Mary Lee Kiernan

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Mary Lee Kiernan: What to Do if You’re Sexually Harassed in the Workplace

“Let us hope that we are experiencing a permanent cultural shift that consistently exposes workplace sexual harassment, strengthens intolerance for illegal workplace behaviors and environments, and encourages victims to take action against harassers.” Mary Lee Kiernen, President and CEO of YWCA Greenwich Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Ten Outstanding Women Honored at Greenwich YWCA’s 2017 Spirit of Greenwich Awards

The 2017 Spirit of Greenwich honorees are Kim Augustine, Jenny Adams Baldock, Vicki Craver, Cathy Dann, Laura Holland Geffs, Eileen Grasso, Lynn VK Hagerbrant, Wendy Stapleton Reyes, Heidi Brake Smith, and Jill Weiner. Continue Reading →

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Following Charlottesville Tragedy, Local Leaders Urge Greenwich to Stand Up to Hate

With incidents of hate and bias in Connecticut on the rise, Greenwich Schools Superintendent Dr. Jill Gildea; YWCA’s Mary Lee Kiernan, Boys & Girls Club’s Bobby Walker and the ADL’s Steve Ginsburg urge people in Greenwich to speak out against hate, report incidents to authorities, communicate support to populations at risk and model inclusive language for children. Continue Reading →

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YWCA Greenwich Announces New Chief Advancement Officer, Kathleen Seiden

Most recently, Ms. Seiden was Vice President of Development and Communications at the Family & Children’s Agency in Norwalk.

Prior to that, she was Director of Development at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich where she was responsible for all fundraising efforts to sustain the organization’s operating budget. Continue Reading →

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12th Annual Old Bags Luncheon Highlights Serious Issue of Domestic Violence

“Last year, YWCA Domestic Abuse Services provided help to 1,367 individuals – members of our community – who reached out for help and support during their darkest days.” – Mary Lee Kiernan, President and CEO, YWCA Greenwich Continue Reading →

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Words Still Matter – Building a Community without Hate Event Honors Martin Luther King at YWCA Greenwich

Martin Luther King at YWCA of Greenwich - Greenwich Free Press

Due to the recent rise in hate speech and hate crimes, the YWCA’s focus for the event will be “Why Words Still Matter” in the context of building a community without hate. Featured guests will be Moderator, Steve Ginsburg, Director – Connecticut Region, Anti-Defamation League; Deirdre Daly, U.S. Attorney, State of Connecticut; Bobby Walker, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich; and Dr. Salvatore Corda, Interim Superintendent, Greenwich Public Schools. Continue Reading →

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