WGF EXCLUSIVE Screening of Ocean’s 8!

WGF is hosting an exclusive screening of Ocean’s 8! Grab some friends and kick off National Best Friend Day with a showing of this women led POWER film on June 7! Tickets are $30, and includes a ticket for an exclusive screening to Ocean’s 8, photo booth, and more suprises to come! Thursday, June 7th at…

PRESS RELEASE: Immigrant Leadership Cohort Will Provide Tools for Advocacy to Emerging Community Leaders

PITTSBURGH, PA — An Immigrant Leadership Cohort made possible through a partnership between Women and Girls Foundation (WGF), All for All, and Carlow University, will take place over the course of three evening sessions this month at Carlow University. The program aims to provide tools to support emerging, as well as established immigrant community leaders.…

GirlGovers on the Rise: Meet Moiya!

Moiya McTier has spent a lot of her life thinking like a scientist – she’s currently an Astronomy PhD student at Columbia, was the first person to study both Astronomy and Folklore & Mythology at Harvard, and says that her mom was grooming her to be a scientist from day one – and she wants…

ICYMI: Tattoo Fundraiser

This week we caught up with Sara Rivera to talk last year’s tattoo fundraiser, ways to get involved, and what inspired her to create a benefit fundraiser for WGF. What inspired you to create this benefit fundraiser? My colleague, Laura Hammel of Gypsy Tattoo, were discussing current political events. We were discussing our very real worries…

WGF CONGRATULATES ATHENA YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD FINALIST AND FORMER GIRLGOV PARTICIPANT

      This week we caught up with Kelly Nestman, Center Administrator and Program Coordinator for the Center for Women’s Health Research and Innovation (CWHRI). When we first met Kelly, she was a 15-year-old with a vision and a commitment to empowering women and girls. Her vision included a program for high school and…

Just Films Season 2 Schedule Announced!

  Pittsburgh, PA  – The Just Films series embarks on its second season of films. The Women and Girls Foundation, Chatham University’s Women’s Institute, and Women’s Law Project will join new partners and cosponsors Gwen’s Girls and YWCA Greater Pittsburgh to inspire, challenge, and move the Pittsburgh’s community into action. The films deal with gender through a variety of intersectional perspectives, such as the judicial system, rape culture, veterans, sports,…

Women and Girls Foundation Announces Launch of Multimillion-Dollar Femisphere Initiative

   With Femisphere, WGF will reimagine Pittsburgh as a place that puts women at the center of economic growth and poverty reduction efforts. Pittsburgh, PA (July 27, 2017) – Today, the Women and Girls Foundation (WGF) announced the launch of  new Femisphere initiative. With Femisphere, WGF will reimagine Pittsburgh as a place that puts women at the center of economic growth and poverty reduction efforts. Read the Femisphere…

We're Hiring! GirlGov Program Manager

We are looking for a passionate, versatile, and enthusiastic individual to join the team in the role of Program Manager. The Program Manager will perform a wide range of duties focused on empowering  high school girls (GirlGov). GirlGov was created by teen women for teen women, and is designed to provide local girls with the…

Join Us for the Highmark Walk

        What are doing Saturday, May 13th? Join the Women and Girls Foundation staff, family and friends at Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on Pittsburgh’s North Shore! Registration opens at 7:45 AM – the walk kicks off at 9 AM. This is a  family-friendly event for all to enjoy and is a…

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…