Mentoring is Much More Than Playful Learning

Posted by Strong Women Strong Girls Dec 12, 2014 , , , , , , , , ,

Positive Youth Development is a comprehensive view that promotes  civic engagement among youth and prosocial values such as: self-determination, clear and positive identity and belief in the future. Strong Women, Strong Girls mentor embraces these PYD values, including, bonding and recognition for positive behavior to help our girls grow…Read More

Skills Curriculum

Posted by Lilli Schussler Aug 8, 2014 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This is the third installment in a six-post series about SWSG’s model and impact. In light of 10 years of strong work, this series shows the impact of SWSG’s model and connects it to current events and research about girls and women today.

President Obama has recently sent out Read More

Preparing Our Women for a Strong Semester

Posted by SWSG Blogging Corps Feb 2, 2014 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Every winter, when unexpected storms paralyze entire cities with only few inches of snow, Pittsburghers let out a laugh. If there is one thing that Pittsburghers are always prepared for—it’s the weather. I often say “nothing spreads faster than a weather rumor in Pittsburgh” because it’s inherently unpredictable. Yinzers…Read More