Business Blast

ENTREPRENEUR GIRLS, REGISTER FOR BUSINESS BLAST TO 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…

CEO Roundtable: Women in Food

When? February 7th, 2023 5:00 PM CST Who? Open to all that support our mission, YEA! Students and their families Where? This is a virtual panel discussion. The Zoom link will be available after registration. What? Female Strong’s annual YEA! CEO Roundtable brings together high-profile women business founders and CEOs for an informal discussion about…

Golf With Us on August 29th!

Join us on August 29th for our Golf Outing! As the Greater River North Business Association’s 2022 charity partner, we are co-hosting a Golf Outing at the Ravinia Golf Club on August 29th. Reserve your tickets at the link below and follow the prompts to complete payment. Proceeds will go toward out 150k fundraising campaign…

Virtual YEA! Information & Meditation Session

Join us on September 7th for a virtual YEA! info and meditation session!   Join us for a free one hour Zoom session with YEA! Instructor Rachel Gitlevich and YEA! Investor Panel winners Rhea and Jolie of JAYA Meditation! You’ll learn more about our Young Entrepreneur’s Program for 6th grade-12th grade girls while also participating…

2022 Jean Shuman Scholarship Awardee

Congratulations to Ayra Mudessir, YEA! Chicago Class of 2019! After careful consideration, Ayra Mudessir has been selected as this year’s scholarship recipient! Ayra is a graduate of our 2019 YEA! Chicago cohort and will be studying Health Sciences at DePaul University this fall. She has been an active YEA! Student Ambassador since completing the program, interviewing prospective…

Female Strong Founder talks IDEA Camps on WGN

Program Coordinator Sarah Sleevi joins radio host Adam Studzinski to discuss IDEA Camp, YEA! Chicago, and girl empowerment on radio show 670 The Score Female Strong co-founder and Board President Emily Smith provides an overview of Female Strong’s mission and upcoming IDEA Camp program on WGN. Read more about Female Strong’s IDEA Camp for 8-12…