Inspiring Women to Inspire Girls

Step Up believes all girls should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential.

What We Do



Nearly 50% of Step Up girls' peers will not complete high school and stand to lose nearly $1 million in
lifetime earnings.

Our Approach

Our Approach

We inspire professional women to inspire teen girls through after-school and mentorship programs.



For five straight years, 100% of seniors active in Step Up have graduated high school and been accepted to college.

The Step Up Files

Modeling School

why I left my job as an agent to become an agent of change (and how nothing’s changed at all)

Missing In Action

Step Up teen Seanna Viechweg shares her experience attending the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media global symposium in New York City.

Teen of the Month

meet New York's Nowrin

Ashley Prentice
Volunteer of the Month

meet Chicago's Ashley Prentice

René Nourse
Luminary Circle Member of the Month

meet Los Angeles's René Nourse