Blog: Events

The continuing fight for equal rights with Dr Anne Summers AO at the May She Leads In-Conversation event
12 May 2017

Our She Leads In-Conversation events provide Canberrans with the opportunity to hear from women leaders from different backgrounds and industries, in a conversational format, followed by a live Q&A session, book signing, and networking. On Wednesday 10 May, we featured Dr Anne Summers AO In-Conversation with Dr Skye Saunders, discussing the barriers women continue to face […]

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2017 She Leads Conference – 5 Quick Questions with Tracey Spicer
11 May 2017

The 2017 She Leads Conference will be held on Thursday 1 June at QT Canberra, with the She Leads Cocktail and Networking function to be held the night before, on May 31. Tickets and program details are now available at 2017.sheleads.org.au. Open to all, the She Leads Conference brings women from a range of sectors, at all stages of their […]

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2017 She Leads Conference – 5 Quick Questions with Drisana Levitzke-Gray
4 May 2017

The 2017 She Leads Conference will be held on Thursday 1 June at QT Canberra, with the She Leads Cocktail and Networking function to be held the night before, on May 31. Tickets and program details are now available at 2017.sheleads.org.au. Open to all, the She Leads Conference brings women from a range of sectors, at all stages of their […]

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Partnerships that make a difference – Capital Chemist
3 May 2017

At YWCA Canberra, we are fortunate to have built strong partnerships with organisations that support gender equality and women’s leadership. Capital Chemist are a partner for the She Leads Conference 2017. We had a chat to Stacey Fuller, Managing Partner of Capital Chemist Southlands, about her leadership journey through Capital Chemist, the opportunities it has afforded her, […]

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What is CSW and four reasons why it matters
3 May 2017

What is the Commission on the Status of Women? The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the chief policy making body on women’s rights and gender equality at the United Nations. CSW operates as a functional commission of the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), meaning CSW is charged with promoting and monitoring […]

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Opportunity, inspiration and community collaboration at the Great Ydeas Innovation Breakfast
2 May 2017

On Thursday 27 April, we were thrilled to welcome more than 170 partners, members and friends to QT Canberra for our Great Ydeas Innovation Breakfast (formerly known as the Round the World Breakfast), in recognition of World YWCA Day. World YWCA Day is celebrated in 120 countries, and provides a wonderful opportunity for us to celebrate […]

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5 quick questions with Dr Anne Summers AO
11 April 2017

The She Leads In-Conversation Series will provide Canberrans with the opportunity to hear from women leaders from different backgrounds and industries in a conversational format, followed by a live Q&A session, and networking. Our May in-conversation event will be with Dr Anne Summers AO, a leading Australian feminist, writer and thinker. Describe your leadership journey […]

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Inspiration, motivation and empowerment at the third She Leads College Conference
23 March 2017

Now in its third year, the She Leads College Conference continues to provide a safe space for students in years 11 and 12 to be inspired by young women leaders, and gain the confidence and practical skills to kick-start their leadership journeys. On Tuesday 21 March, more than 80 young women came together at the […]

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She Leads College Conference – 5 Quick Questions with Alexandra Schumann-Gillett
17 March 2017

The She Leads College Conference, taking place on Tuesday 21 March, is a one-day event for girls in years 11 and 12, equipping participants with the practical skills and knowledge they need to become confident leaders. This year, we have an amazing line-up of inspiring young women who will share their leadership journeys with participants. We’ll be […]

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She Leads College Conference – 5 Quick Questions with Madalein Tier
16 March 2017

The She Leads College Conference, taking place on Tuesday 21 March, is a one-day event for girls in years 11 and 12, equipping participants with the practical skills and knowledge they need to become confident leaders. This year, we have an amazing line-up of inspiring young women who will share their leadership journeys with participants. We’ll be […]

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