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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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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93rd Annual Meeting & Appeal

December 26, 2013

We are sending you a special annual appeal based on the inspiring 93rd Annual Meeting of our World Service Council.  We heard some exciting speeches about World YWCA work and YWCA USA changes from our leaders and guests, and only wish that all of our members could have been with us.   As you read the …..

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YWCA Young Women in Barbados, a Milestone Event , June 19-23, 2013

July 22, 2013

Conference attendees salute the World YWCA triangle. The long awaited North America/Caribbean Young Women’s Leadership Conference became a reality this June with 100 participants from 12 countries welcomed by YWCA Barbados. A steering committee of 22 led by Chair Kyla Stone of YWCA Lubbock, Texas,

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YWCA USA National Conference Showcases CEO and Future of YW!

June 20, 2013

“What Women Want” was the title of the YWCA National Conference held at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, D.C., from June 5 to 8, and it was an exciting meeting with close to 400 in attendance from forty-six states. Ten World Service Council members were among

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United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Report 2012

March 1, 2012

Highlights of the YWCA USA Young Women Delegates Report on UN CSW At the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which is dedicated to gender equality and the advancement of women and was held in New York City from February 27 to March 9th, this year’s focus was on Rural Women including

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