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SWSG Blog

Woman Who Leads, Pittsburgh: Lynne Popash

Posted by Kimmi Baston Feb, 2, 2018
At the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, based in Pittsburgh, an affinity group called the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) works to connect and support women in the Pittsburgh region. What started as a five-member group is now 2,000 members strong, the third-largest WLC in the country, in spite of the fact that Pittsburgh is the...

Community Partners: Strong Women, Strong Girls

Posted by Christy Pardew Feb, 2, 2018
We're reprinting this post written by Alyssa Haywoode at City Connects with their permission. Read it on the City Connects website. City Connects works with community partners to provide a wide array of services. Often this means helping students get necessities such as dental care or beds. But sometimes our community partners also provide inspiring...

Carlie Donovan Wins Our Super Bowl #PartyWithaPurpose Contest!

Posted by Christy Pardew Feb, 2, 2018
 Congratulations to our Super Bowl #PartyWithaPurpose winner Carlie Donovan! Carlie and her husband, Connor, raised over $2,500 leading up to and during the Super Bowl. As the organizer of the team that raised the most money for Strong Women, Strong Girls, Carlie won a football signed by Patriots player Malcolm Butler, which her husband currently...

Meet Jocelyn Horner: SWSG Executive Director

Posted by Kimmi Baston Feb, 2, 2018
When 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 to the Pittsburgh City-County Building, and delivered the petition to the Mayor’s Office. It...

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