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START LIFE,
AHEAD

teaching Black girls entrepreneurship and

empowerment through hair

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About Ahead Academy

As a social enterprise of Just Gettin' Started, we are a part of a mission to bring equity, access, and opportunities to young Black people in Chicago.

 

At Ahead Academy, young girls engage in interactive day camps and workshops, where they gain career skills, a professional network, and a set of tools to help them thrive in their chosen profession –all while learning what is required to run a successful hair business.

 Partners 

Want to bring Ahead Academy to your school or organization? We'd love to partner with you. Complete our Partnership Inquiry Form to learn more!

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Classes

Our interactive day camps and workshops teach girls ages 7-12 entrepreneurship and empowerment through hair.

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