Becoming a Strong Woman through my Strong Girls

Posted by SWSG Mentor Mar 3, 2014 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Harvard University student, Rosa, shares with us the power of volunteering with Strong Women, Strong Girls through her personal Peaks & Valleys as a SWSG College Mentor. 

This is my third semester mentoring with Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG) and my second at the Red Oak site in Chinatown. I still remember…Read More

Connecting Women Across Generations

Posted by SWSG Mentor Jan 1, 2014 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG) is a collective organization. The girls, college students, Site Monitors, event volunteers, and Professional Mentors come together to make this well-oiled machine that produces the most amazing connections among people from all different backgrounds. And while all the connections made are meaningful, the one…Read More

Why New York City Needs Strong Women, Strong Girls

Posted by SWSG Blogging Corps Jun 6, 2013 , , , , , , , , , ,

Growing up in Massachusetts, I knew that I would move to New York City as soon as I could.  I came to the city often while growing up and was mesmerized by the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and Times Square.  When I moved here three years ago from…Read More

Giving Back: The Inspiring & Strong Women of Accra, Ghana

Posted by SWSG Blogging Corps Jun 6, 2013 , , , , , , , ,

As a young woman growing up in the United States, I have been blessed with the ability to pursue the educational and professional endeavors I desire. Despite this freedom, there remains significant work to be done in the United States to truly empower women, and even more work to do…Read More