Kim Kardashian West, Lena Waithe to speak at Chicago Ideas Week

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Kim Kardashian West and Lena Waithe will join a host of inspiring speakers at Chicago Ideas Week this year. They are scheduled for talks at the Harris Theater in Chicago's Loop on Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, respectively.

Businesswoman and media mogul Kim Kardashian West will sit down with Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan to talk about building a brand out of personal identity. This talk is scheduled for 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Tickets for this event are currently available for Chicago Ideas members. Tickets for non-members go on sale Sept. 21, 2017. To find out more about this talk, click here.

Emmy Award-winning writer and actress Lena Waithe will speak on how women of color are not only finding equal footing in their industries, but also transforming them