We Are Hiring!

We are currently seeking a qualified applicant for a Female Strong Program Manager to oversee all programing and volunteer needs including YEA! Chicago, Idea Camp, Business Blast, Book Clubs & any additional programs as we expand.   The ideal candidate will manage all aspects of our programs and is responsible for managing the delivery and…

YEA! Chicago

The YEA! Chicago program is about building the skills and confidence for girls to thrive in business and life. The Young Entrepreneurs Academy has developed a program that teaches students how to select, research, vet, develop, and market a business. From idea generation to pitching their businesses…

Business Blast 2021

YEA! GRADUATES, LET’S KEEP THE MOMENTUM GOING!!The Business Blast helps you workshop the biggest challenges you are facing in your business in a small group setting, guided by a startup mentor. We will cover topics ranging from messaging to marketing channels to financials and KPIs.  Each girl will also be paired with a mentor who…

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…

#WhyWednesday: Laurette Rondenet

#WhyWednesday: LAURETTE RONDENET We are thrilled to continue our #WhyWednesday series with Laurette Rondenet! #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 they do.…