Category: Our Blog

Meet Jocelyn Horner: SWSG Executive Director

Written by Kimmi Baston on February 14, 2018

jHWhen she was 11 years old, Jocelyn Horner and a friend petitioned the city of Pittsburgh to take down the “No Ice Skating” sign at the pond in her neighborhood. They walked door to door gathering signatures, went with their parents…Read More

“Inspirational and Life-Changing”: An Evening with Tarana Burke

Written by Kimmi Baston on February 13, 2018

By Monica Henderson, SWSG Freshman Mentor, University of Pittsburgh

Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo social media movement and longtime advocate for women, visited Pittsburgh on Feb. 6, 2018. More than 15 SWSG mentors and staff gathered to hear her speak at a public event. Below is mentor Monica Henderson’s account…Read More