Blog: Advocacy

Explaining ‘It was amazing!’: reflections from World Council and looking to what’s next
16 November 2015

No matter how prepared I was, World Council was an incredible whirlwind, and on return when friends and family asked me how it was, my answer was a boring but heart felt ‘Amazing!’ Now I’ve had a little more time to think and a few opportunities to debrief with Y Canberra sisters, and in this […]

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Final reflections from World Council
20 October 2015

A delegation of YWCA Canberra members, Board Directors and staff are currently at the 28th World YWCA Council in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the YWCA Australia delegation. They will be participating in knowledge sharing, collaborating, and setting the strategic directions for the movement for the next four years. We’ll be sharing their reflections and […]

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Till it happens to you… World YWCA Council Day 5
16 October 2015

A delegation of YWCA Canberra members, Board Directors and staff are currently at the 28th World YWCA Council in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the YWCA Australia delegation. They will be participating in knowledge sharing, collaborating, and setting the strategic directions for the movement for the next four years. We’ll be sharing their reflections and […]

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Resolutions, appointments and lessons learnt – Day 4 of World Council
15 October 2015

A delegation of YWCA Canberra members, Board Directors and staff are currently at the 28th World YWCA Council in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the YWCA Australia delegation. They will be participating in knowledge sharing, collaborating, and setting the strategic directions for the movement for the next four years. We’ll be sharing their reflections and […]

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A snapshot of day three – World YWCA Council
14 October 2015

A delegation of YWCA Canberra members, Board Directors and staff are currently at the 28th World YWCA Council in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the YWCA Australia delegation. They will be participating in knowledge sharing, collaborating, and setting the strategic directions for the movement for the next four years. We’ll be sharing their reflections and […]

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World YWCA Council 2015 – Timorese women tackling empowerment in Thailand
13 October 2015

A delegation of YWCA Canberra members, Board Directors and staff are currently at the 28th World YWCA Council in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the YWCA Australia delegation. They will be participating in knowledge sharing, collaborating, and setting the strategic directions for the movement for the next four years. We’ll be sharing their reflections and […]

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5 Quick Questions with Kate Carnell
13 May 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Kate Carnell. Kate commenced as CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) in May 2014. ACCI, Australia’s largest and […]

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She Leads 2015 : 5 quick questions with Hala Batainah
11 May 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Hala Batainah. Hala is Microsoft’s Federal Director and Canberra Branch Manager, a responsibility she took up in 2010. She has held a […]

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Jane Alver - CSW1

Advocating for our rights : YWCA Canberra at the Commission on the Status of Women
6 May 2015

This March, members of YWCA Canberra joined YWCA Australia’s delegation to the 59th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York. Jane Alver, immediate past-President of YWCA Canberra was one of the delegates, and here she shares what she learnt, the highlights and the challenges of this important global forum.  How would you describe the […]

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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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