EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: Mindfulness

2021-02-10T22:37:19+00:00

REMINDER Your Take Action Challenge must be ready to present at the final, virtual Mandatory Spring meeting on April 7th! Your final and mandatory meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 7th from 5-7pm via Zoom. This is when you will present your Take Action Challenge (TAC)! You will have TWO minutes [...]

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: Mindfulness2021-02-10T22:37:19+00:00

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: YWLC

2021-02-10T22:40:47+00:00

2020 Lead Ambassador We are so proud to announce the winner of the first annual 2020 Pangea Network Ambassador Fundraising Event, Nisha V.! Nisha is not only a current participant of our 2020 YWLC program, but she has also achieved the prestigious title of Lead Ambassador through her fundraising efforts this November! [...]

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: YWLC2021-02-10T22:40:47+00:00

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: Relationships

2020-12-11T21:32:54+00:00

At our December Meeting last Wednesday, Dr. Jo Meier-Marquis from the University of St. Thomas talked to us about the important topic of “Healthy Relationships.” This was such a special, intimate, and eye-opening meeting! Relationships can all look different, but healthy relationships have a few things in common: open communication, mutual respect, and healthy boundaries. [...]

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: Relationships2020-12-11T21:32:54+00:00

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: Media Literacy

2020-11-13T15:59:57+00:00

At our November Meeting, Corrie MacLaggan from the Texas Tribune talked to us about Media Literacy. Media literacy is the ability to identify different types of media and understand the messages they’re sending. As youth leaders, you take in a huge amount of information from a wide array of sources, including text messages, news [...]

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: Media Literacy2020-11-13T15:59:57+00:00

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: TAC Spotlight

2020-12-09T21:27:11+00:00

Thank you to every empowered female leader who attended the Fall Meeting on October 7! Listening to your honesty in sharing your TAC stories, challenges, and triumphs was so inspiring. This month’s newsletter is all about YOU, YWLC! We wanted to highlight the amazing work you ladies are doing, not only throughout your current 2020 [...]

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: TAC Spotlight2020-12-09T21:27:11+00:00

Join the Pangea Ambassador Program

2020-10-20T16:34:35+00:00

What? Be an ambassador for The Pangea Network by helping us raise funds to support women in Kenya and the U.S. The challenge – by signing up for the Pangea Ambassador Program you are committing to achieve a goal of raising $100. Our goal is to have 50 Ambassadors this November! Why? For every $10 [...]

Join the Pangea Ambassador Program2020-10-20T16:34:35+00:00

EMPOWERED2LEAD SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER: BODY POSITIVITY

2020-09-16T23:35:27+00:00

Our September meeting with Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Kathleen Bishop – was AMAZING! We engaged in really important conversations about: Diet culture Intersectional feminism The many issues with using weight as a measure of health How fatphobia (the intense fear or dislike of fat, becoming fat and fat bodies) impacts mental & physical health [...]

EMPOWERED2LEAD SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER: BODY POSITIVITY2020-09-16T23:35:27+00:00

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: RACIAL JUSTICE

2020-08-13T21:16:33+00:00

ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES: EDUCATE YOURSELF We compiled some suggestions from our YWLC staff and network, as well as from our incredible August meeting speaker Naomi Carrier for educational resources. BLACK LIVES MATTER READING LISTS https://www.booktable.net/black-lives-matter-reading-list https://research.uwcsea.edu.sg/doverholidayreading/antiracist White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo “[Explores] the counterproductive reactions white people have when discussing racism that serve to protect their [...]

EMPOWERED2LEAD A Monthly YWLC Newsletter: RACIAL JUSTICE2020-08-13T21:16:33+00:00

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF YOUTH LEADERS!

2020-07-15T21:28:35+00:00

We’d like to take this moment to welcome our 2020 group to the Young Women’s Leadership Challenge network, which is nearly 350 women strong! Our 6-day leadership conference on June 22 – June 27 brought together nearly 65 women (plus speakers!) with diverse stories, experiences, and backgrounds. We are grateful for every participant, intern, speaker, [...]

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF YOUTH LEADERS!2020-07-15T21:28:35+00:00

We’re Going Online

2020-04-01T18:06:23+00:00

The Young Women’s Leadership Challenge (YWLC) 2020 program is GOING ONLINE. In preparation for our 2020 program, in light of current events, we have decided to take the YWLC program fully online. We feel that now more than ever, a program which empowers high school girls to see themselves as confident, compassionate, and resilient changemakers [...]

We’re Going Online2020-04-01T18:06:23+00:00
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