Category: News

Speak Up! Make Your Comments Known about Title IX Changes

Written by Kimmi Baston on January 16, 2019

The Department of Education issued a draft of proposed changes to the Title IX law on November 29, 2018. The Department of Education has provided a 60 day period for the public give feedback. As members of an organization rooted in female empowerment, we strongly encourage you to…Read More

From Girl to Mentor: SWSG Pittsburgh is a Lifelong Journey

Written by Kimmi Baston on January 16, 2019

From the time she was a small child, Elena Frye has searched tirelessly for ways to inject positivity into the world. She suffered at the words and actions of bullies throughout her school career, which only deepened her desire to counteract their negative influence. When she reached third grade at…Read More

Meet the Staff: Kelsey Waros, SWSG Pittsburgh Program Coordinator

Written by Kimmi Baston on December 19, 2018

One of the biggest challenges facing people who work in the nonprofit sector is time. There’s never enough of it – time to care for volunteers and those we serve, time to make programs even better than they were last year, time to balance work, service, and life.

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“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