Peggy Chen

How Climate Change Impacts Women Disproportionately

There are many worthwhile moments to highlight in this past year’s global calls for climate action. Here in Canada, the House of Common declared a...

Make Your Vote Count for the 2019 Federal Elections

With less than a week until the 2019 Canadian federal election day , citizens and residents from coast to coast are buzzing about who our next Prime...

Gender Equality Week 2019 - Do Your Part in Making Sure #EveryoneBenefits

This week, we join the rest of Canada in celebrating Gender Equality Week! From September 23rd-27th, people from coast to coast will celebrate the...

How to Identify Signs of Bullying - 5 Tips for Parents

The beginning of September can be an exciting and stressful time for both parents and children. Going back-to-school brings a whirlwind of emotions;...

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...

Meet the YWCA Youth Advisory Committee!

Once a month for the past year, members of the Strong Girls, Strong World Youth Advisory Committee have gathered to discuss critical issues in the...

Strong Girls, Strong World summit unites young leaders

Young women from YWCA's and YMCA's in 10 cities across Canada gathered over a warm September weekend at YMCA Geneva Park in Ontario for the national...

Top 5 reasons to volunteer in the new school year

The hustle and bustle of the new school year is beginning, meaning orientations and new classes are underway for students. For many, the new school...

YWCA Canada at the UN's 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women

In March, I attended the 60th session of the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York City with YWCA Canada . CSW is an...

Pink Shirt Day event: Cyberbullying and how we can help stop it

We live in a world more connected than ever, with internet access wherever we go. Social networking sites like Snapchat, Instagram, and Ask.fm...

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