Category: Featured

Marynee Pontes: SWSG Girl turned SWSG Board Member

Written by Marikate Taylor on December 6, 2018

Do you remember when you first knew that you could go to college? Maybe your parents talked to you about it, or a counselor spoke about it at school. For me, it was at my first Strong Women, Strong Girls field trip to Harvard University that I realized I could…Read More

“We are Here:” A Pittsburgh Chapter Director’s Journey to the 2018 Grace Hopper Conference

Written by Kimmi Baston on October 17, 2018

by Anne Silbaugh, SWSG CMU Chapter Director

In September 2018, thanks to a prestigious internship, CMU Chapter Director Anne Silbaugh attended the 2018 Grace Hopper Conference. The GHC is, according to their website, the largest celebration of women technologists in the world. Held in Houstin, Texas, the conference featured dozens of outstanding…Read More

SWSG Boston selected by Eastern Bank for Targeted Grant To Advance Women

Written by Marikate Taylor on August 13, 2018

Grant From Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Supports Mentoring for Girls in Under-resourced Communities in Boston

Boston, MA August 13, 2018 – Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG), a multi-generational, girl-serving mentor organization in Boston, today announced it has received a $10,000 Targeted Grant from Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank….Read More

Featuring: Sterling & Strings, Pittsburgh Strong Awards Musical Guest

Written by Kimmi Baston on July 17, 2018

By: Taylor Breen

At the 2018 Strong Awards on Aug. 17, Strong Women, Strong Girls Pittsburgh is thrilled to present music by Sterling and Strings.

Founded in 2007, Sterling and Strings was created by musicians Susanna Reilly and Melissa Lessure. The two, along with their fellow group members, attended Carnegie Mellon University…Read More