Paula Dworek

Name: Paula Dworek
Title: Program Associate
Phone: 412.471.6488 ext. 3


Here’s what I can help you with:

  1. Answering questions and assisting with registration for GWP programs and webinars.
  2. Supporting GWP members in learning network program planning, including developing agendas and learning objectives.
  3. Connecting you to learning opportunities at GWP and other Philanthropy Serving Organizations in our network.
  4. Adding your organization’s programs to GWP’s Community Calendar


What’s the best part of your job?

The best part of my job is helping our members.  I love that my job allows me to learn from our members on how they are changing our region and making it a better place and feeling connected to what is happening in the community.  I also really enjoy learning alongside of our members during the programs.


When did you start work at GWP?

 February 26, 2018


Career background/education?

I have a BA in Technical Theater/Set Design from Point Park University. After graduating, I spent my time designing for local theater companies while also working as the production manager for an event florist.  I then moved into the non-profit world and for 14 years was an Event Coordinator at the RAND Corporation.


What do you love about where you live?

I love city living because I can access all of the great museums, restaurants and parks in a matter of minutes.


What do you do outside of work?

I love spending time with my family and friends.  I enjoy taking my kids to the library, the park and the museums. We are often found at the many pop-up artist markets around the city. I also love to cook and enjoy finding new fun recipes to try. I am a member and also volunteer with Meeting Professionals International and help with my son's school PTO.


Favorite brand or flavor of ice cream?

When my family vacations at the beach in Delaware, we go to Kohr’s Bros and get our fill of custard almost every day we are there!  I love orange & vanilla twist!