Our Vision

To create a safe, welcoming community where Pinays and their families thrive and enjoy balanced, fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

We are committed to improving the quality of life for Filipino immigrants and empowering Pinays by creating a robust support network and providing access to opportunities in four holistic focus areas.

This Program Has Four Focus Areas

Health and
Legal and
Community and
Professional and
Personal Development
Throughout the year, Elevate Her Pgh offers a variety of programs and events that target each focus area.
This is just a glimpse of what we do:

Workshops and Webinars

Join monthly in-person workshops and online webinars with professionals of various fields


Created in collaboration with CMU, Direktoryo is a resource directory with business and listings that cater to new and existing immigrants.

Welcome Dinners

Quarterly dinner for new immigrants at the Philippine Center, accompanied by a welcome basket and binder of resources, “Ating Tahanan”.

Community Events

Hosting celebrations of community milestones and creating opportunities to foster connections, friendship and support among Filipinas.

Upcoming Events

Flower Arrangement Workshop w/ AZ Home Details

July, Date/Time TBD:
Join Elevate Her Pgh to celebrate the grand opening of AZ Home Details’ new downtown storefront, owned by one of our very own volunteers, Jennie Reyes! Support a Filipino-owned small business and attend a workshop all about the art of flower arranging.

Elevate Her Pgh Pop-Up @ the Philippine Consular Outreach with FAAP

Saturday, July 20th:
Meet us at the Philippine Consular Outreach hosted by the Filipino American Association of Pittsburgh! Learn more about what we do, our upcoming events, and how to get involved.

Elevated Webinar: Unveiling Direktoryo.org and ElevateHerPgh.org

Wednesday, July 24th, 7-8pm:
Discover the power of Directoryo.org, our brand new online resource directory developed in collaboration with CMU. Directoryo.org is designed to be a comprehensive hub for our community, connecting you with local businesses, service providers, and a variety of essential resources. In this webinar, we’ll guide you through:
– Registering Your Business: Step-by-step instructions on how to list your business or service on Directoryo.org.
– Finding Resources: Tips and tricks on how to efficiently navigate the directory to find the resources you need.

Elevated Welcome Dinner

Saturday, September 28th, 6-8pm:
Elevate Her Pgh invites all Filipinos who are new to Pittsburgh to join us at Cafe Filipino for a FREE dinner! Meet other newcomers and connect with our Filipino community while enjoying sit down Filipino dining. RSVP in English or Tagalog by September 25th.

How To Get Involved

Sign up to volunteer with us

Find your true “superpower” and be a hero for someone

Participate and speak up

Let us know what you or your fellow Pinays need

Join our community of champions

Connect with our support network and get updates about our programs

Our Impact


Established in 2023, we have served over 3,300 people in the Greater Pittsburgh community and beyond.


Elevate Her Pgh has hosted 21 in-person events and workshops and organized 9 online webinars across 14 months of programming


With help from our sponsors, we have hired local Filipinos and businesses for our programming and distributed over $32,200 to our community members.

Our Sponsors