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Strong Smart Bold Awards Gala

Strong Smart Bold Awards Gala

Step into the future at the Girls Inc. of Chicago 2023 Strong Smart Bold Awards Gala!

Experience an extraordinary night filled with empowerment, inspiration, and community on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the illustrious Museum of Science and Industry. Mix and mingle during our cocktail hour, commencing at 6 p.m., followed by an elegant dinner program at 7 p.m. 

As a special treat, guests will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the museum’s captivating exhibits, including Science Storms and the Great Train Story. Enjoy complimentary parking, and please don your best formal or semi-formal attire for this remarkable evening. Explore our sponsorship opportunities and secure your spot today by clicking below.


Museum of Science and Industry

5700 S. DuSable Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60637


October 5, 2023

Doors Open

Cocktail Hour: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Event Start Time

Dinner: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Our signature fundraising event, the Annual Strong Smart Bold Awards plays a critical role in supporting our work to ensure that Chicago girls have access to life-changing programming and exposure experiences that inspire them to be strong, smart, and bold.

For more information please, contact us at

Meet Our 2023 Strong Smart Bold Award Honorees

Chevy Humphrey

President & Chief Executive Officer
Museum of Science and Industry

Dr. Fisk Johnson

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
SC Johnson
Male Ally of the Year

Felecia Pryor

Senior Vice President &
Chief People Officer
John Deere

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