Strong Women, Strong Girls, a national mentoring program for pre-adolescent girls with an office in Pittsburgh, has named Sabrina Saunders as its local executive director.
Ms. Saunders, former director of education and youth development for the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, has worked in the government and nonprofit sectors for the past decade.
At the Urban League, she oversaw seven programs and advocacy projects, including two initiatives impacting the lives of more than 160 at-risk youth per year.
Before that, she was youth policy manager for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s office and helped establish the Graduate Pittsburgh Summit to combat the high school dropout rate.
She holds a master’s degree from Carlow University and a bachelor’s from Edinboro University.