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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...

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...

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...

Addressing cyberbullying with children

When it comes to pink shirts, kindness is one size fits all. It’s worn by hundreds of thousands of people across the world for one day in February:...

YWCA Appoints New Women of Distinction Awards Event Chair

The YWCA Metro Vancouver is extremely delighted to announce that Dana Montalbano will be joining the Women of Distinction Awards as Event Chair. Dana...

Dec 6th - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

“When they go low, we go high.” – Michelle Obama It has been 27 years since December 6 th , 1989. This day marks the anniversary of the murders of 14...

National Day of Remembrance and Action of Violence Against Women

On December 6, 1989, 14 female students at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal were killed in an act of gender-based violence. In 1991, the Parliament...

Grow your heart three sizes on #GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday! We’re all aware that the holidays are an exhausting time. Whether you’re a level 10 festive fiend like I am, or you dread...

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