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Women of Achievement Ticket Raffle

Friday, April 19, 2019

The YWCA of Greater Cleveland is on a mission to GIVE AWAY TWO FREE TICKETS to our 2019 Women of Achievement Luncheon! For a have a chance to win the two tickets all you have to do is enter your information below. The winner will be randomly selected and notified on April 26th!

2019 Women of Professional Excellence

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

2019 Honorees BakerHostetler Michelle Hervey, Partner Cuyahoga Community College Linda Lanier Assistant Professor, Counseling Annette McDowell Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education Rebecca Stolzman Director III, Grants Management EY Stephanie Ferry, Senior Manager of Assurance Services Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Brandy Moorhead, Director Product Development – Global Off Highway Gries Financial LLC Shannon Gallagher,… Continue Reading 2019 Women of Professional Excellence

Raise Your Voice for Justice

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Introduction Doris Brennan was the Executive Director of Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP), A Center for Independent Living, from 1986 until her passing in 2000.  In 1988 Doris became the first Ohioan named to the National Hall of Fame for Persons with Disabilities and also received the E.B. Whitten Silver Medallion Award of the… Continue Reading Raise Your Voice for Justice

Providing a Safe Space for Transgender Patients by Margarita Diaz

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Providing a Safe Space for Transgender Patients Several weeks ago, a provider called my office to ask questions regarding office visit interactions with transgender patients.  I was very pleased this provider, who has been in practice for several years, sought to consult with an Inclusion & Diversity practitioner to heighten their cultural awareness on engaging… Continue Reading Providing a Safe Space for Transgender Patients by Margarita Diaz

“You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” by Cynthia Connolly

Thursday, March 14, 2019

“You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” By: Cynthia Connolly It was an innocent elementary class field trip to the Ann Arbor Natural History Museum. Jurassic Park had just come out, and my classmates were beside themselves with excitement about the dinosaur bones on the first floor, and the endangered and extinct animals on the… Continue Reading “You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” by Cynthia Connolly

What is Privilege?

Monday, March 4, 2019

  What is Privilege? The unearned social, political, economic, and psychological benefits of membership in a group that has institutional and structural power. Living and existing in a world where standards and rules are premised upon the dominant group’s needs wants and desires. To identify with or be identified as a member of a dominant… Continue Reading What is Privilege?