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PROGRESS at CMU: Speak UP! Empowering Girls + Women

PROGRESS at Carnegie Mellon University is hosting Speak UP! Empowering Girls + Women this Spring. The event is an interactive negotiation workshop for girls ages 7-13 in the Pittsburgh Area. Girls will learn negotiation strategies and build confidence with a group of their peers. Registration is open from Monday, February 20 – Thursday, March 23. […]

Equity for Girls: Gwen’s Girls Continuing the Work from the 2016 Summit

In October 2016, Gwen’s Girls convened its inaugural Equity Summit, to discuss issues of equity affecting black girls based on data from FISA Foundation and Heinz Endowment’s report, Inequities Affecting Black Girls in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Since then, over 50 community partners have convened summit follow-up meetings for those interested in taking action in four areas of focus:  health & wellness juvenile justice child welfare education. Below is our most recent Education workgroup convening at Gwen’s Girls!   Contact Meagan Roppo at with interest in joining the workgroup.