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 […]
Photo – 2016 Winners: Meriem Boukaabar (left), 3rd Place winner in the 7th-8th grade group, with her sister, Yamna Boukaabar (right), 1st Place winner in the 9th-12th grade group. Girls Coalition is proud to announce the 5th Annual BE INSPIRED Essay Contest, presented by UPMC. The BE INSPIRED Essay Contest provides regional youth with an […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s time for Girls on the Run spring 2017 programming. To get involved with these amazing programs, check out the GOTR website for a list of ALL host sites: http://gotrmagee.org. Registration is open until March 3.
Join Girls Write Pittsburgh this Saturday from 3:00-6:00 PM for a FREE sketch comedy workshop, featuring a live performance by Frankly Scarlett and a writing workshop led by Andrea Laurion. For event details, see the Facebook Event below for more information! Girls Write Pittsburgh is a fantastic Pittsburgh-based program that inspires girls 13 to 18 […]
Southwest PA Says No More | Take a Stand: Prevent Dating Violence, a Video Contest Southwest PA Says No More, a regional initiative focused on domestic and sexual violence prevention, is inviting high school and college students to lend their voices to dating violence prevention by taking part in a video contest. They hope this […]