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Representation & Black History Month

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Posted by Boston Team Feb, 2, 2017
Dorothy Vaughan - NASA Black History Month is an important time to reflect on the incredible ways in which Black Americans have contributed to the success of this country and world.  At Strong Women, Strong Girls we work to celebrate the accomplishments of black female role models for our girls all year long, but the...

Two Generations of Girl Alums Reconnect at a Simmons College Field Trip!

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Posted by Teresa Scalley Dec, 12, 2016 , , , , ,
From left to right: Amalia, 8th grader, and Tori, who graduated from Simmons College in 2015, pose together during a Simmons College SWSG Chapter field trip.   On December 3rd, SWSG Boston Program Manager Sarah Kacevich attended the Simmons College Chapter's field trip on campus. Our team invited Tori Glover-- a former SWSG girl around...

TIPS: How Do We Talk To Our Girls

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Posted by Sabrina Saunders Nov, 11, 2016 , , , , , , , , , , ,
So how do we talk to our girls? As you know, our girls are 9, 10 and 11 years old and for most, this is the first time they've been old enough to understand that a major election has taken place. For them, it's probably not abnormal that a woman would consider to run for...

We Will Always Rise

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Posted by Teresa Scalley Nov, 11, 2016 , , ,
We cannot be what we cannot see. With every election, there is always one candidate who doesn't win. And this year, in 2016, it happens to be Hillary Clinton who comes up short with electoral votes. Her supporters were not expecting her to lose to Donald Trump and we've seen that our nation is more...

Strong Leaders Network Goes to The Boston Globe!

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Posted by Teresa Scalley Oct, 10, 2016 , , , , , , , ,
  [caption id="attachment_12209" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The Boston Globe is moving from their historic landmark in June. Sign up for a free tour before it's too late![/caption]   [caption id="attachment_12210" align="alignright" width="500"] Boston mentors networking before the event with dinner provided by The Boston Globe.[/caption] On October 20th, we were proud to hold our first Strong...

SWSG Will Miss the Bright Smile of UMass Boston Mentor Rebeca Perea-Garayzar

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Posted by Teresa Scalley Oct, 10, 2016 , , ,
[caption id="attachment_12164" align="aligncenter" width="632"] Rebeca Perea-Garayzar jump roping with a mentee at Jump into Spring in 2014[/caption] Today we remember a member of our SWSG family Rebeca Perea-Garayzar, one of our UMass Boston Mentors and one of the strongest spirits in the UMass Boston community. Rebeca passed away yesterday from cancer and we here at...

Partner Spotlight- Playworks!

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Posted by Teresa Scalley Oct, 10, 2016 , , , , , , , ,
[caption id="attachment_12078" align="alignright" width="407"] Girls were having so much fun during the group games![/caption] Playworks' facilitated a modified version of their core Power of Play workshop at our Fall Conference!  It infused SWSG college mentors and Junior Mentors with hands-on skills to lead movement and play activities with SWSG girls and one another during programming...

SWSG Boston Receives Generous Donation!

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Posted by Teresa Scalley Oct, 10, 2016 , , , ,
Loomis Sayles & Company is an investment firm located in Boston, Massachusetts since 1926. The firm specializes in serving the investment needs of institutional and mutual fund clients nationally and globally.   [caption id="attachment_12065" align="aligncenter" width="551"] Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring Program Assistant to Strong Women, Strong Girls Fakisha Fabre sorts through over 700 notebooks,...

Boston’s Fall Conference Training

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Posted by Teresa Scalley Sep, 9, 2016 , , , , , , , , ,
[caption id="attachment_12072" align="alignleft" width="409"] Executive Director, Siiri Morley, reuniting with returning college mentor![/caption] This past Saturday, we were proud to hold our annual Fall Conference at UP Academy in Dorchester, MA. We couldn't have been more excited to connect and train our new and returning mentors! It’s always nice to have our mentors return from...

Four Inspiring African-American Women Honored at University of Pittsburgh

Posted by Laura Pollanen Jul, 7, 2017
At Strong Women, Strong Girls, we always strive to celebrate the accomplishments of women. Last week, five University of Pittsburgh alumni were honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the African American Alumni Council. Four of the five recipients are women: Elayne Arrington, Martha Richards Conley, Dame Vivian Hewitt, and Cecile Springer. Through their service...

Boston – A Mentor’s Take

Posted by Boston Team Jul, 7, 2017
  A Mentor's Take: Two Boston Mentors Share Their Stories SWSG Boston intern Zurich Deleon writes about her conversation with two of our mentor alumni. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300"] When asked if their experiences with SWSG played a role in a their personal lives, Jahnavi responded,” There are so many moments where I’m making a...

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