In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh is an oral history and multimedia project designed to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of an inspiring aspect of the region’s history and to highlight how progress was achieved through the hard work and determination of a diverse group of local grassroots activists.

In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh is an oral history and multimedia project designed to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of an inspiring aspect of the region’s history and to highlight how progress was achieved through the hard work and determination of a diverse group of local grassroots activists.

Sister Circle

Sister Circle

The Sister Circle is a group of individuals who make a commitment to help preserve the history of the women’s movement in Pittsburgh for future generations. Membership in the Sister Circle is a two-year leadership commitment. Membership begins with a minimum, tax-deductible contribution of $1,000 ($500 per year for two years). Checks from small family foundations will be accepted. Donors who make a tax-deductible gift receive the following benefits:

  • Invitation to two special events each year;
  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of the major multimedia exhibit featuring the comprehensive history of the women’s movement in Pittsburgh; and
  • Recognition in perpetuity as leadership donors to the In Sisterhood projects.

Any total gift at or above the minimum – exclusive of admission to special events and sponsorships – will be recognized in the Sister Circle. Recognition levels include:

  • $10,000 (minimum $5,000 per year)
  • $8,000 (minimum $4,000 per year)
  • $6,000 (minimum $3,000 per year)
  • $4,000 (minimum $2,000 per year)
  • $2,000 (minimum $1,000 per year)
  • $1,000 (minimum $500 per year)
  • ______ Other

To join the Sister Circle, please send a check (payable to the “YWCA” with “In Sisterhood” on the memo line) to In Sisterhood, 5001 Baum Boulevard, Suite 695, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Sister Circle Members

  • Mary Austin
  • Louanne Baily
  • Georgia Berner
  • Nancy Bernstein & Rocky Schoen
  • Dorothy Coll
  • Jamini Vincent Davies
  • Anna Doering
  • Elizabeth & Rene Duquesnoy
  • Eleanor Emmons
  • Feminist Majority Foundation
  • Barbara Fleischauer & Robert Bastress
  • Christine Hass & Daniel Kovalik
  • Barbara Hafer
  • JDM Foundation
  • Cheryl Kubelick
  • Elsa Limbach
  • Emily Lippert
  • Rachel Maines
  • Elizabeth Perkins
  • Diane Petronko
  • Nancy Reese
  • Ken Regal & Judy Ruszkowski
  • Leila Richards
  • Patricia Schroder
  • Cecile Springer
  • Betsy Teti
  • Sandra Williamson
  • Peg Yorkin
  • Paulette Balogh, in memory of Anne Pride
  • Evan and Holly Frazier Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation, in honor of Brenda Frazier
  • The MAC Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation
  • The Anne Pride Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation