WGF will award $100,000 in grants during 2012

Women and Girls Foundation announces $100,000 in grant funds available in 2012 to regional non-profits to increase jobs and protect women’s rights. Read the press release for details.

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100 teen women on their way to Harrisburg

100 High School Students to Shadow State Legislators in Harrisburg Tuesday as part of Women and Girls Foundation’s GirlGov program Read the GirlGov Media Alert for more details.  

WGF Announces “Women Greening Pittsburgh” honorees

The Women and Girls Foundation annual gala celebration honoring “Women Greening Pittsburgh” is to be held Saturday, November 19th at the August Wilson Center for African-American Culture. View the list of accomplished women who have been nominated for the Women Greening Pittsburgh award. Learn more about “Women Greening Pittsburgh”.

Ritchie Scaife Establishes "Battle for Equality" Challenge Campaign

Ritchie Scaife Establishes “Battle for Equality” Challenge Campaign to Increase Investments in Women and Girls (opens a pdf file)

2010 Press Releases

November 17, 2010, Landmark wage equity legislation defeated in Senate today (opens a pdf file) 10/5/2010, "Women and Girls Foundation’s GirlGov participants in Harrisburg today, will rally for passage of Demi Brae Bill" (opens a pdf file) 9/22/2010, "15 local "Women in Media" to be honored at Women and Girls Foundation Gala this November" September…

2008 Press Releases

August 14, 2008, MAYOR AND COUNCIL BUILD CONSENSUS ON FUNDING FOR GENDER/RACE PAY EQUITY STUDY (opens a pdf file) January 31, 2008, Female Business Leaders Join Forces on Foundation Board: WGF Announces 2008 Board of Directors (opens a pdf file)

2007 Press Releases

October 10, 2007, Primetime Misogyny 2007 Media Survey Findings Released (opens a pdf file) September 28, 2007, Female Athletes Given their Due in the City of Champions – Mary Lou Retton Joins WGF in Honoring Pittsburgh’s Women in Sports (opens a pdf file) April 17, 2007, Women and Girls Foundation Rallies Its Troops For Equal…

2006 Press Releases

August 26 , 2006 , "Girlcott" Girls Announce First-Ever Grants to Area Teens (opens a pdf file) July 20 , 2006 , Girls Win Award (opens a pdf file) May 2006 , WFN Media Advisory (opens a pdf file) May 19 , 2006 , Run, Baby, Win! Fewer Five O’clock Shadows on the Ballot this…

2005 Press Releases

December 5, 2005, A&F Considers Girlcott Girls Ideas for T-Shirts (opens a pdf file)