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Transformation Campaign2019-01-07T16:07:51+00:00

Join us as we Build a Vibrant Future for Vulnerable Women and Women at Risk

YW Calgary believes women and their children have the right to thrive in a safe and equitable community. We know it takes a village to do what needs to be done, a community of people saying collectively, as they are with campaigns like #metoo and #timesup, that SHE matters. We believe when women thrive, their families thrive, their community thrives and Calgary thrives.

Do you believe?

“This campaign is a good investment because it is helping to fill a critical need in our community. As we strengthen women and children through this new facility, we make our entire community stronger and more vibrant.” Bonnie DuPont, Corporate Director and YW Calgary Advisory Committee Member

Transformation Campaign Advisory Committee

“From my twenty years working with the YWCA, I know what an important and supportive community partner we have in YW Calgary. To keep YW Calgary strong for the women and families it serves and the agencies it partners with, I want to help make YW Calgary’s Transformation Campaign a reality.” –Sharon Carry, President Emerita, Bow Valley College and YW Calgary Advisory Committee Member

  • Shannon Bowen Smed, Co-Chair
    • CEO & President, Bowen Workforce Solutions
  • Quincy Smith, Co-Chair
    • Senior Counsel, Dentons Canada LLP
  • Steve Allan
    • Corporate Director & Chair, Calgary Economic Development
  • Terry L. Allen
    • President, Pivotal Capital Advisory Group
  • Nancy Brennan
    • VP, Corporate & Compliance, Encana Services Company Ltd.
  • George Brookman
    • CEO, West Canadian Industries
  • Sharon Carry
    • President Emerita, Bow Valley College
  • Lesley Conway
    • Director, Hopewell Residential Communities
  • Joanne Cuthbertson
    • Community Advocate
  • Bonnie DuPont
    • Corporate Director
  • Catherine Dyer
    • CIO, Air Canada
  • Bruce Edgelow
    • Managing Partner & Founder, EdgeMark Capital and Advisory Services Inc.
  • Allison Grafton
    • CEO, Rockwood Homes
  • Mona Jasinski
    • EVP, Vermilion Energy
  • Sophia Langlois
    • Partner, KPMG LLP
  • Bryan de Lottinville
    • CEO, Benevity Inc.
  • Christine McGinley
    • Corporate Director
  • Sandi Morrisseau
    • VP, 3 S Consulting Services Inc.
  • Jina Abells Morissette
    • General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Cavalier Energy Inc.
  • Barry Munro
    • President, Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc.
  • Nicole Robertson
    • President, Muskwa Productions & Consulting
  • Geeta Sankappanavar
    • Co-Founder & President, Grafton Asset Management
  • Kevin Zimmel
    • Regional VP, Business Financial Services RBC Royal Bank

Our Catalyst Donors

  • ATB Financial
  • B J. Britton
  • Calgary Foundation, Major & Signature Grants
  • Calgary Women’s Network
  • Sharon D. Carry
  • City of Calgary
  • Gerald A. Cooper-Key Foundation
  • Government of Alberta
  • Great Gulf (2013 Residential) Inc.
  • Christine E. McGinley
  • Joan C. Snyder
  • Margaret E. Southern

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