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. The Jean Shuman Memorial Scholarship was…

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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…

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IDEA Camp 2021

Being stuck at home during summer doesn’t have to be boring!At Idea Camp, you’ll meet girls just like you who are imaginative, smart, and creative. We’ll learn how you can come up with your own business idea and confidently share your skills with the world.SIGN UP FOR IDEA CAMP (Coming Soon)! Our 2020 virtual IDEA…

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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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