YEA! Student Information Session

Embrace your passion. Live your dream. Change the world. With the Young Entrepreneur’s Academy (YEA!), girls are building skills and confidence to thrive in business. During the YEA! program we will teach you how to build a business from idea generation, to creating your business plan, to pitching your idea to an Investor Panel with…

#WhyWednesday: Asra Muhammadi

#WhyWednesday: Asra Muhammadi We are thrilled to continue our #WhyWednesday series with Asra Muhammadi!   #WhyWednesday is a weekly feature of a leader that is involved in our organization. A “why” is the reason they decided to become involved with Female Strong, what female empowerment and leadership mean to them, or why they do what…

#WhyWednesday: Ashley Kegan

#WhyWednesday: Ashley Kegan We are delighted to continue our #WhyWednesday series with Ashley Kegan!   #WhyWednesday is a weekly feature of a leader that is involved in our organization. A “why” is the reason they decided to become involved with Female Strong, what female empowerment and leadership mean to them, or why they do what…

#WhyWednesday: Maxine Rosen

#WhyWednesday: Maxine Rosen We are thrilled to continue our #WhyWednesday series with Maxine “Max” Rosen!   #WhyWednesday is a weekly feature of a leader that is involved in our organization. A “why” is the reason they decided to become involved with Female Strong, what female empowerment and leadership mean to them, or why they do…

#WhyWednesday: Katie Helmlinger

#WhyWednesday: Katie Helmlinger We are delighted to continue our #WhyWednesday series with Katie Helmlinger!   #WhyWednesday is a weekly feature of a leader that is involved in our organization. A “why” is the reason they decided to become involved with Female Strong, what female empowerment and leadership mean to them, or why they do what…

#WhyWednesday: Elise Gelwicks

#WhyWednesday: Elise Gelwicks We are delighted to continue our #WhyWednesday series with Elise Gelwicks!   #WhyWednesday is a weekly feature of a leader that is involved in our organization. A “why” is the reason they decided to become involved with Female Strong, what female empowerment and leadership mean to them, or why they do what…

Female Strong on FOX32 Chicago

Female Strong co-founder, Emily Smith, and YEA! graduate, Aria Fifer, were featured on Fox 32 Chicago yesterday morning.   Fox 32 Chicago highlighted our Young Entrepreneur’s Academy 24-week program that allows young girls to build a business from start to finish. At the conclusion of the program, our girls participate in the Investor Panel -…

#WhyWednesday: Jen Tadin

#WhyWednesday: Jen Tadin We are excited to continue our #WhyWednesday series with new board member, Jen Tadin!   #WhyWednesday is a weekly feature of a leader that is involved in our organization. A “why” is the reason they decided to become involved with Female Strong, what female empowerment and leadership mean to them, or why…

Jean Shuman Scholarship

Female Strong/YEA! Chicago is so excited to announce the introduction of the Jean Shuman Scholarship!Are you a YEA! Chicago recipient who will embody YEA! values and the integrity, courage, and skills necessary to thrive in business and life? Apply now for a chance to earn a scholarship of $2,500. Congratulations to our 2021 Jean Shuman…