am currently a sophomore and Vice Chair to Philanthropy. I am a Communication and English major, and minoring in Gender Women Studies. I joined UWN because of their powerful mentality, in supporting and listening to other women, and energy. In my free time, I often go out to watch movies or binge television shows like Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”






Vice Chair of Philanthropy
Mahreen Iqbal


“Hello, my name is Mai and I am a psychology major with a minor in business administration and anthropology. My role in this committee is I will be working with Naba Durrani, who is the UWN director of Philanthropy, and organize various events. Like many others I also hope to gain more experience and skills but also I look forward to working with the committee members and taking on a new challenge which different from the path I was taking before. Taking on this new path excites me and I am eager to learn new things.”

Vice Chair of Technology
Nusrat Waris

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“Hi, I am Nusrat Waris. I am a junior at UIC studying Information and Decision Sciences with a minor in Psychology. My goal is to one day work in the IT Project Management field where I can empower women professionals. I also plans to get my master’s degree in clinical psychology, so I can help tackle mental health stigmas in minority communities. In my free time, I enjoy writing, reading, and watching anything Marvel Superhero related.”

Vice Chair of Marketing
Hareem Khaliq

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“Hi everyone, my name is Hareem Khaliq. I am currently a junior pursuing an Accounting and Information Decision Science as my majors. I am thrilled to be on board as a Vice Chair of Marketing of UWN. The experiences I have attained so far have enhanced my vision and broadened my horizon; having said that, I can’t wait to utilize my expertise and help other women empower with the best of their abilities. Feel free to reach out to me at all times at, hkhali7@uic.edu.”


Vice Chair of Marketing

Zainub Ghias

Zainub Ghias.“Hello Everyone! My name is Zainub Ghias. I am currently a senior at UIC pursuing  a degree in in Marketing and a minor in Business Analytics. I have past experience working with MailChimp, Canva, Adobe Photoshop for creating different marketing materials for events.
I work to build relationships with my peers and professionals, while developing fundamental industrial skills from relative coursework, employment experiences, and campus organization involvement. My past work and volunteering experiences have helped me to grow as a person as well as learn useful skills that aren’t so easily learned in classes. I am analytical and a hard worker, with passion for marketing and business analytics. I am passionate to learn more about digital media strategy and all that encompasses modern day marketing, creating communities, and providing audiences with engaging content.”

Vice Chair of Communications
Karina Utyuzh

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“Hello! My name is Karina Utyuzh, one of the Vice Chairmen of the Communications sector of the Undergraduate Women’s Network. I am excited to help other women grow and achieve their goals each & every day! Please do not hesitate to reach out to me at kutyuz2@uic.edu. Let us reach our fullest.”






Vice Chair of Communications
Stephanie Owens
Stephanie Owens
Hi everyone, my name is Stephanie Owens. I am currently a full time intern for WEC Energy Group- People’s Gas division. I have been a student at UIC since Fall of 2017, prior to UIC I was attending College of Dupage where I was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. I enjoy dogs, long walks on the beach, social media and pizza. I hope to make it to Forbes one day.”




Vice Chair of Membership
Johanna Robles


“Hi, my name is Johanna Robles. I am a sophomore at UIC, where I am finishing my first semester as a transfer student. I am working hard toward becoming a Certified Public Accountant and will be graduating with my bachelor’s degree in May 2020. I am currently an active member of the Accounting Club and the ALPFA chapter at UIC. From a very young age, I knew I wanted to go into the business area. I helped with my father’s global money wire transfer company and was fascinated with what it takes to operate a successful business.  In the future, I hope to help my father expand his business as well as help my local community with my financial knowledge. When I am not reading about Latin American news, I am volunteering at the Spanish Community Center and organizing events with my organization Next Generation Latinx.”


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