We are grateful to the many organisations who have partnered with us to enable our important work in the Canberra community.
To find out how your organisation can get involved as a partner, please call 0455 655 330 or email Zoya Patel, Executive Director of Communications, Advocacy and Engagement.
The She Leads program of events combines education and skills development, an abundance of networking opportunities, and a mix of stimulating talks and hands-on workshops with some of Australia’s most renowned women leaders. The program includes three annual conferences (the She Leads Conference, the She Leads College Conference and the She Leads High Conference), quarterly She Leads In-Conversation events, and bi-monthly She Leads Workshops.
By becoming a She Leads partner, you are demonstrating your support for advancing gender equality in Australia. You will join like-minded organisations and businesses from a range of sectors and industries in empowering women to thrive.
Our 2020–21 She Leads partners are:
Our annual Great Ydeas Small Grants Program fosters the innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership of women in the ACT.
Launched in 2010, more than 60 women have since received grants to undertake pilot projects, start small businesses, participate in professional development opportunities, or address social needs in the community.
Grant recipients are announced at our Great Ydeas Innovation Breakfast. With more than 100 corporate friends, YWCA Canberra members, Board Directors and government stakeholders in attendance, the event is always a lot of fun, and a great networking opportunity.
Our current Great Ydeas partners are:
Rentwell is YWCA Canberra’s affordable property management service, the first of its kind in the ACT.
The vision and funding for Rentwell has been supported by a number of individuals and organisations that believe in making Canberra a better place to live for all.
YWCA Canberra would like to pay particular acknowledgement to the ACT Government for making the necessary legislative changes to make Rentwell a viable proposition for investment property owners.
We’ve also received financial and in-kind support from a number of organisations who share our vision:
We would also like to thank the Rentwell Advisory Committee for supporting the scoping and initial development of the business model and program:
YWCA Canberra’s Clubhouse is a free, out of school learning space that provides over 400 young people, aged 10 to 18 in the Tuggeranong region with access to the latest technology, as well as mentoring and support to grow their skills in science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics, and music.
Our current Clubhouse sponsor is the Snow Foundation.
We are thankful for the past support we have received from: