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SWSG Pittsburgh Announces First-Ever Scholarship Winners

Written by Kimmi Baston on February 19, 2019

Strong Women, Strong Girls Pittsburgh is proud to announce our first-ever SWSG Mentor Scholarship recipients! Each of our spring 2019 winners was chosen for her exceptional dedication to SWSG, academic excellence, and a commitment to mentorship and community.

Congratulations to:

Sandra Bazalar, University of Pittsburgh

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An Evening Out in Pittsburgh: SWSG Mentoring Pair Attends City Theatre

Written by Kimmi Baston on February 18, 2019

Submitted by Duquesne University College Mentor Magdalena DiFazio and her Strong Leader Mentor Patricia Keys

On the evening of Thursday, Feb. 7, as a professional woman and college mentor pair, we had the opportunity to attend the first ever SWSG Evening Out to have dinner together and view City Theatre’s showing…Read More

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