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Chef Chat

Written on July 23, 2014 at 5:25 pm, by

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 Lee Ann Whippen from Chicago q and Toni Jones Dixon  Continue Reading »

Modeling School

Written on July 17, 2014 at 7:10 pm, by

CEO Jenni Luke In this monthly column, Step Up CEO Jenni Luke shares her take on mentorship through role modeling. Between the end of January and the end of June, I went on seven business trips and relocated across the country from Los Angeles to NYC. All positive things but I was tired and felt  Continue Reading »

Chef Chat

Written on July 17, 2014 at 5:43 pm, by

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 Honey Butter Fried Chicken and Sunday Dinner Club, Christine Cikowski  Continue Reading »

Luminary Circle Member of the Month: New York’s Marietta Daniel

Written on June 17, 2014 at 10:42 pm, by

A longtime advocate for women and progressive causes, it is no wonder Luminary member Marietta Daniel has made such an impact with the Step Up organization. Marietta joined Step Up last September and is an active presence at member events and serves as both a Young Luminary mentor and a member of the Teen Programs  Continue Reading »

Save the Date! We’re loving Step Up this month!

Written on February 4, 2014 at 11:23 pm, by

We’ve curated this special list of upcoming events. For a complete list of upcoming opportunities, visit our event calendars.