Machers & Shakers
The community recognized Robbin Steif, founder of LunaMetrics, for her donation to CDS and Peyton Klein, a a student at Pittsburgh Allderdice HS, for her initiative Global Minds.
Robbin Steif, right, founder, CEO, and sole owner of Lunametrics, recently sold her company and has made a leadership gift to Community Day School in the amount of $100,000. Steif’s gift will leverage close to $100,000 in matching funds in recognition of more than $400,000 in new and increased donations to CDS this year.
Peyton Klein is one of eight Pennsylvania students recognized as a Distinguished Finalist for impressive community service activities by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Now in its 23rd year, Prudential Financial conducts the program in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Peyton, a student at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School, is the founder and director of Global Minds, an after-school intercultural inclusion program that now reaches 350 students at nine schools in the United States and Canada.
Peyton also volunteers and holds leadership positions with several community organizations, supporting efforts to promote volunteerism, serve area seniors and offer summer programming to young refugees.