Blog: CBR

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Meet a member: Rosie Hunt-Walshe
30 October 2015

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

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Staff Snapshot: Carla Scalia
14 October 2015

At YWCA Canberra, we’re really proud of the vibrancy and diversity of our staff team. We’ll be bringing you regular Staff Snapshots so you can meet our team and find out a bit more about the people behind our programs and services. Today, meet Carla Scalia a Trainer  & Assessor who works in our Registered […]

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Chiara Grassia

Show Us Your Riffs: Making Noise At Girls Rock Camps
12 October 2015

Girls Rock camps are one of my favourite places to be. Within the span of one week, they create a place where girls are encouraged to help – rather than tear down – each other, take pride in their accomplishments, and express themselves without fear of judgement or embarrassment. This is a place where girls […]

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AV studio gives future filmmakers and musicians a head start at the Clubhouse
3 August 2015

It’s hard to believe the YWCA Computer Clubhouse has been open for less than a year – arriving for the launch of our audio-visual production studio on Thursday 30 July, there were so many members in the space, busy working on their projects, that the room was crowded and full of energy! The YWCA Computer […]

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Making choices for me
18 June 2015

Keah Woodgate delivered this speech on Tuesday 16 June 2015 as part of the She Leads Diploma of Management graduating class. I decided to take the Diploma of Management in 2014, when I attended YWCA Canberra’s She Leads Conference. I went by myself (one of the first solo life-changing decisions I’ve made in the past […]

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Winyu Early Childhood Service Grand Opening
8 May 2015

We were thrilled to hold the Grand Opening of our Winyu Early Childhood Service recently. The service has been purpose built, within the design of Winyu House an impressive and innovative new ACT Government building in Gungahlin. Senior staff in our Children’s Services portfolio have worked closely with the building’s designers and builders to create […]

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She Leads 2015 : 5 quick questions with Dr Sarah Pearson
20 March 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 Dr Sarah Pearson. Sarah is an internationally experienced Open Innovation practitioner and advocate for collaborative innovation in Australia, and is CEO of the […]

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Nikki Wright - Board Trainee

What I learnt as a YWCA Canberra Board Trainee
4 December 2014

At our Annual General Meeting in October, our outgoing Board Trainees spoke about their experiences of the program, and what they have learned. We are sharing their insights here, for you to get a firsthand account of how our Board Traineeships work, and what you can get out of them. Here, Nikki Wright shares the highlights […]

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The Frugal Feast - Rosanna Stevens

The Frugal Feast – Meet Rosanna Stevens, writer and performer
18 November 2014

This month, we’re raising funds for our Lanyon Food Hub through The Frugal Feast – a recipe book, and a week of fundraising activities that will engage the community and provide new and exciting ways for you to get involved and make a difference this festive season. Our week of activities is running from 17 – […]

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The Frugal Feast – creative cooking on a budget with Harriet Walker
14 November 2014

This month, we’re raising funds for our Lanyon Food Hub through The Frugal Feast – a recipe book, and a week of fundraising activities that will engage the community and provide new and exciting ways for you to get involved and make a difference this festive season. Our week of activities runs from 17 – […]

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