Celebrating our volunteers

Posted by Patricia Arty May 5, 2011 , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This past Spring, Strong Women, Strong Girls held its first annual Strong Awards, a ceremony that recognizes the accomplishments and dedication of its wonderful volunteers.  Each city held its own award ceremony. Award recipients were nominated by peers and other Strong Women, Strong Girls advocates.


Pittsburgh held its Strong…Read More

To be brave… lesson learned from SWSG

Posted by Alyssa Federoff Apr 4, 2011 , ,

On Monday, I was handing out and completing Post Surveys with the girls at my site when we came to the question “What have you learned from Strong Women, Strong Girls?” I waited, giving them optimal time to complete the question. Later, as I collected the survey, I accidentally glimpsed…Read More

Finding your Passionate Purpose

Posted by Rachel Spekman Mar 3, 2011 ,

The third event in the Mentor2Mentor professional development series for SWSG college women was the “Finding Your Passionate Purpose” Career Panel. Five panelists brought diverse backgrounds and career paths to share with the undergraduate women in attendance.
Author Betty Breuhaus spoke about her path from creating the Marblehead Kite Making Company Read More

Mentor2Mentor Program: Creating a full circle

Posted by Alyssa Federoff Jan 1, 2011 ,

Participating in the Mentor2Mentor (M2M) program was a last minute decision. Preoccupied with the madness of life, I had forgotten to complete my application and had plans overlapping the required meeting. However, after speaking with fellow mentors who had previously participated in the M2M program, I knew I had to…Read More