Women in Nonprofits

Welcome to our newest addition to E-news where we feature advocacy news and events that focus on women’s issues both in our region’s nonprofit sector and beyond.  Additionally, you can see what is happening in our own community to assist and promote women by looking for events highlighted in pink and featuring the female symbol ♀ on our community happenings calendar.

Ready to Run Pennsylvania
Training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions

The Women’s Philanthropy Institute releases Women Give 2016
New research about how generation, gender, and marriage affect charitable giving

In times like these we need one another more than ever…
A letter from the Women and Girls Foundation

Just Films: One a month, from September 2016 through June 2017
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

Coro’s Women in Leadership XX Applications are now open!
Nomination deadline is October 4

No Limits for Women! Pittsburgh
Join the coalition to have Pittsburgh become a CEDAW City

Applications are NOW being accepted for GirlGov 2016!!!
The application deadline is 5:00pm on Friday, April 29, 2016.

Back-to-back events at the PA Center for Women in Politics

4th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest Presented by UPMC

Strong Girls And Wise Women: Sustaining Feminism For The Future

Girls Can Change the World! Be Inspired 2015
Saturday, December 5th at the New Hazlett Theater

Newly Elected Officials Course at the Local Government Academy
The first session begins on November 21

Women, Advocacy and Action
September 16 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Chatham University

Check out The Center for Women’s July – September Program Calendar
Financial education and Women helping women classes are available now!

Hollaback! Pittsburgh: Call for Stories
Hollaback! is creating a crowd-sourced initiative to end street harassment.

Support 74% through Indiegogo
This is a campaign of hearts, minds…and good data!

GirlGov Applications are due April 24
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity with the Women and Girls Foundation!

Men pay more in traveling shop for gender wage equality
Our friends at W&G are proud to be a part of this effort that is making national headlines.

National Women Build Week with Habitat for Humanity
Join the women build team from April 25 – May 10

Paula Maynes, a Champion of the 74%
We remember our dear friend and 74% advocate

The Women and Girls Foundation present “Crossroads for Women” on March 10.

iTWIXIE – Health Survey for Girls
In partnership with Women and Girls Foundation HPV vaccine initiative, iTwixie is working  to learn more about girls health and wellness knowledge and they need your help!

Women 2 Women: Growing Stronger Together
Learn how to better your life and discover what resources are available to women in our community

2nd Annual Girls Coalition Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest
Meet the winners and read their inspiring essays

Tami Dixon and crew stage dramatic readings of women in the nonprofit workforce
Tami Dixon is at it again. This time around, she’s not telling South Side Stories.

Women and Girls Foundation’s film hits DC and NYC
“Madame Presidenta: Why Not U.S.?” brings a powerful message everywhere it goes

“South-side Stories” Writer-Actress Tami Dixon Creating Show on Women in Nonprofits
The stories of the 74% are brought to life on stage on May 19

Women’s Center and Shelter Launches App to Help Save Lives
Read and share! This free app could be the key to saving somoene’s life