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Leadership with Tarla Lambert
27 June 2019

Are you ready to Thrive? Our She Leads Conference delivers a fresh and innovative approach to women’s leadership development. It gives aspiring, developing and established women, female-identifying and non-binary leaders, the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and networks to amplify their leadership journey alongside their career. In this interview we talk to Tarla Lambert, one […]

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Meet a staff member – Catherine Jones
25 June 2019

At YWCA Canberra, we are proud of the vibrancy and diversity of our staff. As a regular feature on our blog, we’ll be bringing you staff snapshots so you can meet our team and find out a bit more about the people behind our programs and services. Today, meet Catherine Jones. Tell us about your […]

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2019 ACT Volunteering Awards
20 June 2019

Originally published by YWCA Canberra Clubhouse on 13 June 2019 On Tuesday 21 May, and two young Calwell High School students attended the Volunteering and Contact ACT  28th annual 2019 Volunteering Awards for the Canberra region. These two young people, who were representatives of a larger group of ten students, were awarded the ‘Innovation Award’ for our that ran […]

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Leadership with Yumi Stynes
20 June 2019

Are you ready to Thrive? Our She Leads Conference delivers a fresh and innovative approach to women’s leadership development. It gives aspiring, developing and established women, female-identifying and non-binary leaders, the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and networks to amplify their leadership journey alongside their career. In this interview we talk to Yumi Stynes, one […]

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ACT Budget 2019-2020 – What you need to know
7 June 2019

While Chief Minister and Treasurer, Andrew Barr used the 2019-2020 ACT Budget to remind us that local economic growth continues to be strong, Canberra remains one of the most expensive cities in which to rent, particularly for those on low incomes or social security payments. For many Canberrans, public and social housing are the only […]

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Decolonising the Australian criminal justice system with Magistrate Louise Taylor
22 May 2019

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 and networking. These events are in partnership with the University of Canberra, who like YWCA Canberra, are WGEA certified and share our vision of women’s empowerment. Through this, […]

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Let’s #TackleFlexisim this Flexible Working Day
22 May 2019

Today is Flexible Working Day, an international day to celebrate and showcase the benefits of flexible work for the individual and for the organisation. As an organisation, YWCA Canberra is proud to say that it has made a commitment to offering flexible working arrangements to all its staff. Today, we caught up with our Chief […]

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Together, We Can – International Women’s Day Mural Street Art Project
14 May 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day this year, YWCA Canberra had the opportunity to work with Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS), Lanyon High students, local talented artists Bohie Palecek, Faith Kerehona and young trailblazing community leaders, Dhani Gilbert and Caitlin Figueiredo, to create two separate murals located on the Centre Point building in Garema […]

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You(th) Can Change the World, at the She Leads College Conference
26 March 2019

The 2019 She Leads College Conference was a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 11 and 12. The event, held Wednesday 20 March at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre, engaged more than 100 young women to explore and hone their leadership identity and values, […]

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What are your leadership, career or innovator goals? Do you have them? Gen Z Does!
26 March 2019

YWCA Canberra’s She Leads College Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female-identifying and non-binary people, aged 16-18 and is designed to help them discover their personal leadership strengths and how to reach their goals. As part of our recent She Leads College Conference, held 20 March at the University of Canberra’s […]

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