WSC 98th Annual Meeting to focus on two major events

August 29, 2018

The 98th Annual Meeting, Luncheon and Seminar of the World Service Council will take place Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Colony Club in NYC. Members, their guests and friends of the WSC are cordially invited to attend. Headlining the event will be YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Castlllo who will be providing exciting information about the …..

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World YWCA and World Service Council Members at CSW 62

April 3, 2018

The 62 nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women that ended as of March 24th. As many will know, the Commission was created along with the UN in 1948 to be a helpful organization for women much as UNICEF has been for children, and it has been holding annual sessions at …..

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World Service Council Holds 97th Annual Meeting in NYC!

November 8, 2017

The YWCA World Service Council held its gala 97th Annual Meeting last week in New York City with all the major YWCA leaders and a large audience attending, along with member Abby Disney who was a featured speaker. Connie Tate presented a report on WSC’s very successful year during the morning business meeting at which …..

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World YWCA highlighted at YWCA USA Conference

June 21, 2017

Interim YWCA USA CEO Casey Harden made a point in her opening speech to the 400 conference attendees July 15 that YWCA USA has taken on the strategic goal of the World YWCA to actively engage women, 30 and under, in all aspects of the organization – from leadership down to grassroots. She announced the …..

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Two YWCA Stars of the UN CSW Session for Women: Sarah Arumugam and Modi Mbaraza

March 29, 2017

Sarah Arumugam: Snowy fields surrounded the UN buildings this past week in New York as the 61st annual Conference on the Status of Women known as CSW opened for two weeks with over 5000 women attending. New Yorkers were busy after the second day brought a heavy snowstorm that left all the streets piled with …..

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World YWCA General Secretary Harper Introduced at Reception

March 23, 2017

The YWCA World Service Council and YWCA USA hosted a reception on March 12 at the Yale Club to welcome the YWCA World Delegation (120 women from 50 countries) to the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) sessions. The venue was a perfect setting for networking and relaxing after a day of training …..

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Global Updates, Women’s World Banking & Status of Equal Rights highlighted the World Service Council Luncheon

November 17, 2016

The 96th Annual World Service Council (WSC) annual luncheon meeting this year, held just recently at the Colony Club in New York, was diverse in topics and rich with information. Led by Co-chairs Connie Tate and Deb Stock, the business meeting told of a successful year raising gifts for the World YWCA, totaling close to …..

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Election Aftermath: What Can We Do Now?

November 16, 2016

From Kay Phillips, YWCA Advocacy Committee, Pacific & Northwest Areas Continue doing what YWCAs have been doing for 158 years – Breaking racial, cultural, and gender barriers Bringing diverse people together and listening to each other’s stories (See below*) Working shoulder to shoulder through YWCA programs to build a more just society Respecting people’s individual differences and …..

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Exciting Start to CSW60!

March 31, 2016

The Commission on the Status of Women or CSW60: March 11 – 16, 2016 Submitted by Connie Tate, Co-Chair of WSC Youth Forum: The 60th session of CSW got off to a fine start this year with a new preliminary event called the Youth Forum that was held on March 11th and 12th and co-sponsored …..

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Reception Welcomes YWCA World Delegation

March 15, 2016

YWCA USA and World Service Council hosted a reception for the World YWCA delegation to the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women Sunday, March 13th at the Yale Club. It was a wonderful get-together highlighted by three young women (from Tanzania, USA, and Papua New Guinea) speaking about what challenges they faced in their …..

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