Blog Posts from 2018

National Volunteer Week 2018

Every year for National Volunteer Week , we share stories about our inspiring volunteers to recognize their dedication to helping YWCA Metro...

Member Success Profile: Susan

Susan first joined the YWCA Health + Fitness Centre 11 years ago on her journey to quit smoking. The membership was a reward to herself for making a...

YWCA CEO Janet Austin will be the next Lieutenant Governor of BC

A message from Janet: A message from Janet Austin, CEO from YWCA Metro Vancouver on Vimeo . A message from Geri Prior, YWCA Board Chair: After 15...

#YWCAInspiringWomen: How the Youth Advisory Council celebrated International Women's Day

International Women’s Day takes place every year on March 8 and it’s a time celebrate women's achievements. We have made large leaps towards gender...

Survivors of violence take control of their careers

Overcoming trauma can be a long and complicated journey, but it’s not one you have to take on your own. Violence, abuse and bullying can impact a...

2018 Women of Distinction Awards | Announcing the Icon Award

The YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards is thrilled to announce the Right Honourable Kim Campbell as the recipient of the 2018 Icon...

Reflecting on #Cyberbullying: A Pink Shirt Day Event

Sticks and stones may break our bones but the Internet has changed the game entirely. With increased awareness around women’s issues, online...

5 reasons tourism is a great career

How lucky are we to live in a province that attracts millions of tourists from around the globe each year? Tourism boosts our local economy and...

Workplaces of the Future: Concepts to Create a High Performance Culture

The YWCA Leadership series was established in 2010 to connect industry leaders with change-makers. Hosted by CEO Janet Austin, previous speakers have...

Family Literacy Day

Start an exciting chapter in your family’s life by taking part in Family Literacy Day on January 27. It doesn’t take much to improve the literacy...

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