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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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2018 YWCA Leadership and Capacity Building Institute Conference

MISSION, MOMENT, MOVEMENT By: Lisa Cagnolatti-Daniels, YWCA Advocacy Committee, Co-chair 2018 YWCA Leadership and Capacity Building Institute Conference on June 6-9, 2018 On Wednesday, June 6, I attended the day-long review of the State Advocacy Pilot. About a year ago, three states were selected to participate in a...

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How and Why to Join the YWCA’s Young Forum Committee

With summer quickly approaching, our Young Women’s Forum Summit is around the corner! Held on June 7th, the Summit will include lunch, networking, and an in-depth discussion about what the future Young Women’s Forum events will be for the 2018-2019 year. During this time, the...

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YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix Takes a Stand Against Racism

Events expected in 40+ States across the country Phoenix, AZ, April 25, 2018 – Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix calls all individuals to join us in taking a Stand Against Racism. Stand Against Racism will unite our community in a bold demonstration that delivers a clear message:...

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Will Travel for Food

by: Jill Mapstead, YWCA Board Chair and World Traveler  Yup… we’re one of those ‘self-proclaimed’ foodie families!  Since the beginning of our courtship, meeting in the restaurant business in Washington, DC, Jim and I have celebrated, relaxed, wined, dined, cooked, (well, HE cooks!), socialized, and of...

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Moore S’mores Memories, please

by: Christy Moore, Owner and Founder, Social Spin, Inc. My parents taught me to use my voice and hands for good. Through their lived experiences as community stewards, I learned the importance of giving back. I remember my Ma volunteering with the PTA (she’s the best spooky...

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