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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2018 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

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

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

Caroline VanIngen-Dunn
Community College
STEM Pathways
Science Foundation Arizona

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

Roicia Banks, MSW
Social Worker
Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community

Lisa Cagnolatti
Vice President,
Customer Service Operations
at Southern California Edison,

Annie Groth
Wealth Manager,
Mass Mutual Financial Group

Alexis A. Hermosillo
Community Outreach Coordinator,
Valley Metro

Paula Hill
Relationship Manager,
Wells Fargo

Lonni Lattie
Client Strategy Manager,

Felecia Rotellini
Regulatory Compliance,
Drive Time

Laura Schiesl
Senior Corporate Counsel
Insight Enterprises, Inc.

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

Maria Crimi Speth
Jaburg Wilk

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