YW Allies

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Join us for our new inaugural event, YW Allies! This event honoring men in Central Alabama who have advocated for gender and/or racial equality in their company, community or with YWCA Central Alabama takes place on Wednesday, May 12 from 6-8 p.m. at Avondale Brewing Company.

The inaugural 10 YW Allies are:

In order for YWCA Central Alabama’s vision of a community in which racism is eliminated and women are empowered to truly come to life, we need partners like our YW Allies to join us in this fight. To learn more about the Allies and to attend the event, please visit allies.swell.gives. Saw’s BBQ will be catering and a cash bar will be available. A $10 minimum donation to a YW Ally’s campaign is requested.

3 reasons up and coming Birmingham business women should consider Momentum’s NEW Upward Early Career Program

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#MeToo movement provides opportunity for Birmingham businesses

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Whether you are a business owner or an employee in Birmingham, your response to sexual harassment in the workplace matters. Here are some ways we can all move forward and get help when needed.

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Award-winning Native American sculptor hosts free talk at BSC

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She’s the first Native American to ever have an outdoor sculpture installed at the National Mall in Washington D.C. and was recently honored by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. Nora Naranjo Morse is serious about the power of women and the legacy of the Pueblos.

 

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