MEDIA RELEASE: Women’s mental health central to economic recovery

2022-03-08T09:32:48-07:00March 8th, 2022|Media Advisory, Press Releases, Women|

For Immediate Release March 8, 2022 (Calgary, AB) – YW Calgary celebrates International Women’s Day today by kicking off a month-long series of important conversations and events. The COVID-19 Pandemic underscored social and economic inequities that demonstrate —despite the decades of advancement—women, no matter their place in society, continue to be more vulnerable when [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Financial empowerment provides safety and stability for women

2022-03-08T09:34:14-07:00January 25th, 2022|Press Releases, Women's Economic Prosperity|

For Immediate Release January 25, 2022 (Calgary, AB) –Helping women of all ages kick off 2022 financially confident, YW Calgary is hosting a series of educational workshops this week about investing and building healthy financial habits. These expert-led events are hosted by YW’s Women’s Economic Prosperity program that delivers programs which empower women to [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW Calgary offers innovative program to improve employee well-being & psychological safety in the workplace

2022-03-08T09:37:00-07:00January 10th, 2022|Mindfulicity, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release January 6, 2022 (Calgary, AB) – As businesses and their employees continue to struggle with managing stress and conflict through the pandemic, YW Calgary has tapped into its deep clinical expertise in high conflict and mental health to create an innovative training solution called Mindfulicity that is building valuable coping skills [...]

Media Release: YW CALGARY HONOURS MAYOR WITH INAUGURAL AWARD AT 110TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

2021-06-23T13:45:52-06:00June 23rd, 2021|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release June 23, 2021 YW CALGARY HONOURS MAYOR WITH INAUGURAL AWARD AT 110TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Calgary, AB) – YW Calgary kicks off their 110th Annual General Meeting (AGM) today at 3:30 pm with guest speaker, Mayor Naheed Nenshi sharing his perspective of the impacts of COVID on the social service sector, [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW Calgary Celebrates International Women’s Day with Bold Conversations

2021-03-31T15:02:23-06:00March 8th, 2021|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release March 8, 2021 YW CALGARY CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH BOLD CONVERSATIONS (Calgary, AB) -- Today on International Women’s Day—and every day—YW Calgary celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, both across the globe and locally. As the largest and longest-serving women’s organization in the city, YW Calgary [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW Calgary offers a new, free online 15-minute tool to help Canadians cope with uncertainty 

2020-09-15T09:15:53-06:00July 14th, 2020|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release CALGARY, July 14, 2020 – As COVID-19 restrictions ease, Canadians still face uncertainty and anxiety about the pandemic itself, the economy and the added stress at home and at work. YW Calgary is here to help individuals manage their stress by offering Canadians a free online 15-minute tool from their Mindfulicity [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: The YWCAs of Alberta Urge Province to Include Women and Girls in Post-COVID-19 Recovery Plan

2020-06-16T15:02:01-06:00June 16th, 2020|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release June 11, 2020 – Calgary, AB –  YWCAs have been advocating for women and girls for over 113 in years in Alberta. The four organizations are concerned that women and girls have been disproportionately impacted by this pandemic and have submitted six recommendations to the Alberta Economic Recovery Council. The recommendations include [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey deliver keynote address at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Gala in wake of Harvey Weinstein guilty verdict

2020-04-15T16:26:28-06:00March 5th, 2020|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release   Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey deliver keynote address at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Gala in wake of Harvey Weinstein guilty verdict March 4, 2020 - Calgary, AB – A sold out audience of more than 1,000 Calgarians will gather at the TELUS Convention Centre this evening to hear [...]