Advocacy

  • Red Rose Evening: Engaging Men As Allies

    On Dec. 6th, 2018 we gathered at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies to honour lives lost by gender-based violence. We wanted to thank each individual who came, listened, participated and discussed the role… READ MORE

  • Women’s Circle

    Women’s Circle: A place of connection, self-care and support, where women can come together to have fun, engage, and empower one another. Thursdays beginning October 4, 2018 6pm to 7:30pm YWCA Banff Great Room Click on… READ MORE

  • Power of Being A Girl

    As part of YWCA Banff’s commitment to violence prevention initiatives for girls and young women, Power of Being a Girl™ (PBG) program is a signature violence-prevention conference for girls that responds to local community needs and… READ MORE

  • 2018 Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards

    Each year, Change Makers is our opportunity to celebrate the trailblazing women of the Bow Valley who our affecting positive change on a local and global scale. This year, our winners are Dr. Elizabeth Hall-Findlay,… READ MORE

  • Nominate a 2018 Woman of Distinction | YWCA Banff

      Do you know an outstanding woman in our community who has made a lasting difference in the lives of women and girls in the Bow Valley and beyond? Consider nominating her for a Bow… READ MORE

  • CHANGE MAKERS: Celebrating Women Who Impact Change & Inspire Action

    On March 8, 2018, YWCA Banff invites you to join us to celebrate International Women’s Day and the Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards at our Change Makers evening. International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually… READ MORE

  • International Women’s Day

    On March 3, 2016, YWCA Banff and Soroptimist International are proud to present this year’s guest speaker for International Women’s Day: Natalie Panek.  Rocket scientist, explorer, and advocate for women in tech – Natalie is on a… READ MORE

  • Week Without Violence

    Each year during the third week of October, Canadians bond with people in over 90 countries around the world to mark YWCA’s Week Without Violence™, a week-long series of community events promoting diverse approaches to creating… READ MORE

  • Rose Campaign 2016

    December 6 is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The date is etched in history by the shooting deaths of 14 women in 1989 in Montreal at l’Ecole Polytechnique. Canadians… READ MORE

  • Rose Campaign 2015

    December 6 is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The date is etched in history by the shooting deaths of 14 women in 1989 in Montreal at l’Ecole Polytechnique. Canadians… READ MORE