The Frigid Bitch is a ladies-only event like no other!

The 5th Annual Frigid Bitch is a ladies-only alley cat that happens mid-February each year in cold and challenging conditions. Bike around Pittsburgh on Saturday, February 17 from 1 – 5 p.m. in the bitter weather with other women who share your love for biking. The cost is $5 to race, and all skills/fitness levels and bikes are welcome. Check out last year’s recap…

Grab your crew, or stay solo. Swag runs steep!
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook Page.

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Save the Date! Women and Transformational Leadership Symposium

Join The Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Program at Robert Morris University for their annual Women and Transformational Leadership Symposium on Thursday, January 11 from 5 – 7:00 p.m.

Details will be announced soon! Visit the WLMP page to follow the symposium as more details are announced.

Ready to Run™ Pittsburgh

JANUARY 27, 2018

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ready to Run: Campaign Training for Women

LOCATION

Chatham University – Shadyside Campus
Pittsburgh, PA

REGISTRATION FEE

Early-Bird Registration before January 5, 2018: $65
Registration on or after January 6, 2018: $75

REGISTER

**Ready to Run™ Registration Fees are fully refundable up to 48 hours before the program.

Women and Girls Foundation is Hiring!

The Women and Girls Foundation is looking for a passionate, versatile, and enthusiastic individual to join the team in the role of GirlGov Program Manager.

The Program Manager will perform a wide range of duties focused on empowering  high school girls (GirlGov). GirlGov was created by teen women for teen women, and is designed to provide local girls with the opportunity to learn, first hand, about civics, government, philanthropy, community involvement, women’s history, and leadership.

To learn more visit:  http://compassbusinesssolutionsinc.applytojob.com/apply/LKmD0IPl5N/Program-Manager

Wonder Woman Exclusive Screening with Women and Girls Foundation!

Tickets are $25 per person and include:  exclusive movie screening, Wonder Woman photobooth, and a copy of “World of Wakanda,” Yona Harvey and Roxanne Gay’s new comic book, for first 60 ticket buyers.
*Because despite the images portrayed in the media, not all wonder women are cisgender white heterosexual women.  In fact, most aren’t.

Seating is limited – purchase your tickets today! 

Join the Dress for Success Global #OpenDoorProject

Let’s make sure all women have the opportunity to succeed. Join the Dress for Succes #OpenDoorProject by using your shoe as a pledge to keep doors open to all women. For 20 years, Dress for Success has empowered women to achieve their full potential. Together, we can open every door for every woman.

Please support our movement so we can empower more women together.

SNAP A PIC.Show your support for the movement by posting a picture of your shoe holding a door open, or a picture of you propping a door open with your shoe. Pick a shoe/door that is meaningful and unique to you.

THANK A SPECIAL WOMAN.In the post, thank another woman (or women) who opened the door for you in your career, tag her, and invite her to create her own Open Door post.

SPREAD SUPPORT FOR THE MOVEMENT.Encourage and support other members of your network to continue to empower women everywhere by donating to Dress for Success at www.dfsopendoorproject.org.

TAG US.Make sure to include @dressforsuccess and #OpenDoorProject in your posts.

The 2017 Wage and Benefit Survey continues to make news!

Nonprofit Gender Wage Gap Closing,
But Significant Pay Disparity Still Exists

February 16, 2017

Female executives at nonprofits in southwestern Pennsylvania still don’t earn as much as their male peers, but the gap is getting smaller.

According to the 2017 Wage and Benefit Survey by the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University, women in senior leadership positions at the region’s nonprofits make 81 cents to the dollar of their male peers. In 2015, when the report was last released, women were earning 75 cents.  Read the full article!