Women

Welcome!  This community is space for women students to access Career Center services and University support. You will find job search resources, ways to connect with on-campus groups, and strategies for identifying employers who respect and affirm people of all identities and orientation.  These resources compliment the information provided in the Career Communities, where you will find resources for specific industries and areas of study.

To discuss or share additional resources for this affinity group, please contact Carol Balk at carol.balk@pitt.edu.

Women in Politics: Inspiring Change and Shaping the Future

HAPPY WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH!!!

Women’s participation in politics is essential for achieving gender equality, promoting inclusive governance, and shaping the future of societies worldwide. In this article, we will explore the significant contributions of women in politics, the barriers they …

By Raquel Montalvo Perez
Raquel Montalvo Perez
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‘Myths’ About Women In The Workplace Are Hard To Bust, Study Shows

There’s little question that progress has been made towards gender equity in the workplace-especially within senior leadership. But those gains are fragile and are offset by lagging equity gaps in the ranks of middle management. There’s much work left to …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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The history of women’s work and wages and how it has created success for us all

By: Janet Yellen

As we celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, we should also celebrate the major strides women have made in the labor market. Their entry into paid work has been a …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Mastering Personal Finance: Financial Tips and Insights for Women Graduating College

Graduating from college is an exciting milestone, but it also brings new financial responsibilities and challenges. As women enter the workforce and begin their professional journeys, it is crucial to develop a strong foundation in personal finance. In this article, …

By Raquel Montalvo Perez
Raquel Montalvo Perez
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FIVE WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY IN US POLITICS

Throughout US history, women have been historically underrepresented in all aspects of politics. While we look to close the gender gap in politics, it is important to remember the accomplishments of the women who came before us and did their …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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  • 412-383-4473
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