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YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix Announces New CEO

The YWCA of Metropolitan Phoenix is proud to announce the appointment of new CEO Debra Esparza.  Debra has enjoyed success in many fields including banking, consulting, entrepreneurship, academia, and non- profit executive leadership. Most recently, Debra served as a Senior Associate with the Girl Scouts-...

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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly 2 million meals nationwide to seniors in...

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2018 World Science Day

2018 World Science Day

Get children involved in World Science Day, and see how science can shape their lives. I was first introduced to the scientific method when I was in elementary school. At that age, the steps were simply ask a question, gather information about it, make a hypothesis,...

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Check for a Lump – Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer strikes every day of the year, not just in October. It is also an unbiased disease that targets every demographic – even men get breast cancer. Across the United States over 268,000 will be diagnosed with breast cancer every year with an estimated...

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which started on Sept. 15 and ends on Oct. 15, we’ve gathered together some Hispanic-Americans Women Who have changed the world and that exemplify Women Empowerment. In curating our selection, we tried to emphasize both the famous alongside the not-so-famous....

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Chemistry: My First Love

When I was in in high school, I discovered that I really loved math and science. I excelled in my physics, chemistry and advanced math classes (I was also a cheerleader and a member of the volleyball team but that is a topic for another...

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Call for Tribute to Leadership 2019 Nominations!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Since 1994, YWCA has hosted Tribute to Leadership to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of leaders in our community who strive to improve the lives of women and girls through leadership, advocacy, and community service. This year's event will recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of...

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What’s Ahead from YWCA New Board Chair, Paula Hill!

Honored…humbled…excited…these are the words that come to mind as I step into the Board Chair position for YWCA of Metropolitan Phoenix. Our journey the past few years has been one of evolving growth as we navigate changes in our society, personally and as an organization. Regardless...

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