Who we are

Our mission and vision.

YWCA is dedicated to Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Financial Education

Through our Own It Financial Education program, we teach women to empower themselves financially. Classes are FREE.

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Women’s Empowerment

Holding multiple events a year, the YWCA AZ brings together leaders of the community offering inspiration and education.

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Young Women’s Forum

Connect with other young female leaders in the community, share strategies and create support networks.

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Senior Centers

We continually strive to develop new programs to improve the physical, mental and emotional health of our aging community.

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2016 Board of Directors

Board Leadership

Regina Edwards, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer,
Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix

Jill Mapstead
Board Chair,
Retired Business Owner/
Community Activist
and Philanthropist

MaryLynn Mack
Board Chair Elect,
Deputy Director, Desert Botanical Garden

Margaret Tyndall, Ph.D.
Treasurer,
Adjunct Faculty,
Lodestar Center for Nonprofit Management, ASU

Sandy Kolberg, Ph.D.
Secretary,
Walden University,
Ph.D. Management
Program Director

Caroline VanIngen-Dunn
Director,
Community College
STEM Pathways
Science Foundation Arizona

Carol Ackerson
Chief Financial &
Operational Officer,
Girls Scouts,
Arizona Cactus, Pine Council

Annie Groth
Wealth Manager,
Mass Mutual Financial Group

Paula Hill
Non-profit
Relationship Manager,
Wells Fargo

Jacquelyn M. Smith, Ph.D.
Dean,
College of Health Sciences,
Midwestern University

Felecia Rotellini
Director
Regulatory Compliance,
Drive Time

Patricia Rourke
Arizona Market President,
Banker’s Trust

Cristina Lopez
Marketing Communications
Specialist, Tech Data

Laura Schiesl
Senior Corporate Counsel
Insight Enterprises, Inc.

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