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Carlie Donovan Wins Our Super Bowl #PartyWithaPurpose Contest!

Posted by Christy Pardew Feb, 2, 2018
 Congratulations to our Super Bowl #PartyWithaPurpose winner Carlie Donovan! Carlie and her husband, Connor, raised over $2,500 leading up to and during the Super Bowl. As the organizer of the team that raised the most money for Strong Women, Strong Girls, Carlie won a football signed by Patriots player Malcolm Butler, which her husband currently...

Meet Jocelyn Horner: SWSG Executive Director

Posted by Kimmi Baston Feb, 2, 2018
When she was 11 years old, Jocelyn Horner and a friend petitioned the city of Pittsburgh to take down the “No Ice Skating” sign at the pond in her neighborhood. They walked door to door gathering signatures, went with their parents to the Pittsburgh City-County Building, and delivered the petition to the Mayor’s Office. It...

“Inspirational and Life-Changing”: An Evening with Tarana Burke

Posted by Kimmi Baston Feb, 2, 2018
By Monica Henderson, SWSG Freshman Mentor, University of Pittsburgh Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo social media movement and longtime advocate for women, visited Pittsburgh on Feb. 6, 2018. More than 15 SWSG mentors and staff gathered to hear her speak at a public event. Below is mentor Monica Henderson's account of what she found...

Football Fan and Feminist: Shaunda Lewis on the Patriots, Family, Boston and Identity

Posted by Christy Pardew Feb, 2, 2018
[caption id="attachment_12718" align="alignright" width="300"] Did we mention how lucky SWSG Boston is to have Shaunda Lewis on our staff?[/caption] Football fan and feminist – those are not usually two identities that you hear paired together. They are however, two parts of my identity. As a Bostonian, native New Englander, and a strong woman dedicated to...

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