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National Volunteer Week 2017

YWCA programs rely heavily on the help of volunteers in the community. Across Metro Vancouver, our volunteers do it all: they are workshop...

Intersectionality | YWCA Metro Vancouver Blog

People are talking about feminism more than ever. The use of the tag #feminism increased by 20% in 2016 from 2015. #feminism isn't the only thing...

Supergirl donates super foods to single moms

Single Moms Have Some ‘ Super ’ Friends Vancouver is known as Hollywood North because of the large number of television and films that choose our...

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...

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:...

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