Blog Posts from March, 2017

YWCA Young Women's National Leadership Summit brings together youth leaders

Last year, through my participation in YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Youth Advisory Committee , I was given the opportunity to join YWCA Canada’s Leadership...

2017 Women of Distinction Awards | Announcing the Icon Award

The YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards is thrilled to announce the addition of an exciting new initiative, the Icon Award. Selected...

Canada 150: Celebrating Young Women's Leadership in BC

In celebration of Canada's 150 th anniversary, YWCA Metro Vancouver is pleased to host the event, Canada 150: Celebrating Young Women's Leadership in...

15 Vancouver companies with women leadership

Protesting with your wallet isn't a new concept, but it is a powerful one. In 2017, the gender leadership gap still reigns supreme, with only 15% of...

Sexualization in media

The presence of sexually-objectified women and girls is widespread and as a society we are confronted daily with images of women’s bodies used to...

International Women's Day Article Round Up

2017 started with a march. With recent political disappoints in their minds, women and allies took to the streets in a historic protest that...

2017 Women of Distinction Nominees

We are pleased to announce the nominees for the 34th annual Women of Distinction Awards. Every year, the YWCA honours outstanding and inspirational...

International Women's Day Events

On the heels of the Women's March, the troubles to the south and the rise of populism, it's becoming rapidly clear that women's work matters more...