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Women of Influence paused

Thursday, May 14, 2020

YWCA Dayton has paused its largest fundraiser, its Women of Influence awards luncheon, which had originally been rescheduled from March 12 to June 3 due to the global coronavirus pandemic. “Above all else: we want our community to be safe,” said Shannon Isom, president & CEO. “This event is special; it is Dayton’s largest luncheon,… Continue Reading Women of Influence paused

Find your brave space

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

When Ohio schools closed in March due to COVID-19, classwork wasn’t the only thing left unfinished. For dozens of girls in YWCA Dayton’s Girls LEAD! program, their regular in-school sessions were put on hold, too. That is, until the weekly Girls LEAD! check-in chats were born in April. Held virtually every Friday, they provide girls… Continue Reading Find your brave space

Adapt and thrive

Monday, May 4, 2020

Science, technology, engineering, and math skills can bridge gaps in education and employment – and now, they’re keeping children connected to both their friends and their futures. Thanks to a partnership with STEM Kids NYC, YWCA Dayton is able to offer coding classes free of charge and 100 percent online to children in our domestic… Continue Reading Adapt and thrive

Unbreakable

Monday, March 2, 2020

Women of Influence honorees are some of the strongest women we know – so it’s fitting that the Class of 2020 is receiving an award crafted from one of the heartiest materials around. Created by Miami Valley artists Kathy Woodruff and Lori Galovics, the custom piece – entitled New Dawn – features a solid aluminum… Continue Reading Unbreakable

Girls LEAD! and The Links launch mentoring partnership

Thursday, February 13, 2020

When the women of The Dayton Chapter of The Links, Inc., envisioned a partnership with YWCA Dayton’s Girls LEAD! program, they had one requirement: it’s not just about the girls. Their parents should be included, too. As President Carolyn Mack explains, the current focus of the group – a volunteer organization that strives to positively… Continue Reading Girls LEAD! and The Links launch mentoring partnership

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