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YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Honors Writer, Suzy Welch

On May 9, 2009 the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley honored Suzy Welch at the Spring installment of their 2009 Women of Excellence Leadership Speaker Series. Among other things, Suzy is a journalist, management consultant, and columnist for Oprah's O and BussinessWeek magazines. The event was held in The Forum at All Saints Church where she gave a dynamic and personable message about balancing work and life issues and personal decision-making strategies, a topic also addressed in her just published book 10- 10-10, A Life Transforming Idea. Welch was awarded the Women of Excellence Leadership Award, joining former awardees like California Debra Bowen and Congresswoman Linda Sanchez. The series attracts P a s a d e n a ' s business, civic and philanthropic communities. The series is created to inspire while cultivating future women of excellence. The May 9th event, sponsored by Glendale Memorial Hospital, Citizen's Business Bank and Barclays Capital, raised funds for the YWCA's programs including "Just for Girls," Summer Empowerment Camp, Financial Literacy, Dance, Parenting and other programs for girls and women. Information about these programs is available at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at 626-296-8433.

For over 100 years, the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley has stood for a woman’s right to be treated with dignity and respect. We act via a wide range of programs that strive towards the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women in Pasadena and the West San Gabriel Valley. Learn more at www.ywca-pasadena.org.


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