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YWCA Dayton names new Board members

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

YWCA Dayton is proud to announce that it has appointed its newest members to its Board of Directors: Ryan Ivory is a professional social worker who’s career has focused on mental health, substance abuse, social justice issues, children and families, health disparities in the African American community, and racism as a public health crisis. She… Continue Reading YWCA Dayton names new Board members

2022 Women of Influence award celebrates “layers and complexities” of women

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Every woman’s experience is unique, and this year, the Women of Influence honoree award is, too. Explains artist Valerie Smith of oh, Hopscotch! design: “I wanted to create a piece that could be customized by the recipient to match their mood or style. Each layer is made up of different colors and shapes, and they… Continue Reading 2022 Women of Influence award celebrates “layers and complexities” of women

Inaugural class of Sojourn Leadership & Justice Academy graduates

Monday, December 13, 2021

YWCA Dayton is celebrating 11 women as graduates of its new Sojourn Leadership and Justice Academy, which completed its inaugural year this month. First introduced in late 2019 and paused for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first class of Sojourners began in April 2021. Sojourn is a professional development cohort for women,… Continue Reading Inaugural class of Sojourn Leadership & Justice Academy graduates

Winning the leadership lottery

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Most lottery winners look forward to receiving a large sum of cash – but for one member of Team YWCA, her winning ticket was priceless. Miranda Armstead, rural advocate at YWCA Dayton, was the lucky recipient of a special experience, instead of a fortune, when she won a place in this year’s Leadership Preble County… Continue Reading Winning the leadership lottery