2009 News Recap

Project aims to create one regional ‘vision’
Thursday, May 21, 2009
by Ann Belser, Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Pittsburgh,PA,USA
…Heather Arnet, the executive director of the Women and Girls Foundation and a member of the project’s steering committee, said there are many common …

Equal Pay Day rally held in Mellon Square
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
by Ben Semmes, Pittsburgh Business Times/
Triangle Business Journal – Raleigh,NC,USA
… host of others, including Heather Arnet, executive direct or of the Women and Girls Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, which organized the rally. …

Citizens Rally For Equal Pay In Allegheny County
Tuesday, April 28, 2009, ThePittsburghChannel.com – Pittsburgh,PA,USA
Executive director of the foundation, Heather Arnet, said those numbers aren’t the most frustrating part of this problem. "What’s more frustrating is we’ve …

County to study wage disparities
Monday, April 27, 2009, By Karamagi Rujumba, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Heather Arnet, executive director of the Women & Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania, said she welcomed the county’s efforts to study and rectify …

Women gain board seats
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 by Joyce Gannon, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
…"It is a positive sign to see local companies that had one woman add another to their board in the past year," said Heather Arnet, executive director of the Women and Girls Foundation…

Commentary: Why diversity matters despite the recession
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 by Heather Arnet and M.J. Tocci
While the business case for developing corporate diversity strategies has been well documented, many companies find in the midst of a global recession that professional development, recruitment and retention programs are some of the first aspects of their budgets to be cut…

Activists laud new council on women and girls
Friday, March 13, 2009 by L.A. Johnson, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
…"It’s incredibly exciting," said Heather Arnet, executive director of the Women and Girls Foundation, adding that…

The Conversation with Bill Toland: Len Boselovic and Heather Arnet
March 12, 2009, Video
Bill Toland and Len Boselovic preview the Post-Gazette’s Top 50 Business section, which comes out on Tuesday, March 17, and talk with Heather Arnet about the local economy, workplace diversity and the banking sector.

Team 4: Allegheny County Pay Raises, Nepotism Policy: Part III
Spring 2009
WTAE-TV 4 Video news story, Heather Arnet talks about stopping the wage gap.