October 31, 2019

World YWCA Council

Kate Sowers Joins World YWCA Council 2019

YWCA Spokane is proud to announce that one of our valued team members, Kate Sowers, has recently been awarded a scholarship to join the World YWCA Council.

Kate, who currently supports our local agency as the Development Coordinator, is excited to travel to Johannesburg, South Africa this November to come together with YWCA representatives from all regions of the world.

“Just five scholarships to attend the Council were awarded to individuals that are formally affiliated with YWCA as a staff member or volunteer,” shares Regina Malveaux, CEO of YWCA Spokane. “With a scholarship process that is incredibly competitive, we were extremely excited but not surprised that our valued and extremely talented Kate was selected.”

We look forward to Kate’s return from this incredible opportunity so she can share with us about her experience and what she learned. Stay tuned!

About World YWCA Council

World Council is the legislative authority and the governing body of the World YWCA. Meeting every 4 years, 500-600 YWCA delegates and observers from over 100 countries will engage in a democratic decision-making process in order to set the strategic priorities for the next four years.

World YWCA Council is a space for mutual learning and the sharing of stories.  It is a space to build community, nurture friendships, and develop new leaders, under the theme: “Young Women Transforming Power Structures for Gender Equality.”.

To learn more about the 29th World YWCA Council, click here.

To learn more about World YWCA, click here.


By: Erica Schreiber

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