Illinois Council on Women and Girls – 2023 Illinois Girls Lead Application

The Illinois Council on Women and Girls, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton, invites girls in the state of Illinois in Grades 5-12 to apply for the Illinois Girls Lead Program. The Illinois Girls Lead Program offers participants the opportunity to shadow a woman in state government – including the Lt. Governor or a member of the Illinois General Assembly – in her Springfield office or in her respective district. Participants will observe leadership and public service in action and reflect on their experiences.

Learn more about the project and apply on Submittable. Applications are due May 31.

If you have questions or need more information about the Illinois Girls Lead program, please contact Leadership and Inclusion Subcommittee Co-Chair Nikita Richards at 872- 588-6130 or