Mar
23
Thu
Lunch and Learn: Acupuncture – A “Pointed” Discussion @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch and Learn: Acupuncture - A "Pointed" Discussion @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Please join YWCA’s Women’s Health Exchange and Licensed Acupuncturist Andrea Jones from JenCare Senior Medical Center to learn more about acupuncture and how it can be used to help with everything from stress to headaches to back pain and more!

Everyone is welcome! Light refreshments will be provided. Seats are limited so please reserve your free spot by email to womenshealthx@ywcachicago.org or call 312.762.2754.

Open Lab @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Mar 23 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Lab @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Use our computer centers for your internet, or other computing needs. You can also get computer-related assistance from one of our instructors.

*If you have not already paid the annual ITI membership fee, please click here. Otherwise, RSVP to Gregory Vaughn at the phone number or email above.

NAP SACC Training @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
NAP SACC Training @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center | Addison | Illinois | United States

Presenter: Barbara Taylor, DuPage County Health Department

The Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment in Child Care Assessment (NAP SACC) training is designed to increase child care providers’ knowledge of the relationship between nutrition, physical activity and the development of healthy weight in children, and guidelines and strategies for overcoming barriers to organizational change.

(REQUIRED to attend 3/21 AND 3/23 to receive certificate)

Who Should Register: All Early Childhood Educators

Level of Learning: Intermediate

Mar
24
Fri
Tech in a Day – Intro to QuickBooks @ YWCA Julian Grace Innovation & Technology Institute
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tech in a Day - Intro to QuickBooks @ YWCA Julian Grace Innovation & Technology Institute | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Business owners, learn to keep track of sales, purchases, inventory, cash flow and even employee payroll easily and efficiently using QuickBooks Online.

Hidden in Plain Site: Contract Opportunities for Small Business @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hidden in Plain Site: Contract Opportunities for Small Business @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Don’t Miss This Event!

Kiela Smith Upton has some amazing information to share with you on contracts for your business. Ms. Smith Upton is an Independent Associate and Trainer at LegalShield Business Solutions. She will impart her knowledge and expertise to small business and aspiring business owners.

The event is free, but RSVP is required. Please contact Brandon Evans at the phone number or email address above to secure your spot today!

Mar
25
Sat
Creating Individual Professional Development Plans @ Buenas Nuevas Community Church
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Creating Individual Professional Development Plans @ Buenas Nuevas Community Church | Montgomery | Illinois | United States

Presenter: Daisy Viyuoh, Kane County Health Dept.

Participants will define and explain the value of professional development. This training will assist in recognizing the relationship of staff development to Continuous Quality Improvement. Participants will also be able to identify the components of an effective professional development plan.

Who Should Register: All Early Childhood Educators

Level of Learning: Introductory

TechGYRLS @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TechGYRLS @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

TechGYRLS is a youth empowerment program designed to raise girls’ interest, confidence and self-efficacy in the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). The TechGYRLS program will help young girls develop the usage of technological tools, critical thinking and problem-solving skills in any profession they pursue. The program offers students a safe, supportive, girls-only environment for exploration and learning using curriculum comprised of design, animation, programming and robotics.

If you haven’t paid the $40 annual registration fee, please click here. Otherwise, email techgyrls@ywcachicago.org or call 773-496-5645 to RSVP today!

Mar
26
Sun
New Look of Leadership 2017 @ Macy's State Street, Narcissus Room
Mar 26 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

YWCA Chicago’s 5th Annual New Look of Leadership Fashion Event spotlights some of Chicago’s top business leaders who, through their professional work and community impact, support racial equality and the advancement of women. Watch as these influencers help reinforce the YWCA’s mission while modeling some of the hottest trends in fashion.

Purchase Your Tickets Today!
  • Premiere brunch seating along the runway ticket $150
  • Premiere brunch seating ticket $125
About New Look of Leadership

The New Look of Leadership (NLOL) is an annual fashion event presented by the YWCA Ambassadors Council and Future Leaders Council. Attendees get a sneak-peek at the latest styles from Macy’s worn by the best and brightest in the Chicagoland business scene.

Thank you to this year’s generous sponsors:

Arcelor Mittal Logo    Fifth Third Bank Logo

Show us the looks that help you lead! Post photos of your business looks and tag @YWCAChicago with the hashtag #NLOL2017.

Mar
27
Mon
MS Access Workshop @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Mar 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
MS Access Workshop @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Learn the best practices for Microsoft Access.

*If you have not already paid the annual ITI membership fee, please click here. Otherwise, RSVP to Gregory Vaughn at the phone number or email above.

Excel GMetrix Practice @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Mar 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Excel GMetrix Practice @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Take your Microsoft Excel skills to the next level!

*If you have not already paid the annual ITI membership fee, please click here. Otherwise, RSVP to Gregory Vaughn at the phone number or email above.