The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh announced that Monique McIntosh has joined the organization as the new vice president of Programs and Services. McIntosh is a former senior director of Programs/director of YWCA Homewood-Brushton Center and managed programs in Housing, Early Childhood and Youth Development, Teens, Women’s Resource Centers, and Health Equity.

“Monique is a results-driven administrator with a comprehensive background in program development and evaluation, outcomes management, budgeting and human resource development. She is a highly experienced professional and a valuable new asset to our organization,” said Esther Bush, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, in a press release.

Monique McIntosh said, “My interest in nonprofit organizations has been driven by my desire to empower people with education and skill development, to lead them into the economic and social mainstream. I am honored to have been selected to join the leadership team of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh with their mission of enabling African Americans to achieve economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.”

McIntosh served the YWCA in various job titles since 2007, she has a Master of Education degree from the Department of Early, Middle and Special Education from California University of Pennsylvania; a Bachelor of Arts-Communication degree from the University of Pittsburgh; and also earned a Multimedia Technology Graduate Certificate from the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology at the California University of Pennsylvania. McIntosh is an Advisory Council Member of the Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Academy Fire Project.

The Pittsburgh Urban League serves more than 20,000 individuals in education, health advocacy, housing, early childhood and youth development, hunger services, employment, career training, counseling, and economic empowerment.


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