YWCA News & Events

Using a Critical Lens: 3 Media Literacy Tips for Youth

On November 18 the YWCA Youth Advisory Council hosted its sixth annual youth media literacy conference, YOU th : Deconstructing the World Around You...

We #BelieveHer, but We Need More Than Retweets to Change Culture

At the YWCA, we believe gender equality can only be achieved when women and men work together to create a more just and equal society for everyone...

Deb Bryant Named Incoming CEO of YWCA Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BC (September 5, 2018) — YWCA Metro Vancouver announced today the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Deb Bryant, CEO with the...

Who Inspires You? Nominations for the 36th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Open Soon

For 35 years, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards has recognized and honoured extraordinary women leaders, while raising much-needed funds for YWCA...

Celebrating a $4.25M Anonymous Donation

Communities are made stronger by those who care about improving the lives of others. The YWCA is honoured to announce a $4.25M contribution from an...

Tuning In: Examining Trends on Millennials, Masculinity and Gender

This year, our Annual General Meeting (AGM) explored millennial attitudes towards sexual harassment and gender equality. We welcomed award-winning...

The 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Recipients

YWCA Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the recipients of its 35th annual Women of Distinction Awards. More than 1,200 guests and volunteers...

10 Tips to Succeed in a Job Fair

A job fair is a unique opportunity for job seekers to meet face-to-face with employers and make a positive first impression. Whether you are between...

Celebrating Michelle Sing as HR Professional of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that our interim CEO, Michelle Sing, has been recognized as Certified Professionals in Human Recources’ (CPHR) 2018 HR...

Celebrating Janet Austin’s Installation as Lieutenant-Governor of BC

After 15 years serving as the CEO of YWCA Metro Vancouver, Janet Austin has been appointed to the distinguished role of Lieutenant Governor of...

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