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YWCA CEO Janet Austin will be the next Lieutenant Governor of BC

A message from Janet: A message from Janet Austin, CEO from YWCA Metro Vancouver on Vimeo . A message from Geri Prior, YWCA Board Chair: After 15...

#YWCAInspiringWomen: How the Youth Advisory Council celebrated International Women's Day

International Women’s Day takes place every year on March 8 and it’s a time celebrate women's achievements. We have made large leaps towards gender...

Survivors of Violence Take Control of Their Careers

Overcoming trauma can be a long and complicated journey, but it’s not one you have to take on your own. Violence, abuse and bullying can impact a...

2018 Women of Distinction Awards | Announcing the Icon Award

The YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards is thrilled to announce the Right Honourable Kim Campbell as the recipient of the 2018 Icon...

Reflecting on #Cyberbullying: A Pink Shirt Day Event

Sticks and stones may break our bones but the Internet has changed the game entirely. With increased awareness around women’s issues, online...

5 Reasons Tourism Is a Great Career

How lucky are we to live in a province that attracts millions of tourists from around the globe each year? Tourism boosts our local economy and...

Workplaces of the Future: Concepts to Create a High Performance Culture

The YWCA Leadership series was established in 2010 to connect industry leaders with change-makers. Hosted by CEO Janet Austin, previous speakers have...

Family Literacy Day

Start an exciting chapter in your family’s life by taking part in Family Literacy Day on January 27. It doesn’t take much to improve the literacy...

How YWCA Youth Help the Community

Serving the community is an amazing way to help youth discover their leadership potential. In the YWCA Youth Education Programs , one of the ways...

The Fitness Effect: 5 Reasons to Join our Gym in January

January is usually the busiest month in the fitness industry…and for many good reasons. Here are our top 5 reasons to join! 1. Do we dare say – it’s...

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