Category: Media Releases


YWCA Edmonton x DirectHer Network Collaboration 📣

In an effort to increase much-needed gender equality on boards, YWCA Edmonton and DirectHer Network have teamed up on a unique 12-month pilot project aimed at blazing more pathways for women and gender minorities wanting to serve at decision-making tables.  “This partnership is a made-in-Alberta solution to the real challenge of not seeing enough women

Read More »

New CEO of YWCA Edmonton: ‘We need to talk about social profit.’

Edmonton, meet Leslie! YWCA Edmonton is proud to introduce Leslie Allen, our new Chief Executive Officer. Leslie is a new Edmontonian coming to our city from Saskatchewan. She holds a Masters of Business Administration in Community Economic Development and brings with her 35 years of experience in the social services sector. For 15 of these

Read More »

Edmonton men put best feet forward for domestic violence survivors

Hundreds of men traded in their everyday footwear for high heels in downtown Edmonton today, all to help families walk away from domestic violence. City councillors, police officers, military personnel, and men and women from all walks of life tottered down 104 Street and Jasper Avenue for this year’s YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER

Read More »


Search By Category