New York YWCA Student Speaks at UN Women-ECOSOC Youth Forum

June 19, 2014

As the United Nations prepares to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Conference in 2015 and to push for enforcement of its Platform for Action, a major  Youth Forum was held at the UN by UN Women and ECOSOC where eight high school students spoke on critical issues that still need world action. Tiffany …..

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Fearless Future is YWCA USA’s annual meeting theme

June 16, 2014

Photo: World Service Council Chair Connie Tate, World Treasurer Carolyn Flowers, World Service Council Secretary Joelle Logue and YWCA USA Global Relations Chair Rachel Cheeks-Givan were among the 300 attendees at the YWCA USA Annual Meeting. Close to three hundred YWCA staff, volunteers and allies gathered at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. for …..

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YWCA World delegates to the UN – telling their stories

June 16, 2014

Young women from YWCAs around the world again met and led at the Commission on the Status of Women.  The YWCA World Service Council has given on-going financial support for young women’s leadership development programs, including the World YWCA internship program and advocacy programs such as this. Jill Sen, WSC member and World YWCA representative …..

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YWCA Canada holds 122nd Annual Meeting

June 15, 2014

(Photo: Nyaradazayi Gumbonvanda, World YWCA General Secretary, and YWCA Canada CEO, Paulette Senior, flank keynote speaker Kim Crosby) YWCA Canada holds 122nd Annual Meeting:  The YWCA Hamilton hosted an inspiring 122nd YWCA Canada Annual Meeting on June 6 & 7 with more than 150 Canadian CEOs and Presidents of local associations attending. Special guests were …..

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