Claim Your Potential

Igniting a powerful movement of young women unleashing their full potential.

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Claim Your Potential

EIN: 92-2567168

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We empower female-identifying and nonbinary youth, aged 15-24, across the United States, to confidently navigate their personal and professional lives by providing tools, resources, and skill-building opportunities that enable them to achieve their full potential.

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Founder & Executive Director

Sofie Lindberg

Main address

700 12th St NW STE 700

Washington, DC 20005 USA

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Subject area info

Women's rights

Youth development

Women's services

Population served info

Adolescent girls

Young women

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.


Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

The Empowered Women's Network

The Empowered Women’s Network is a mentorship program dedicated to supporting and empowering women in their personal and professional lives. By joining the network, members gain access to a range of benefits that contribute to their growth and success.

Population(s) Served
Young women
Adolescent girls

Claim Your Potential’s National Youth Leadership Program's mission is to empower young women who want to become leaders. Through this program, we are dedicated to building skillsets necessary for leadership, providing professional and personal guidance, and encouraging collaboration and engagement to empower the community.

Population(s) Served
Young women

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time


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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Founder & Executive Director

Sofie Lindberg

Sofie Lindberg, a catalyst for change with American-Swedish roots, founder and Executive Director of Claim Your Potential. Shattering norms early on, she founded Claim Your Potential, a women’s empowerment organization, at the age of 17, marking her as one of the youngest leaders in the nonprofit sector. Beyond this milestone, Sofie’s dedication to empowerment resonates in her captivating podcasts, including hosting Claim Your Potential’s podcast, motivational speeches, and advocacy, making a lasting impression on the landscape of social impact. Her journey epitomizes a dedicated pursuit of meaningful global change, driven by unwavering passion and purpose.

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Board of directors
as of 11/18/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
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Board chair

Bailey McMurray

Illinois College of Emergency Physicians

Term: 2027 - 2023

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/16/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.


The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

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