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Transform your Career with the Women’s Leadership Institute!

Monday, June 18, 2018

The YWCA Women’s Leadership Institute offers a comprehensive leadership development training curriculum and corresponding programs designed to build, train, recognize and empower transformative women leaders at all phases of their careers. Registration is open for the fall 2018 sessions of Boot Camp and Quest! Boot Camp is designed for high potential individual contributors and Quest… Continue Reading Transform your Career with the Women’s Leadership Institute!

We Are Cleveland: Leading For Change

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Cleveland Leadership Center presents We are Cleveland: Leading for Change, a day-long conference on August 16, 2018, that inspires individuals to have greater impact on improving life in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, and provides them with tools to make a difference. YWCA Greater Cleveland is proud to be a community partner for one of the… Continue Reading We Are Cleveland: Leading For Change

It Starts Early

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Seventy percent of the children who go home from YWCA’s five-star pre-school, housed at its headquarters on Prospect Avenue in Cleveland, will sleep in a shelter at night. But during the school day, those fifty 3-to-5-year-old children are in a learning environment that is enriched with degreed educators supporting them in an Early Childhood Mental… Continue Reading It Starts Early

Hear Her Sports Glenville Podcast

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Madison Residency Artist Elizabeth Emery, who is locally based here in Cleveland, needs your help reaching young girls and women 10-110 years of age. Her project, Hear Her Glenville, will provide the opportunity for young girls to tell their story about their athletic aspirations, and women that are fit and active to share the experiences… Continue Reading Hear Her Sports Glenville Podcast

Norma Herr Women's Center

YWCA Greater Cleveland Selected to Operate Norma Herr Women’s Center

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Margaret Mitchell, the president and CEO of the YWCA Greater Cleveland, said the management of the shelter is an “important step forward” for the organization. For the last seven years the YWCA has been working to find and maintain housing for youth aging out of foster care. “We want our staff to take a fresh approach… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Cleveland Selected to Operate Norma Herr Women’s Center

Norma Herr

Who is Norma Herr?

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Norma Herr Women’s Center was not named after a wealthy donor or a local public figure. The shelter on Payne Avenue was named after one of its residents. Norma Herr began her life as a piano prodigy who was on track to perform at the highest level. She was also a wife and mother before… Continue Reading Who is Norma Herr?

Dr. Carol Cartwright to Enter MAC Hall of Fame

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Former Kent State president Dr. Carol Cartwright will be one of five members in the 2018 Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame class, which will be enshrined during a ceremony set for May 30 during the MAC Honor’s Dinner at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel. Cartwright’s career in higher education was distinguished by innovative teaching, pioneering research… Continue Reading Dr. Carol Cartwright to Enter MAC Hall of Fame

Erin Luke Elected Partner at Thompson Hine LLP

Friday, January 19, 2018

1/9/18 Erin Luke – Erin was elected as one of nine new partners at Thompson Hine LLP. Erin is also a YWCA Woman of Professional Excellence Class of 2016. Erin Luke is a member of the Construction practice group in Cleveland. She advises owners, developers, contractors and design firms on large-scale domestic and international projects including hotel and… Continue Reading Erin Luke Elected Partner at Thompson Hine LLP