YWCA News & Events

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...

YWCA and the City of Vancouver breaks ground on Fire Hall No. 5 and YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace

City breaks ground on Fire Hall No. 5 and YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace, adding 31 units of affordable family housing to Vancouver. VANCOUVER, B.C. –...

Sexualization in the Media

It’s no surprise that sexualization is a huge issue in today’s modern, largely digital world. From billboards to commercials, even our food can’t...

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...

YWCA Week without Violence: 20 years of fighting violence against women

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of YWCA Week Without Violence in what has been a watershed year for the topic. The sexual assault cases of Jian...

Nominations are now open for the 2017 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards!

Do you know a woman whose outstanding achievements contribute to the well-being and future of Metro Vancouver? Do you know a business that supports...

Mentorship and financial literacy empower Crabtree Corner residents

The residents of YWCA Crabtree Corner Housing survive on incomes of $20,000 a year or less. Many of these women have experienced homelessness, but...

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