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STEM Impact Initiative

YWCA’s STEM Impact Initiative is a “train the trainer” initiative that makes it possible to reach many more children with our acclaimed STEM curricula. We supply partner after-school providers with the instruction, materials, and resources that they need to deliver quality STEM programming. The curricula are interactive, and educational activities are uniquely structured to awaken children’s interest in STEM.

The STEM Impact Initiative supports elementary school students who come from high poverty, ethnic and racial minority, disabled, and female populations, all of which are significantly under-represented in the STEM educational and career fields.


Allegheny County is one of the counties that have moved to code “yellow” as of May 15th. Following Governor Wolf’s directive, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s operations remain largely remote. Our Early Child Development Center, with locations at our Homewood-Brushton Center and Propel Braddock Hills is now open. YWCA’s staff is working remotely to continue to provide important services to our community. Please check our website frequently for service updates and to sign up to be a friend of the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh.  For a list of local resources, please follow this link.

If you are in need of immediate assistance, please contact United Way’s PA 2-1-1 Southwest by texting your zip code to 898-211, visiting pa211sw.org or by dialing 2-1-1.

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