Blog: Events

Headshot of Dr Anita Heiss, with her name and the She Leads -Conversation Series logo at the bottom of the tile

2022 She Leads In-Conversation Series – 5 Quick Questions with Dr Anita Heiss
12 May 2022

With less than two weeks to go before our first She Leads In-Conversation of the year, we can’t wait for the Canberran community to hear from Dr Anita Heiss and Sarah Burr. This event will be in a conversational format, where two Wirdayuri women will discuss empowerment through education and why the stories of First […]

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2022 She Leads Workshop: 5 Quick Questions with Barbara Livesey
3 May 2022

On Wednesday 11 May, Executive Coach, Barbara Livesey will facilitate her first She Leads Workshop: How to reimagine your career and plan your next career move. We are counting down the days in anticipation for this upcoming event, and so we asked Barbara five quick questions to get to know her and what people can […]

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2022 She Leads In-Conversations Series – 5 Quick Questions with Sarah Burr
27 April 2022

We’re excited to host the first She Leads In-Conversation Series of the year with award-winning author and professor Dr Anita Heiss and Sarah Burr. On Tuesday 24 May, Anita and Sarah will discuss in a conversational format, the importance of empowerment through education and why the stories of First Nations Australians need to be not […]

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2022 She Leads College series: Five quick questions with Khin Kha
4 March 2022

Our She Leads College Conference is back and we’re ready to bring young women and non-binary youths with an event that will spark their leadership journey and potential! On Friday 8 April, year 11 and 12 students will have the opportunity to listen to how young leaders strive to be dauntless in their leadership journey. […]

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2022 She Leads High series: Five quick questions with Emily Hyde
4 March 2022

Here at the Y, we are so excited to host our She Leads High Conference after a long 2-year hiatus. Taking place on Thursday 7 April, at the Kambri Cultural Centre, we’re inviting girls and non-binary youths in years 9 and 10, to come to our conference that will help them to understand and activate […]

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Where to celebrate international women’s day in Canberra 2022!
1 March 2022

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8, and is a day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, as well as acknowledging the ways we can improve gender equality.   At YWCA Canberra, we are no strangers to celebrating International Women’s Day and, in fact, each year hold […]

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Five things you might not have known about YWCA Canberra
9 February 2022

Have you ever wondered what a typical day at YWCA Canberra is like? Perhaps you’re interested in knowing a little bit more about our programs and what services we can provide.   With no two days the same, it might be easier to ask what we DON’T do!    From running our She Leads programs, our community […]

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Five quick questions with She Leads Workshop facilitator, Angie Ford
25 January 2022

With our first She Leads Workshop for 2022 just around the corner, we caught up facilitator Angie Ford, to talk about all things leadership, what people can expect to take away from her online workshop and mistakes that made her a better leader. Angie is a mindset trainer and high-performance coach driven by a love of […]

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A perfectly pleasing Prom in the Park
12 December 2021

What better way to bid 2021 goodbye than a youth festival on a summery Friday afternoon where young people can celebrate their authentic selves? That’s exactly what we did with the sixth annual LGBTQIA+ & Allies Prom!   Usually, the Prom is an opportunity for young people to experience a formal style event with a sit-down […]

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Recognising the realities of our lives in Canberra
7 December 2021

We were honoured to launch our second report into the reality of life in Canberra for women and non-binary people, Our lives: women in the ACT. This report, an update from our 2019 publication, was the result of surveying over 1200 respondents living in Canberra. It provides an insight into how life in Canberra has changed over those two years, including the impact of COVID-19 on women’s […]

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