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She Talks Spotlight: Alexis Gordon

Disclaimer: Alexis Gordon is about to upstage your morning or evening. Dive deep into this Stratford actress’ thoughts on humility, sponges, and the ukelele. Meet her in person at She Talks on May 1! 1. What’s your go-to when you need inspiration or motivation (quote, activity, et cetera) I find

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Women of Distinction Spotlight: Sarah Daly

It’s time to disrupt your morning with some inspiration from Women of Distinction Winner (and now Women of Distinction Committee Chair!) Sarah Daly.  1. What was your reaction/thoughts when you were approached for a WOD nomination? I was actually really embarrassed to be nominated! I really didn’t think that I

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She Talks Spotlight: Lorelei Williams

Brevity is bold in the hands of Lorelei Williams. This powerhouse woman has an amazing story to tell: hear it first hand at our first inaugural She Talks event on May 1! 1. In moments of self-doubt or adversity, how do you build yourself back up again? I pray a

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She Talks Spotlight: Madiha Syed

We’re super proud to have the young and aspiring Madiha Syed performing an original spoken word piece at She Talks! Trust us you’ll want to hear it first hand on May 1!   1. In moments of self doubt and adversity how do you build yourself back up again? It is

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She Talks Spotlight: Lynn Spence

The woman, the icon, the legend… you know who we’re talking about! Lynn Spence, a long-time friend of YWCA Cambridge, lent us a few insights. But her words, like her style, are much better when seen up close… trust us.  Grab your tickets to She Talks so you can hear more from

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Rose Campaign 2016

From November 25, the International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women and Girls, to December 6, our National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, YWCA Canada’s Rose Campaign draws attention to violence against all women and girls and the need for action. The campaign name originates from

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Festive Futures: A Meaningful Support Program

The weeknight streets are full, coffee shops are buzzing, and the radio stations are full of festive tunes. It’s a time of year YWCA Cambridge staff love: from their holiday themed window display to cookie decorating workshops, there’s no shortage of joy around here. One of the main things that

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Why Equal Are We – Why Now?

Just under a year ago, after lighting City Hall in Cambridge red to support the end to violence against women, Mayor Doug Craig sat with Kim Decker and Megan Lambe of the YWCA Cambridge to figure out how to change his community for the better. To educate them on things

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What Will You Be Doing on Charter Day?

What will you be doing on Friday, April 17, 2015? It seems like an ordinary day, among many ordinary days.  However it is a special day for all Canadians, as we celebrate the equality rights that were enshrined in our Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on this date in 1985.

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Spotted: Not as Harmless as it Seems

I am once again here to discuss another social media trend. You may have ‘spotted’ it in your social media surfing travels. What was once called ‘Overheard’ (a series of Facebook pages created for people on any given campus to post interesting and/or ridiculous conversations they’d heard at their universities)

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