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Luminary Circle Member of the Month: Chicago’s Annette Winkelman

Annette Winkelman is a former board member and long-time Luminary Circle member who is inspired by Step Up’s work to inspire teen girls to fulfill their potential. In addition to investing her time as a mentor to our teens, inspiring them to pursue careers in STEM, Annette also engages her company, Deloitte, in hosting the  Continue Reading »

Volunteer of the Month: New York’s Anne Haack

Anne Haack has been a Step Up member since 2006, and each year, she seems to contribute even more than the year before. If there is a Step Up event, Anne will be there. Not only does she attend events for current members, but she has proved to be steadfast and committed to recruiting new  Continue Reading »

Teen of the Month: Los Angeles’ Susana

Susana is a senior at Environmental Science and Technology High School in Los Angeles. Weekly Step Up meetings are one of the highlights of her weeks, spending time with her Step Up sisters and having that positive space to be herself and discover her interests. This year, she plans to stick around once a week and  Continue Reading »

The Container Store Party I’ll Never Forget

Step Up social media intern Elnaz Janfaza shares her behind-the-scenes access to the private preview party of The Container Store’s newest location at Farmers Market! Don’t underestimate The Container Store’s ability to throw a good party. I have to say I didn’t know what to expect going to a party at The Container Store but  Continue Reading »

Chef Chat

Step Up’s Chef Chat, posted each week leading up to Shine & Dine, features discussions with Chicago’s top chefs who will be offering exclusive tastings at the August 7 culinary event benefiting Step Up’s programs that ignite girls to fulfill their potential. Today’s edition highlights Eric Mansavage from Farmhouse and Tim Davidson from Troquet River  Continue Reading »

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