Advocacy

  • CHANGE MAKERS: Celebrating Women

    YWCA Banff invites you to join us at Change Makers, a celebration of women who impact change and inspire action, locally and globally. Special guest Beckie Scott will join the winners of the fifth annual… READ MORE

  • 2019 Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards

    The 2019 Women of Distinction Awards will be presented on May 9th, 2019 as part of our annual Change Makers event, at the Rolston Recital Hall of the Banff Centre. Each year, Change Makers is… READ MORE

  • 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

  • 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 and people around the world to mark YWCA’s Week Without Violence, a week-long series of community events promoting diverse approaches to creating a violence-free world. Activities… 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