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WINNERS Announced: 2017 BE INSPIRED Essay Contest

WINNERS Announced in the 2017 BE INSPIRED Essay Contest, presented by UPMC The 5th Annual BE INSPIRED Essay Contest, presented by UPMC, provided regional youth with an opportunity to consider the legacy of female changemakers past and present. The Girls Coalition of SWPA is excited to announce nine winners from our 2017 Essay Contest. Representing over 7 different […]

Congratulations to Blossom & Flourish

Congratulations to one of our members, Blossom & Flourish, on receiving their 501(c)3 at the end of 2016. Not only do they have a new tag line, but they have a new website too! Blossom & Flourish: Growing Girls to Greatness specializes in providing leadership training and confidence building programs for middle school & high […]

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 […]