The Young Professionals Program connects Chicago adults passionate about Female Strong’s mission through events and volunteer opportunities.
The Young Professionals Program acts as an arm of the Female Strong organization while offering young professionals in Chicago the ability to get involved in volunteer opportunities, grow their network, build leadership skills, and be part of a meaningful community. The Young Professionals Committee leads networking, social, and fundraising events to foster a community of togetherness and in service of programming for middle and high school girls.
To create better opportunities for middle and high school girls by providing access to tools, experiences, and resources needed to achieve their dreams and help close the gender gap.
Each year, we host a variety of professional development, networking, and social events with amazing sponsors. Together, the Young Professionals Program has championed the way in raising more than $60,000 has been raised for Female Strong to date! So much more to come in 2024!
We are proud to be partnering with Allsteel to host a Galentine’s Day themed happy hour at their Chicago Showroom. Join us on Thursday, February 15 for drinks, networking, and food as we continue to foster a community of Female Strong supporters across Chicago’s business community.
Other Ways to Get Involved
SPONSOR AND/OR HOST AN EVENT
In addition to our annual spring and fall programming, we are always looking for event hosts and sponsors who want to bring professionals together in support of Female Strong’s mission. If you’re interested in getting involved in this capacity, reach out to our our committee at email@example.com to chat about next steps.
VOLUNTEER WITH US
There are various opportunities to volunteer with us in 2024. If you’re interested in volunteering, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Business Plan Reviewers (February, VIRTUAL): Provide the 2024 YEA! class with feedback on their business plan ahead of the Investor Panel
- YEA! Investor Panel (February 7, IN PERSON): General on-site event support
- CEO Roundtable (March 20, IN PERSON): General on-site event support
- Female Strong Golf Outing (May 20, IN PERSON): General on-site event support
- Female Strong Camp Facilitators (Multiple Dates, Summer 2024, IN PERSON): Provide hands on support with middle & high school girls
- Youth Book Club Facilitators (Multiple Dates Throughout 2024, VIRTUAL): Facilitate book club meetings with middle & high school girls
BECOME A BUSINESS MENTOR, BUSINESS PLAN REVIEWER, OR GUEST SPEAKER
If you’re interested in becoming a mentor for a future YEA! class or a guest speaker, we’d love to have you. Reach out to Female Strong’s Program Manager at email@example.com!
STAY IN TOUCH
Become part of our community! Provide us with your contact information using this link so that we can add you to our email list to be notified of upcoming events and opportunities. Participate in our fun line-up of social, networking, and fundraising events and bring your friends, coworkers, and family. See below for upcoming events and a link to our full year calendar.
Meet the 2024 Committee
Young Professionals Committee Chair
Marketing Director at Redmond
A&D Business Development at Office Revolution
Strategic Accounts Manager at Leopardo Companies
Business Development Executive at Oval Room Group
Director of Marketing at Berger Schatz