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 purse their ambitions and participate equally and meaningfully at all levels of economic decision making.

“YW Calgary, for more than a century has focused on making Calgary a place where women and girls are safe, have opportunity and choices. More recently, through our new Strategic Plan, we have begun to deepen our focus on supporting women to be empowered to make their own choices as well as to succeed – and prosper – economically.” says Esther Elder, Manager, Transitional Housing, Language and Economic Prosperity with YW.

“Our Women’s Economic Prosperity strategy addresses the barriers women in today’s economy face and mobilize inclusive and sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction,” says Talia Bell, Vice President of Programs & Services.

Financial Specialist Toni Boss will lead the one hour Everything You Need to Know About Investing | Day 1 and | Day 2 workshops at noon on Tuesday, January 25 and Wednesday, January 26. The 30-minute live webinar Developing Good Financial Habits for 2022 guest hosted by Tanya Leavitt, Financial Empowerment Facilitator at Momentum, at noon on Thursday, January 27. All public events and programs are listed on the YW Events Calendar.

Interview opportunities are available with our YW experts throughout the week.

To learn more about this innovative YW initiative, visit Women’s Economic Prosperity.


About YW Calgary:

Voted one of Maclean’s Top 100 Charities of 2020, YW Calgary continues to focus on enhancing women’s safety and well-being while advocating for equity, prosperity and inclusion for all within our community and beyond. Together with our donors, government and other social agencies, we provide crisis and transitional shelter, affordable housing, counselling, parenting supports, childcare, language and economic prosperity programs that help move women from crisis to stability.

Brighter-future focused.

For information and interview inquiries, please contact:

Carla Link
Director, Communications & Community Relations, YW Calgary
Phone: 587.228.8663| Email: