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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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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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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95th WSC Annual Meeting Highlights

December 3, 2015

The 95th Annual Meeting of the World Service Council (WSC), held Nov. 12th at the Cosmopolitan Club in New York City, was rich in content and well attended. The program re-energized all of us in the work we do for women and children here and abroad. YWCA CEO Dara Richardson-Heron gave an impressive report with …..

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World Council 2015 envisions a better world for young women

October 22, 2015

More than 400 women from 73 countries gathered in Bangkok, Thailand for the 28th YWCA World Council Oct. 11-17. The YWCA USA delegation was 38 strong with CEO Dara Richardson-Heron and National Board Chair Marsha Henderson heading up the six voting delegates that included Paula Penebaker, Andrea Thaxton, Devan Drabik and Eileen Qui. World Service …..

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World YWCA Delegation to CSW Welcomed at Reception

March 12, 2015

  One hundred World YWCA delegates representing 43 countries to the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women were hosted at a welcome reception by YWCA USA and YWCA World Service Council during the evening of International Women’s Day, March 8. The event, which took place at the Affinia Shelburne Hotel where the World YWCA …..

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World YWCA Prepares for 28th World Council in Thailand

January 29, 2015

With the theme Bold and Transformative Leadership – Towards 2035, the World YWCA is busy planning for the 28th World Council that will be held at the Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao in Bangkok, Thailand Oct. 11-17, 2015. The convention centre is ideally located in the city centre with superb surroundings. Bangkok is as …..

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94th Annual Meeting – WSC Celebrates with Special Guests from China

November 3, 2014

“What a great way to celebrate our 94 years of service to YWCA women around the world!”  Such were some of the words from the 60 members and friends attending the Annual Meeting of the World Service Council in New York on October 23rd as they welcomed two special leaders from China, Jin Wei and …..

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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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