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Month: February 2020

Congratulations to Akosua Tiwaah Bonsu, one of Canada’s Top 100 Accomplished Black Women

🌟Happy #FeministFriday! This week, we highlight the incredible contributions of Akosua Tiwaah Bonsu, an alumni of our Think Big! Lead Now! Young Women’s National Leadership Program and one of Canada’s 100 Accomplished Black Women for 2020.
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New digital skills workshops for under-represented women across Canada

In celebration of Safer Internet Day, MediaSmarts and YWCA Canada are proud to launch a series of digital literacy workshops to help empower under-represented women from communities across the country.
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YWCA Summit 2020: Making Space for Young Leaders

Meet our Leadership Summit Animation Team member, Mickey Agnelli, and learn about her experience this year at the Think Big! Lead Now! Young Women's National Leadership Program.
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#DIYFeminism – Feminist Postcards

Grassroots social change is about small groups of committed people getting things done. How do you want to fight for gender equity in 2020? Our CEO Maya Roy believes advocacy for a feminist future starts at home. Next time you have your friends over - try this #DIYFeminism activity!
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Ministerial mandate letters – 3 top takeaways you may have missed!

In mid-December, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released his ministerial mandate letters.for this Parliament session. These letters essentially highlight key goals that each Minister is expected to achieve during their current term in office. For the public and policy advocates alike, they give us insights into what issues matter the most this minority Parliament. Using our YWCA intergenerational intersectional feminist lens, here are the top 3 things you may have missed and should be watching for this session of Parliament.
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