Category Archives: Events

Bloggers from across generations bring their unique perspective on issues facing women and people of color. Use the index to find blog posts that cover various topics related to eliminating racism and empowering women, and download copies of our e-newsletters.

2017 Tribute to Leadership Honoree – Diana Gregory

December 9, 2016

Diana Gregory is no stranger to challenges. She was raised in the Pruitt-Igoe housing projects in St. Louis, MO, where... Learn More

2017 Tribute to Leadership Honoree – Julie Ward

December 9, 2016

Julie Ward, MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at St Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center, came to St. Joseph’s in... Learn More

2017 Tribute to Leadership Honoree – Phoenix Fire Chief Kalkbrenner

December 9, 2016

Phoenix Fire Chief Kalkbrenner is one of a small group of female Fire Chiefs who lead major municipalities. The Phoenix... Learn More

2017 Tribute to Leadership Honoree – Michelle J. Bravo

December 9, 2016

MAJ(R) Michelle Bravo is a native of Monroe, Wisconsin and was commissioned from the University of Arizona Army ROTC as... Learn More

2017 Tribute to Leadership Honoree – Carole Coles Henery

December 9, 2016

Carole has been an advocate and champion for racial justice and equal opportunity throughout her life’s work as an educator,... Learn More

2017 Tribute to Leadership Honoree – Catherine Scrivano

December 9, 2016

Catherine is president of CASCO Financial Group in Phoenix, Arizona. She founded CASCO Financial Group in 1991 out of frustration... Learn More

Support the YWCA on Arizona Gives Day

March 30, 2016

April 5th is Arizona Gives Day! Promote the YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix. Hosted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and the... Learn More

Connie R. Meza

February 17, 2016

Winner of the: Racial Justice Award Connie Meza is a fourth generation Arizona Native. Connie’s siblings attended and graduated from... Learn More

Jan Blaser-Upchurch

February 17, 2016

Winner of the: Police, Military & Fire Award Jan Blaser-Upchurch was raised on a cattle ranch near the small town... Learn More

Tracy Bame

February 17, 2016

President, Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and Director, Social Responsibility and Community Development – Americas Division Winner of the: Community Service, Corporate Award... Learn More