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Chatham News: Dr. Britney Brinkman Receives a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellowship Grant – Sept 27, 2017

Press Release: CSSP Announces Recipients of the 2017 Accelerating Change Award Sept 26, 2017

North Hills Monthly MagazineGwen’s Girls Empowering At-risk Youth – July 31, 2017

New Pittsburgh Courier: Gwen’s Girls executive director Dr. Kathi Elliott joins Chatham Board of Trustees– July 25, 2017

Public Source: Pittsburgh’s black girls face lots of inequity barriers. Advocates want tangible change.– April 28, 2017

New Pittsburgh Courier: 2016 Women of Excellence list unveiled– November 11, 2016

Public Source: What it was like to become the first black female commander for the Pittsburgh police– October 20, 2016

90.5 WESA: Leaders Tackle Social Justice Policy for Young Black Girls at Inaugural Equity Summit – October 14, 2016

WPXI: Jonas Chaney Impact Interview – October 11, 2016

Pittsburgh Today Live: Gwen’s Girls Hosting Award Dinner & Equity Summit – October 10, 2016

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Gwen’s Girls’ summit at Pitt to focus on challenges girls face – October 7, 2016

Comcast Newsmakers: Gwen’s Girls – September 22, 2016

New Pittsburgh Courier: Gwen’s Girls still making girl magic – August 28, 2016

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Profile: Kathi Elliott has a strong sense of the mission that her mother had for Gwen’s Girls – May 5, 2016

New Pittsburgh Courier: Teen Dating Violence Awareness forum – March 11, 2016

New Pittsburgh Courier: ‘Dance for Life’…Etiquette training for girls –  February 17, 2016

CBS Pittsburgh Today Live: Gwen’s Girls Helping to Empower Young Women –  2016

Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show: Teaching young ladies what to look out for when it comes to dating –  2016

Comcast Newsmakers: Gwen’s Girls – January 20, 2016

NEXT Pittsburgh: Gwen’s Girls Introduces the World of STEM to At-Risk Teens – January 7, 2016

2015

ASSET STEM Education: Member Feature: Gwen’s Girls See Engineering Everywhere – December 8, 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Gwen’s Girls after-school program focuses on self-esteem, abstinence – December 4, 2015

Pittsburgh Courier: Gwen’s Girls presents annual signature event – November 18, 2015

Comcast Newsmakers: Host Tonia Caruso talks with Dr. Kathi Elliott, Executive Director – October 17, 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: #SEENintheCity: Social events around the Pittsburgh region – October 12, 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:  Dateline: Kathi Elliott was named executive director of Gwen’s Girls. – October 4, 2015

New Pittsburgh Courier: Daughter Takes Reins of Gwen’s Girls – September 24, 2015

TribLIVE: Newsmaker: Kathi Elliott – September 21, 2015

TribLIVE Business Gallery: Kathi Elliott was selected to serve as executive director of Gwen’s Girls. – September 20, 2015

The Northside Chronicle: Local non-profit names new Executive Director – September 17, 2015

TribLIVE:  Volunteers give new life to Clairton veteran’s memorial– July 24, 2015

NEXT pittsburgh: Why Networking Begins at 14: Gwen’s Girls Leads the Way – May 2, 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Leader of Gwen’s Girls finds meaning in her work – March 20, 2015

Northside Chronicle: Two Northside Organizations Receive Grants – March 19, 2015

Pittsburgh Urban Media: NEED Scholarship Established in Honor of Gwendolyn J. Elliott – March 13, 2015

Press Release: Gwen’s Girls Receives $23,00 grant from Duquesne Light – March 11, 2015

Pittsburgh Urban Media: Gwen’s Girls receives $40,000 grant from FISA Foundation – March 3, 2015

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:Sugar Daddy’ solution gains ground among female college students – January 12, 2015

2014

H Magazine: Girl Power – October 29, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: #LetsMakeaSEEN: Gwen’s Girls– July 7, 2014

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