MAY 2017
WHAT'S NEW AT THE YW
" Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination.
Never limit others because of your own limited imagination." 
-Mae Jemison
UPHOLDING A LEGACY OF WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP, WE WELCOME NEW CEO
KERRY-ANN ROYES

On Monday, June 5, 2017 we will officially welcome our new CEO, Kerry-Ann Royes. 

"Becoming a part of the legacy of women who have unlocked change through the YWCA mission is an honor," said Royes. "It is our time to step forward into the future, championing the full prosperity of our diverse South Florida communities, and for all our women and girls. I look forward to effecting real change in this exciting new chapter of the YWCA!"
WE HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON,
HERE'S WHAT'S COMING UP
WEDNESDAYS ARE FOR WOMEN 
JOIN US ON  JUNE 7, 2017  
EMPOWER HER LUNCH


TESTIMONIALS |NETWORKING|PHILANTHROPY

We welcome the opportunity to get to know you over a  complim entary lunch, where you will meet passionate individuals, and hear the true and inspiring stories from the women and families who triumphed against obstacles with the help of the YWCA Miami.

It is a chance to come together and enjoy the company of fellow philanthropists like yourselves who want to make a change in their community during your lunch break!

JUNE 7, 2017| 351 NW 5th ST. Miami | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
   
If you can't make it, remember we have these events every 1st Wednesday of the month!

FINANCIAL EMPOWER HOUR
JUNE 14, 2017
Join the YWCA as we partner with Thrivent Financial to bring you quarterly financial workshops  designed to cover advanced financial literacy topics such as taxes, investments and much more! We want to empower women of all ages and walks of life, so think of us as you make lunch plans with your girlfriends.  
I N CASE YOU MISSED IT: 
WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO @ THE YW
 2ND ANNUAL EMPOWER HER FUNDRAISER
On May 11th, 2017 YWCA Miami's 2nd Annual Empower Her Fundraising Luncheon was a great success! Thank you to everyone who attended; with your support, we will continue the YWCA's legacy of empowering the leaders of tomorrow to overcome the challenges of today. 

Click HERE for more pictures of the event! 

Special Thank You to YWCA Change Maker, Chelsea Johnson of 
We The Roses. 
STAFF SPOTLIGHT: 
CONGRATULATIONS TO OSLINE PASCAL  
We are excited to congratulate 
Osline Pascal  for graduating from  FIU  with a  Bachelor's Degree  in Early Childhood Education! 
YWCA MIAMI CHANGE MAKERS: 
PAINT NIGHT SUCCESS
The YWCA Change Makers gathered together in celebration on empowered women on May 10, 2017 at the Trazo's Art Academy where they painted the now iconic symbol of the internationally recognized "Day Without A Woman." 

Click HERE for more photos of our young professionals artistically expressing their passion for social justice! 
YWCA HOSTED COMMUNITY FORUM FOR RESIDENTS OF OVERTOWN AND 
MIAMI MAYOR CARLOS GIMENEZ 
On May 17, 2017 we hosted residents of the Overtown Community as they expressed concerns to Mayor Carlos Gimenez about the sale of land to The Beckham Group to develop a new Major League Soccer Stadium. 

The next community forum regarding the soccer stadium will be hosted at the YWCA Week's Center June 1, 2017. 
BE SURE TO TURN ON FACEBOOK NOTIFICATIONS TO GET THE LATEST,  REAL-TIME UPDATES FROM THE YW!