Find a Speaker for Your Event

The YWCA has a variety of staff members available to speak at your workshops and events, with a wide array of expertise, including:

Social Enterprise

  • Doing Good is Everyone’s Business
  • Purchase with Purpose! Creating social impact through conscious consumerism.

Leadership Development

Marketing & Development

  • Creating the WIN-WIN-WIN! Best practices in developing sustainable, strategic partnerships that create value for your organization, partners and those you serve!
  • Social Media 101 for Non-Profits

Parenting

  • Active Parenting (Birth-5 and 5-12)
  • Positive Guidance with Children
  • Thirty Million Words Gap
  • Child Development
  • Bullying in School and Online
  • Mental Health and Trauma
  • Signs of Depression and Anxiety
  • One-on-One Internet Safety
  • Social Media Safety
  • Apps, What are Kids Using
  • Substance Abuse and Vaping
  • Understanding Vaping Risks
  • Managing School Systems

Economic Empowerment

  • Workforce development
  • Soft Skill Development

Sexual Assault Prevention / Intervention

  • Sexual Violence Prevention in Schools and College Campuses
  • Title IX Compliance

Sexual Harassment Prevention / Intervention

  • Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace
  • Cultural Humility

Diversity & Inclusion

  • Cultural Humility
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Inclusion begins with you!
  • Trauma-Informed Workplace

Public Policy

Human Resources

  • Motivating your Team
  • Time Management

Nutrition / Wellness

  • Supersizing our Children: Childhood Obesity
  • Eat Right, Grow Strong: Healthy Easting
  • Moving Children to Good Health: Physical Activity for Young Children
  • Moving Towards a Healthy Lifestyle Together: Working with Families to Promote Healthy Behaviors

Early Childhood Education/Child Care Services

  • Choosing Quality Child Care
  • Executive Function
  • Living the NAEYC Standards in your Early Childhood Program
  • NAEYC Accreditation Process (Environments, Classroom Portfolios, Program Portfolios, Changes)
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice (Infants/Toddlers/Twos/Preschool)
  • Enriched Learning Centers (Making the Most of your Environment)
  • Building Relationships with Families Parents/Families
  • Teaching Children with Exceptionalities (both ends of the exceptionality continuum)
  • Cultural Awareness to Understand ESL Families
  • Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
  • Overcoming Sociocultural Challenges
  • On-going Assessment Using Primary Language
  • Bilingual Education for Infants/Toddlers
  • DAP for school Agers
  • Activity facilitation w/ school age groups
  • PBC information, implementation, & content
  • Non-Bias Teaching Practices “I Dream A World”
  • Best Practices when administering for ASQ-3/ASQ:SE-2
  • Atypical Infant/Toddler and Child Development
  • Social-emotional Development in Young Children
  • Utilizing Child’s IFSP/IEP to Support Child’s Learning
  • Understanding Young Children’s Challenging Behaviors
  • Benefits of adding early head start into your program from an employee perspective
  • Best practices in a family child care center
  • How to write an attainable goal for a child or teacher
  • Making your Outside Play Time Meaningful
  • Illinois Early Learning Guidelines
  • Basics of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Practice
  • Caring for Mixed Ages of Children
  • The Power of Observation
  • Program for Infant Toddler Care
  • Positive Guidance/Challenging Behaviors
  • Health and Wellness- Yoga and movement for children, recipes and cookbooks to use in the classroom
  • Cultural Influence on Diet
  • Language and Powerful Interactions
  • A Team Approach to Strengthening Young Children’s Social and Emotional Skills (Pyramid Model)
  • Successful Classroom Management
  • Family Engagement
  • Conducting Classroom Screenings and Assessments
  • Milestone Moments: Using ASQ
  • Basics of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Practices
  • Creating an Active Learning Environment
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Cultivating a Pre-K Classroom of Kindness
  • Cognitive development
  • Social emotional development
  • Cultural relevant literacy
  • Parental engagement
  • McKinney Vento
  • CCAP Process

Please contact us at info@ywcachicago.org for additional information.