YWCA Miami

Press Releases

 July 19, 2017

9TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF INFLUENCE COCKTAIL RECEPTION TO FEATURE MIAMI HEAT EXECUTIVE KIM STONE AND OTHER LOCAL WOMEN LEADERS 

For nearly a decade, a committee of local influential women have organized the Women of Influence Cocktail Reception in support of the YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade. The event’s presenting sponsors are Akerman, PwC, StevenDouglas and A.C. McCowan CPA, along with supporting sponsors Sapoznik Insurance, Mercedes Benz and Jali Creatives, LLC. This premier cocktail event benefits the YWCA’s programs throughout the county. The event brings together hundreds of philanthropic women who have amassed professional and personal affluence throughout South Florida for an evening of networking, cocktails, conversation and a panel discussion around what it means to be a successful woman. This year the reception will be held on August 23, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132.

May 9, 2017 

YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI-DADE APPOINTS NEW CEO

The YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade announces Kerry-Ann Royes to be the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer effective June 5th. Royes, a 20-year veteran of the social sector, founded Arrow Consulting where she worked with organizations on corporate social citizenship, non-profit strategy, and collaborative community development issues, all with a passion for improving the lives of families and children in South Florida.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

  
January  25, 2017 
YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI-DADE TO OPEN NEW MIAMI GARDENS INTERGENERATIONAL LEARNING CENTER WITH $2.5MM MATCH GRANT FROM COUNTY                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade, along with Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert, and a host of county officials and community leaders, will celebrate the completion of the new YWCA Intergenerational Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM.                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 January 18, 2017
                      YWCA USA OFFICIALLY A PARTNER FOR THE WOMEN'S MARCH ON WASHINGTON

YWCA USA is proud to join as a partner of the Women's March scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017. More than 200 representatives from local YWCAs stretching from Washington State to Pennsylvania are joining YWCA USA in Washington, D.C. to stand in solidarity for social justice, racial equity, and women's rights.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


 

 

 

 

   

January 17, 2016
YWCA MIAMI TO PARTICIPATE IN US DEPT OF AGRICULTURE CHILD CARE FOOD PROGRAM 
YWCA Miami announces its intent to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child Care Food Program, which is a federal funded program that reimburses child care providers for serving nutritious meals and snacks to enrolled, eligible children.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      
  

 

September 1, 2016
 
MIAMI’S MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN COME TOGETHER IN SUPPORT OF YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI
On August 24, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., the YWCA of Greater Miami will welcome authentic leaders, inspiring role models and extraordinary achievers to Jungle Island for the 8th Annual Women of Influence Cocktail and Networker. Hosted by Akerman, PwC, Steven Douglas Associates, A.C. McCowan CPA, and Diaz & Cooper, this premier cocktail event benefits the YWCA’s programming initiatives. Taking place in Jungle Island’s popular Treetop Ballroom, the fundraiser features a silent auction, open bar, and a special guest panel of prominent women.


 

 

 

  

 August 15, 2016
   
         YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI ELECTS NEW BOARD OFFICERS
The YWCA of Greater Miami Dade’s Board of Directors is proud to announce the election of its new officers. The newly elected officers are:
President Ana C. Corrales, MA, Professor of Economics at Miami Dade College
Vice President Carmelita Concepcion, Sales Executive at MDW Insurance Group
Treasurer Melissa Fleitas, CPA, Audit Senior Manager at Berkowitz Pollack Brant
Secretary Cristina Martinho, MBA, Global Marketing Director at Hairuwear