Blog: young people

Computer-Clubhouse AARNet

Computer Clubhouse provides young people with access to technology
27 May 2015

This post was first published on AARNet News on May 22 2015.  It’s hard to believe that a year has already passed since AARNet joined forces with YWCA Canberra to establish the first Computer Clubhouse in the ACT, the third of its kind in Australia. YWCA Canberra believes everyone has the right to contribute to and […]

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Grace Flanagan

She Leads 2015: sharing the love!
14 May 2015

This year YWCA Canberra is pleased to welcome Newcast to the ranks as Live Stream Partner for both the She Leads Conference and She Leads College Conference. Below, Newcast Producer, Grace Flanagan discusses why they are jumping on board to support this important initiative. When our institutions are built in the image of the communities they serve […]

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Young Vagabond is Smashing Gender Stereotypes
1 May 2015

In the lead up to inaugural She Leads College Conference, taking place Tuesday 5 May at University of Canberra, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Meet Haylee Collins, who is the co-founder, creative director and editor of Young Vagabond. Check out her blog below about how Young Vagabond is […]

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Meet a Member – Asha Clementi
24 April 2015

This article is part of our member profile series. Our members tell us that one of the things they really love about being part of our community, is getting to know likeminded women. So, each month, we’ll feature an interview with a member, so you can get to know each other a little better. Asha Clementi is […]

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YWCA Canberra wins award for Youth Literacy program
5 September 2014

YWCA Canberra’s Youth Literacy program was recognised for its success in outcomes, and impact on the community with a 2014 Community Sector Partnership award from ACTCOSS. The Lanyon Youth Literacy Program has run for three successful years. The original project was a pilot program run in 2012 in partnership with YWCA Canberra’s Mura Lanyon Youth […]

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Clubhouse Coordinator, Lach and a Clubhouse member working on some programming.

YWCA Canberra Computer Clubhouse Grand Opening
4 September 2014

After months of planning and building our Computer Clubhouse into an innovative and exciting out-of-school learning space, YWCA Canberra along with our wonderful partners, are ready to officially launch the Clubhouse with our Grand Opening on Friday 10 October! YWCA Canberra’s Computer Clubhouse is an innovative, creative, out-of-school learning space where young people from underserved […]

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