In addition to teaching girls skills that build their confidence, we also strive to provide opportunities for them to propel forward. Below are partner organizations that are offering opportunities for our girls that are consistent with our mission. If you have any questions about these opportunities, please feel free to reach out to us at info@femalestrong.org.

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…

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YEA! Chicago Entrepreneur Girls

The Entrepreneurship Program for Girls is about building the skills and confidence for girls to thrive in business and life. This program teaches students how to select, research, vet, develop, and market a business. From idea generation to pitching their businesses…

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Apply for the Jean Shuman Scholarship

The 2024 Jean Shuman Scholarship is now open – apply today!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 college scholarship of $2,500! The 2023 Jean Shuman Scholarship is now closed. The…

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Past Opportunities

Winter Book Club

Encourage Confidence, Envision Change In a survey by Ypulse, results showed that between the ages of 8-18 girls’ confidence levels dropped by 30%. Now, more than ever tween and teen girls feel the pressure to be perfect. Together, we’ll take the fear out of failure, fill the confidence gap, and be proud of who you…

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Register for 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…

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Enter the Young Inventor Challenge!

WHO For young creators with a bright idea. WHAT Did you know that only 7% of Toy and Game Inventors are Women?  Female Strong Girls, let’s change that!! Sign up to participate in the Young Inventor Challenge for the potential to win a grand prize and get exposure to major companies! Calling all Female Strong…

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