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Express yourself: Thoughts on the 2021 She Leads Conference
14 September 2021

After our 2021 She Leads Conference, we asked a select group of women the question of how attending the event has enriched their lives. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing their answers and insights with you. Here is what Sarah McDonald had to say.    I felt excited and privileged to receive a Strive […]

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ACT Training Awards 2021 – Jacob Alfonso
8 September 2021

Jacob Alfonso, a trainee at our Campbell Cottage early childhood service, is a finalist in the ACT Trainee of the Year category of this year’s 2021 ACT Training Awards. The awards are an annual opportunity to showcase the commitment, innovation and outstanding achievements of all those involved in the ACT vocational education and training (VET) […]

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ACT Training Awards – Daisy Ulain
8 September 2021

Daisy Ulain, a trainer and assessor in early childhood education and care at YWCA Canberra, is a finalist in the ACT VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year category of this year’s 2021 ACT Training Awards. The awards are an annual opportunity to showcase the commitment, innovation and outstanding achievements of all those involved in the ACT vocational education and training (VET) sector.  With the award event cancelled […]

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Backyard science experiments to do at home!
18 August 2021

At YWCA Canberra, we value the importance of early childhood education and teaching children fundamental skills to help the development their mind and natural curiosity. With lockdown well and truly underway, we wanted to remind everyone that learning in the home doesn’t have to be boring! This week for National Science Week, we want to encourage children to explore the world of science by sharing three easy science […]

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2021 She Leads Conference – Taking control and redefining power!
30 July 2021

On Friday 23 July 2021, YWCA Canberra hosted our seventh annual She Leads Conference at the Kambri Cultural Centre at the ANU. After a long-anticipated wait following last year’s break due to COVID-19, the 2021 Conference was set to be even bigger and better than ever, with an incredible lineup of keynotes, panels and seminar […]

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National Reconciliation Week at YWCA Canberra
3 June 2021

At YWCA Canberra, we stand by our values, which include supporting the self-determination and agency of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls and women and proactively working with communities to achieve reconciliation.  In line with this commitment, we held a range of National Reconciliation Week events.  National Reconciliation Week and 20 years of MLYCC  Our Mura Lanyon Youth and Community Centre (MLYCC) recently celebrated its 20th birthday with a day-long […]

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Five quick questions with Merissa Little
18 May 2021

We’re a month out from our She Leads workshop on Getting ready for tax time with Merissa Little! Today we sat down with Merissa to talk with her about her passions, her leadership journey and gender equality in the workplace.   Merissa is a qualified accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in Public Practice.  She is a Fellow of the NTAA and […]

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Where can your great Ydeas take you with Ritu Clementi
22 March 2021

At YWCA Canberra, we care deeply about empowering women and giving a voice to passionate thinkers, dreamers and innovators within our community. We believe all girls and women have the potential to make our world a better place, so much so that we’re willing to back them through our 2021 Great Ydeas small grants program! […]

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Where can your great Ydea take you with Jazmeen Payne
19 March 2021

At YWCA Canberra, we care deeply about empowering women and giving a voice to passionate thinkers, dreamers and innovators within our community. We believe all girls and women have the potential to make our world a better place, so much so that we’re willing to back them through our 2021 Great Ydeas small grants program!  Joining us […]

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Where can your Great Ydeas take you with Sophie Fisher
1 March 2021

At YWCA Canberra, we care deeply about empowering women and giving a voice to passionate thinkers, dreamers and innovators within our community. We believe all girls and women have the potential to make our world a better place, so much so that we’re willing to back them through our 2021 Great Ydeas small grants program! […]

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