The Mission


The mission of She-EO®, LLC is to provide tools and training to help young ladies lead and succeed in life and in business. Because even though women are starting more businesses, they are not GROWING their businesses, they are not receiving INVESTMENT equal to their male-owned counterparts and they are not being invited to join boards or being PAID their fair share.  


Our vision is to Empower the CEO in EVERY GIRL. Our goal is to TELL HER while she is young that SHE CAN #beaSheEO, then... 


The Team


At SheEOTM Academy, a SheEO Coach is a very special person and a professional tasked with carrying out our vision of empowering the CEO in every GIRL as an instructor, a facilitator, a mentor and yes, even a real business COACH.

A SheEO Counselor is a responsible young person who has an interest in changing the world... one girl at a time. The counselor is an assistant working alongside an instructor at a program location.

SheEO Interns are high school juniors, seniors or a college student who is looking for a unique career experience in a social enterprise.

Learn more about joining Team SheEO!


The Girls & The Parents


A little Miss SheEO is motivated, creative, curious, kind, out-spoken, energetic, and

...A girl in charge!

The little Miss SheEO is probably already involved in enrichment, or she volunteers, or she reads, or is creative, and of course... may already have a product or service idea and may even be producing or selling it NOW.

The parent of a young SheEO is proactive, forward-thinking, resourceful and understands the value of investing in their young boss. 



Be knowledgeable,

be professional, 


and take CHARGE!


Take care of your business, so it will take care of you and your community.


Use what you learn to earn and build wealth.

Money is a resource,

so make it work for you.


Dream it. Plan it.

Do it. OWN IT!

Your ideas can

make a difference.


Everyone has a unique gift.

Share your gift with the world and the world just may pay you for it.

    DeShawn Robinson-Chew    

Photo credit: Dominic Blackwell Photography

The Founder & She-EO®


I realized early that I am an entrepreneur, but I did not learn that in school. Even though it was not spoke of in my community, I was surrounded by entrepreneurs - many of them in my own family. And it seemed that business ownership was important, but the entrepreneurs I knew did not talk about their work much and definitely not as a career option.


I knew I was different than most of the other children and in spite of that, I embraced it. I created products and sold them all throughout my school years. I studied business in college and even started a home-based business before graduating. I even studied under an entrepreneurial fellowship in graduate school. All of this fueled my interest in entrepreneurial pursuits. Even I knew business owners (and they knew me), I did not receive the mentoring or encouragement from them to pursue entrepreneurship. So I just could not connect the dots, but always felt that I wanted to build and grow something - businesses!  It was a part of me. I just could not see it as a viable career option and it appeared no one else could either. 

With all of my experience and education, it led me to become Director of the Women's Business Center of Northern Virginia. While there, I heard similar stories from the women who I trained and counseled. Stories of delayed dreams, lack of mentoring opportunitieslimited financial backing and missing family support. Then it hit me! I realized my calling and accepted the mission to introduce entrepreneurship to younger women - GIRLS - and help them see themselves confidently and believe in ENTREPRENEURSHIP as a viable CAREER option...

to tell all girls they too can BE a SheEO!



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Fairfax, VA  22030

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