University of Iowa CHAARG


Ambassador: Kenna Marquardt
Chapter Instagram Hashtag: #IowaCHAARG
Weekly Workout Day + Time: Wednesdays 7-8PM or 8-9PM
Small Group Day + Time: Based on your preference! More info to come when you join!
Founded: Spring 2016
Questions? Read the CHAARG Chapter FAQ here!


Meet the Ambassador


Hello beautiful people!

My name is Kenna Marquardt + I am a senior at the University of Iowa studying Speech + Hearing Sciences. I have been #inCHAARG since my first semester on campus [Fall 2017], was a Small Group Coordinator last year [2018-2019], + am so excited to be your Ambassador for my final year at Iowa. CHAARG has shaped my college experience + I truly couldn’t imagine a life without it. The amazing group of women that is CHAARG is such a supportive, positive, + determined girl gang ++ we would love for you to join us! I promise you, joining CHAARG will help you grow as a student, friend, + professional [three areas that are some of the most important during your college years]. We have so many great events planned for the upcoming school year, so I guarantee there is a place for you in Iowa CHAARG. I can’t wait to meet you : )

Meet the exec team

Ambassador: Kenna Marquardt | VP Membership: Sabrina Gonwa | VP Media: Alina Andino | Event Coordinators: Izzy Ramos + Brittany Hegstad| Treasurer: Emma Nicolaisen | Secretary: Shelley Cox

Here’s what #IOWACHAARG girls are saying…

Why did you join CHAARG?

I enjoy working out + staying fit, ++ as an incoming freshman, it can be intimidating to go to the gym. CHAARG gave me a community of girls to workout with who support me + also helped me build my confidence. I’ve met many great friends who share the same interests as me. // Jenna [jenna_konig_inchaarg]

Why should someone join CHAARG?

It’s such a supportive community for people of all abilities + fitness levels! Everyone is very kind + wanting to better themselves, ++ it’s so empowering to be surrounded by so much positivity. // Brittany [Bhegstad.chaarg]

What do you want to share about CHAARG?

I have been so lucky to always have CHAARG girls by my side throughout my time at Iowa as well as in life. // Marissa [marissaa_inchaarg]