EMPOWER WOMEN

YWCA Richmond is dedicated to empowering women and eliminating racism by providing the following core programs that promote racial, social and economic equity for women, girls and their families.

Create leadership opportunities

YWCA Richmond offers leadership opportunities for women of all ages to promote gender equity.

Empower RVA Teens Peer Educator Program

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Young Women’s
Leadership Alliance

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Recognize women’s leadership and achievements

Since 1980, YWCA Richmond has been a pioneer in recognizing women leaders and celebrating their achievements in creating lasting community impact via our annual Outstanding Women Awards.

Outstanding Women
Awards

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Rising Outstanding
Woman Award

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Invest in women’s professional development in social justice


Pat Asch Fellowship for Social Justice for women over 50

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YWCA Pat Asch

News and Resources for Empowering Women

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41st Outstanding Women Awards Celebration

Friday, November 5, 2021, 11:30AM – 1PM Virtual: Live Stream on November 5 Our 41st Annual Outstanding Women Awards will celebrate nine…

YWCA Rising Outstanding Woman Recipient v2

Meet Amanda Eaddy McKeithan, the 2021 ROWA winner

Amanda Eaddy McKeithan is an educator, storyteller, writing coach, creative consultant, and teen girl advocate in Richmond, VA. She is the founder of…

2021 Class of Outstanding Women Awards Honorees

2021 Class of Outstanding Women Awards Honorees

Since 1980, YWCA Richmond has celebrated local women leading our region and inspiring future leaders through its annual Outstanding Women Awards.  We…