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Volunteer of the Month: Chicago’s Lindsay Benitez

Written on July 30, 2014 at 5:32 pm, by

Lindsay is a human capital consultant at Baker Tilly and became a member through Baker Tilly’s group membership with Step Up in Chicago.  Lindsay is not only dedicated to Step Up through her membership, but she dove right in and took further leadership roles through the Connections Committee.  Since becoming a member of the Connections  Continue Reading »

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 »

Volunteer of the Month: Los Angeles’ Monica Cooper

Written on June 17, 2014 at 10:43 pm, by

Monica Cooper became a member last year while volunteering at Step Up Los Angeles’s 10th annual Inspiration Awards. She joined on the spot and has been highly involved ever since, participating in the connections committee, spreading the word to friends and colleagues at JPMorgan Chase Bank and mentoring at various events. Monica lights up the  Continue Reading »

Save the Date! Mark your calendar for Winter events!

Written on December 10, 2013 at 10:23 pm, by

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

Step by Step with: The Container Store’s Melissa Reiff

Written on November 13, 2013 at 6:03 pm, by

  This month we sat down with Step Up supporter, Melissa Reiff, president and chief operating officer of The Container Store, to hear her thoughts on mentorship.