2023 Gateway to Equity Award

On March 11, the American Association of University Women North Hills Pittsburgh Branch presented its 2023 Gateway to Equity Award to Kim Freithaler, North Hills Art Center executive director. According to the AAUW, she embodies the association’s commitment to achieving equity for women and girls by promoting healing through creativity for people of all agesContinue reading “2023 Gateway to Equity Award”

Sister Matilda Kelly Incentive Grant Winner

Members that attended the September 19, 2022 branch meeting were able to meet our 2022 Sister Matilda Grant Recipient Becca Contestabile. Becca is a La Roche University senior majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry. The grant was presented by Sylvia Lynn. Becca is a twin and her sister was there to watch her receiveContinue reading “Sister Matilda Kelly Incentive Grant Winner”

“Who Pays the Penalty? Wages, Gender, and Justice”

AAUW CEO Gloria L. Blackwell will participate in a panel discussion at Lehigh University on October 19, 2022, organized in partnership with AAUW’s United Nations youth representatives. The panel “Who Pays the Penalty? Wages, Gender, and Justice” will feature Gloria along with Rita Jones, Director of the Lehigh University Center for Gender Equity, and StephanieContinue reading ““Who Pays the Penalty? Wages, Gender, and Justice””

The 140th Anniversary Webinar Series: In Conversation with Dr. Keisha Blain

Dr. Keisha N. Blain, a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow and a Class of 2022 Carnegie Fellow, is an award-winning historian and writer with broad interests in 20th century United States, African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She completed a PhD in History from Princeton University in 2014 and is nowContinue reading “The 140th Anniversary Webinar Series: In Conversation with Dr. Keisha Blain”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE FESTIVAL

WHEN: Sunday, September 18, 2022, 2:00-4:00 p.m. WHERE: North Park, Point Grove, Lakeshore Drive (One Way Road) WHAT: 2022 National Theme: End Racism. Build Peace The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. The event is free and all are welcome. The North Hills observance is being sponsoredContinue reading INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE FESTIVAL

AAUW North Hills Pittsburgh Branch Fall Fund Raiser

Winter in Pittsburgh is often cold and grey so what better way to spend a day than to snuggle under a quilt of sunshine and flowers with a glass of wine and a great book. Raffles tickets are available and you could win a beautifulhandmade quilt. The winner will be drawn at our November 16,Continue reading “AAUW North Hills Pittsburgh Branch Fall Fund Raiser”

AAUW PA: Thursday, August 25, 7:00-8:00 p.m

AAUW Pennsylvania Members: This is the first in a series of informational programs on topics that are critical to understanding an issue of grave importance to women.  Thursday, August 25, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Eastern Our presenter is Sue J. Frietsche, senior staff attorney and founder and director of the Women’s Law Project, Western Pennsylvania. For more information, seeContinue reading “AAUW PA: Thursday, August 25, 7:00-8:00 p.m”

Upcoming June AAUW PA Events

June 2-4 – AAUW PA Convention  Saturday’s Keynote luncheon speaker is Julie Vogtman, Director of Job Quality & Senior Counsel for the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC). She has written extensively about women and the economy and the factors contributing to racial and gender pay disparities, including as a co-author of NWLC’s March 2022 report, Resilient But Not Recovered: After Two YearsContinue reading “Upcoming June AAUW PA Events”