The Lack of BIPOC Women in STEM

February 15, 2023
Despite the STEM field's explosive growth, its workforce lacks equitable representation. We spoke with YWCA's Femme2STEM Program Manager Shalaya Manneh to get her insight on the gender and racial divide within the STEM field, and what progress must be made to change it.

Why BIPOC women receive unequal health care

February 8, 2023
Although medical professionals are meant to treat all patients equally and with respect, there are intrinsically racist elements to the healthcare system itself. Systemic racism within the medical field is called Medical Racism.

What is Environmental Racism?

January 5, 2023
Climate change is a global problem, but the divide between those able to mitigate its direct impact on them and those who cannot isn't a matter of luck or resourcefulness; it's the result of historical discrimination and environmental racism.

YWCA's Commitment to Ending Gender-Based Violence

December 20, 2022
For nearly 130 years, YWCA has provided critical resources for women and families experiencing gender-based violence. Thanks to our team, our community, and our commitment to equity and welfare, today we are the largest service provider in the region for people experiencing this kind of trauma.

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