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…

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. The Jean Shuman Memorial Scholarship was…

Business Blast 2021

Get ready to Blast off your Business!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…

Book Group #5 : TBA March 2021

We are currently gearing up for our next virtual book group and we are SO excited!SIGN UP FOR BOOK GROUP! OUR SUMMER 2020 BOOK CLUBS WERE A HUGE SUCCESS! WE ARE EXCITED TO SHARE THE DATES OF OUR SUMMER 2021 BOOK CLUBS. REGISTER NOW TO STAY INFORMED. FEMALE STRONG IS ALL ABOUT BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN…

Book Group #4 : TBA March 2021

We are currently gearing up for our next virtual book group and we are SO excited!SIGN UP FOR BOOK GROUP! OUR SUMMER 2020 BOOK CLUBS WERE A HUGE SUCCESS! WE ARE EXCITED TO SHARE THE DATES OF OUR SUMMER 2021 BOOK CLUBS. REGISTER NOW TO STAY INFORMED. FEMALE STRONG IS ALL ABOUT BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN…

You Cannot Stop Our YEA! Girls

A few months ago, we advertised a contest opportunity from Baby Paper: https://femalestrong.org/opportunity/design-competition-for-baby-paper-sensory-toy/   After many weeks of deliberation, Baby Paper is proud to announce that Daijah Pierce’s (a YEA! Girl) optical illusion design will be a design put into production! As the winner, Daijah will be receiving a $50 design fee and a portion…

Female Strong CEO Jodie LaVoie Shares Her Story with #FlipYourScript Host Kristi Piehl

My community and the Arrowstream family came through for my daughters and me in the most beautiful way when Steve passed. Their support, paired with my determination, gave me the strength to evolve my career into the CEO of @WeAreFemaleStrong! I recently shared my story with #FlipYourScript host Kristi Piehl. Listen below! #girlsempowerment #femalestrong https://www.flipyourscriptpodcast.com/episodes/ep24-jody-lavoie-from-tragic-workplace-violence-to-empowered-ceo