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Celebrating Pittsburgh Women with Lyft for Women's History Month

With a special event to empower local women, Lyft has kicked off a month of free rides to selected Pittsburgh locations in honor of Women's History Month.


As a company, Lyft's core values are: be who you are; uplift others; and make it happen. That's why the Lyft-Pittsburgh team works every day to do something good for its drivers, passengers and the community with the goal of making our city an even greater place to live and get around.

This year for International Women's Day (March 8), the women of Lyft Pittsburgh kicked off Women's History Month locally by hosting a "Ladies of Lyft" Happy Hour and Workshop in honor of female Lyft drivers, passengers, and friends. Local women-owned businesses and women-focused organizations were the stars of the evening (check out the links below!).

Attendees had the opportunity to meet, mingle and learn from some amazing woman-focused nonprofit resources in our city, and discuss relevant issues in the female Pittsburgh community. They also took advantage of women-owned professional services such as resume coaching, headshots, and life coaching. The Farmer's Daughter Flowers was the venue, with catering by Everyday's a Sundae .

Some incredibly inspirational women from these nonprofit organizations had the chance to share more about what they do, and explain how other women can help:

The Stepping Stone

Pathways

Dress for Success Pittsburgh

Strong Women, Strong Girls

Open Door, Inc.

Critical Communities

Initiatives, the City of Pittsburgh, Mayor's Office

These dynamic women-owned businesses were on hand to offer services and expertise for the evening:

The Tiffany Huff Experience

EnvisionYou

Carrie Whetsell Photography

And throughout March, Lyft is providing free rides up to $10 to inspirational locations including museums and selected women-owned businesses. Pittsburgh riders can use the code: WHMPIT19.

Visit these locations with the Lyft ride code:

Heinz History Center 1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The Holocaust Center 826 Hazelwood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Sugar and Smoke 4428 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Modern Cafe 862 Western Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Brambler Boutique 3609 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

The Farmer's Daughter Flowers 431 E Ohio St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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