We offer hands-on programs, mentorship, and experiences that build confidence in middle and high school girls, propelling them to become future leaders.

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…

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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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IDEA Camp 2021

WHAT IS YOUR PASSION?At IDEA Camp, you’ll meet girls just like you who are imaginative, smart, and creative.SIGN UP FOR IDEA CAMP Create the Spark! Feed the Spark! Turn your Passion into Action and Share it with the World!  Our 2020 virtual IDEA Camp was a great success! This year, we will focus on discovering…

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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…

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