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…

Feminist Weekly Update: July 12, 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 was a busy one at WGF. On Thursday, we hosted a roundtable led…

Feminist Weekly Update: July 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: Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment galvanizes feminist activism: Since the Brazilian president’s impeachment, thousands of women across…

Feminist Weekly Update: June 28, 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: Supreme Court strikes down abortion restrictions in Texas: The Supreme Court has overturned a Texas…

Feminist Weekly Update: June 21, 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. Women and Girls Foundation Updates: Last week, 100 GirlGov girls from Southwest PA were in the State Capitol to shadow legislators, lobby for comprehensive sex ed legislation, learn…

100 Teen Women Travel to Harrisburg

100 high school students to shadow state legislators and stand up for comprehensive sex education as part of Women and Girls Foundation’s GirlGov Program.  Read the GirlGov 2016 Press Release for more details.

Feminist Weekly Update: June 7, 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. Women and Girls Foundation Updates: On Sunday, 100 GirlGov girls from Southwest PA will head to the State Capitol to shadow legislators, lobby for comprehensive sex ed legislation,…