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


Chatham University – Shadyside Campus
Pittsburgh, PA


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


**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:

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

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!

YWCA Call for Nominations!

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh | Call for Nominations!
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh has launched a Call for Nominations for their 35th Annual Tribute to Women Leadership Awards Luncheon. Do you know a women who embodies YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women? Nominate her today for a Tribute to Women Award. Nominations are due Wednesday, February 22.


WHEN: Thursday, May 30 from 12:00-1:30 PM
WHERE: Westin Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Click HERE to nominate a woman & find the most up-to-date information

YWCA Westmoreland County | Call for Nominations!

YWCA Westmoreland County invites you to participate in the 23rd Annual YWCA Sportswomen of the Year Awards nomination process and program. The YWCA has honored over 1,000 female athletes, recognizing their accomplishments in sports and fitness. The Awards ceremony gives awards, including Sports Girl of the Year, Sports Team of the Year, and more! Submit your nominations today. Nominations are due Friday, March 3. Winners will be announced Monday, March 13.


WHEN: Tuesday, April 11

To see nomination categories & to submit a nominations, click HERE