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 →
“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 →
Stand Against Racism is a signature event of the YWCA to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. This event is one part of our larger national YWCA strategy to fulfill our mission of eliminating racism. Continue Reading →
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 →
Fans of the new leader of the YWCA of Greenwich, Mary Lee Kiernan, crowded into Betteridge on Greenwich Ave on Thursday, Jan 12 for a celebration of her appointment. Continue Reading →
The town meet gives our local teams the chance to compete against each other as they prepare for meets across the state and country. Winners from Thursday and Friday include Kortney Knudsen, 15, Meghan Lynch, 13, Ryan Bedell, 17, and Jaden Nygaard, 13, in the distance races. Continue Reading →
In her distinguished career, Ms. Kiernan worked as the Communications Director and then as Co-Chair of the Fund for Women and Girls at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. She was Chair of the Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, as well as former Board Chair of the Greenwich United Way. Continue Reading →
During a 3-hour diversity training workshop akin to Names Day at Greenwich High School, 66 town leaders talked about stereotypes, hate, bigotry and the power of allies. All agreed that silence is deadly. Personal anecdotes were powerful. Continue Reading →
Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women had been largest women’s commission in the United States.
A group of former State Commissioners and former key employees of the Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) have launched a new non-profit initiative to advance the work of this former state agency. Continue Reading →