Blog: Events

Celebrating the Clubhouse: Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week 2017
23 November 2017

On Tuesday 22 November, we launched our third YWCA Canberra Clubhouse Impact Report at a celebratory event, with generous grant funding from Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week. The launch provided us with the perfect opportunity to bring our partners together to say thank you and acknowledge the amazing outcomes that we have achieved together. We […]

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2017 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Nip Wijewickrema
22 November 2017

The inaugural She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 28 November 2017. In this interview, we talk to Nip Wijewickrema, a keynote at the upcoming […]

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2017 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Julia Faragher
20 November 2017

The inaugural She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 28 November 2017. In this interview, we talk to Julia Faragher, one of our speed […]

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2017 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Moira Cully
17 November 2017

The inaugural She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 28 November 2017. In this interview, we talk to Moira Cully, one of our speed […]

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2017 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Sophie Hope
14 November 2017

The inaugural She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 28 November 2017. In this interview, we talk to Sophie Hope, one of our speed […]

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Negotiating, communicating, and gaining back your power with Vanessa Vanderhoek
7 November 2017

On Tuesday 31 October, we hosted 16 Canberra women for a She Leads Workshop on Negotiation Skills, facilitated by professional mentor and coach, Vanessa Vanderhoek. The workshop helped attendees to identify some of the common mistakes that are made during a negotiation, and taught a number of specialist skills to complement their existing personalities and […]

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5 quick questions with Jane Alver
7 November 2017

The She Leads In-Conversation Series provides 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, networking, and canapes. Our November In-Conversation event will be with Virginia Haussegger AM and Jane Alver, discussing gender equality and equity as it relates to […]

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Building the case for change
7 November 2017

YWCA Canberra recently partnered with the Office for Women to deliver an inaugural Gender Equality Forum. Stemming from the mutual objective of reinvigorating efforts to progress gender equality, the event drew together leaders from ACT Government Directorates, the for purpose sector, and the private sector to make the case for change. The forum kicked off […]

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2017 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Sam Launt
7 November 2017

The inaugural She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 28 November 2017. In this interview, we talk to Sam Launt, one of our speed […]

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“I feel so comfortable to be myself” and other highlights from the second LGBTQIA+ Allies Prom
3 November 2017

Friday 13 October saw over 150 young people, along with volunteers and YWCA Canberra staff come together to enjoy the second annual LGBTQIA+ Allies Prom.  Jack-o-lanterns, a spooky lolly bar filled with sugar eyes and jelly spiders, bats and creepy crawlies filled the Ainslie Arts Centre, where the event was held. All sponsored tickets were sold […]

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