Today marks the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day to celebrate, highlight and reflect upon the rich histories, cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples. June 21 was chosen because it coincides with the summer solstice, a sacred and joyous time for many First Nations peoples because it marks the longest day of the year. There are lots of COVID-friendly National Indigenous Peoples Day events happening around the capital
The Power Lunch Speaker Series
YWCA Edmonton proudly launched The Power Lunch Speaker Series in 2020. These powerful conversations spotlighting influential Canadian women have been both inspiring and empowering for all those in attendance. These sessions are an opportunity for us all to learn from the perspectives and experiences of others as we work towards developing a greater understanding of social issues in our community today.
What's Next: One Year Into COVID-19
A Conversation with Katherine O’Neill: Reflections on leading through a once-in-a-century crisis and charting what's next
Wednesday, March 24 – noon - 1 pm
Please join us for a very special edition of our Power Lunch Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 24 as we sit down with YWCA Edmonton CEO Katherine O’Neill. Katherine will share her reflections of her first year with the YWCA, and her plans for the organization as we move through the pandemic into recovery.
Moderated by award-winning journalist Brandi Morin, this conversation will highlight how YWCA Edmonton has once again adapted with remarkable resiliency to meet the needs of our community in pandemic times. Grab your lunch and prepare to be inspired.
The Power Lunch Archives
Previous Power Lunch sessions are now available for you to view at your convenience. Let us know what you think by sharing on social media using the hashtags #ywPowerLunch and #WeAreYW.