Join us in making paid leave a reality in PA!

Join us in making paid family leave a reality in Pennsylvania!   You might need it because you need time to bond with your new baby. Or because your sister has cancer and no one to care for her. Or because your father had a stroke and needs help recovering. Only 12 percent of United…

Feminist Weekly Update: October 4, 2016

Feminist Update Your weekly update on all things feminism. Keep up to date on the election, the news, and what is going on in the world of women. WGF Facebook WGF Twitter GirlGov Twitter WGF Instagram GirlGov Instagram WGF Updates:  WGF wants to help PA #LeadOnLeave: Did you know that the Women and Girls Foundation and…

Feminist Weekly Update: September 20, 2016

Feminist Update Your weekly update on all things feminism. Keep up to date on the election, the news, and what is going on in the world of women. WGF Facebook WGF Twitter GirlGov Twitter WGF Instagram GirlGov Instagram WGF Updates:  Last week, the Women and Girls Foundation unveiled our new strategic plan for the next…

Feminist Weekly Update: September 13, 2016

Feminist Update Your weekly update on all things feminism. Keep up to date on the election, the news, and what is going on in the world of women. WGF Facebook WGF Twitter GirlGov Twitter WGF Instagram GirlGov Instagram WGF Updates:  Ten new social justice films, most screening for the first time in Pittsburgh, will be…

Feminist Weekly Update: September 6, 2016

Feminist Update Your weekly update on all things feminism. Keep up to date on the election, the news, and what is going on in the world of women. WGF Facebook WGF Twitter GirlGov Twitter WGF Instagram GirlGov Instagram In the News: Underground collective of Black women artists fights racism in healthcare: In July, over 100 black…

Feminist Weekly Update: August 30, 2016

Feminist Update Your weekly update on all things feminism. Keep up to date on the election, the news, and what is going on in the world of women. WGF Facebook WGF Twitter GirlGov Twitter WGF Instagram GirlGov Instagram In the News: U.S. women dominate in 2016 summer Olympics: Women athletes accounted for over half of the…

Intern-Views: Heaven Sensky

WGF: How did you get involved with the Women and Girls Foundation? HS: When I was 14, I joined the Women and Girls Foundation’s GirlGov program after spotting a flyer posted in my high school. I attended GirlGov in the summers of 2012 and in 2014. The program changed my life in that it showed me…

Intern-Views: Miciah Foster

WGF: How did you get involved with the Women and Girls Foundation? MF: It’s a love story really. In high school, my civics teacher pulled me aside, handed me an application, looked me straight in my eyes, and said ‘I think this is something that could be good for you.’ It was an application to…

Feminist Weekly Update: July 26, 2016

Feminist Update Your weekly update on all things feminism. Keep up to date on the election, the news, and what is going on in the world of women. WGF Facebook WGF Twitter GirlGov Twitter WGF Instagram GirlGov Instagram In the News: Chicas Rockeras camp teaches Southeast LA girls to be loud and proud: A punk rocker named…

Feminist Weekly Update: July 19, 2016

Feminist Update Your weekly update on all things feminism. Keep up to date on the election, the news, and what is going on in the world of women. WGF Facebook WGF Twitter GirlGov Twitter WGF Instagram GirlGov Instagram   In the News: First woman and first African-American approved as Librarian of Congress:  With overwhelming support…