YWCA News & Events

Critiquing Media with the Youth Advisory Council

Beyond scrolling through viral videos, memes and Snapchat stories, it’s important for everyone to engage critically with the media they’re exposed to...

YWCA AGM 2017: A Recap

“History may well be a series of stories we tell about the past, but the stories are not just any stories. They're not chosen by chance. “ – Thomas...

Announcing the 2017 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Recipients

YWCA Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the recipients of its 34th annual Women of Distinction Awards. More than 1,400 guests and volunteers...

Women of Distinction Awards – Live Auction Sneak Peek

Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honour individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements...

Grand Opening: YWCA Cause We Care House and VPL nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona branch

New building brings library branch and affordable housing to East Hastings. nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona branch and YWCA Cause We Care House Community...

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...

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...

5 tips to access your power

We know that women have to consistently fight to join the table when it comes to business, so we tapped three accomplished speakers to share their...

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...

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