The YW Strive workforce development program of the YWCA of Greater Green Bay is focused on empowering women by offering educational workshops and providing referrals to community resources that can lead each participant towards economic advancement and long-term self-sufficiency. 


  • To develop a plan to obtain, to keep, and/or to pursue advancement in employment.
  • To gain confidence.
  • To identify personal and employment barriers.
  • To develop the habits and skills needed to meet your personal and employment goals. 
  • To identify resources in the community to help you meet your needs and goals.
  • To learn what it means to be empowered.

2022 Classes

March 8 or March 10, 2022Empowerment and Positive Mindset
March 15 or March 17, 2022Identifying Barriers
March 22 or March 24, 2022Gender Stereotypes
March 29 or March 31, 2022Computer Skills for the Workplace
April 5 or April 7, 2022 Resume Building
April 12 or April 14, 2022Job Searching
April 19 or April 21, 2022Budgeting and Financial Empowerment
April 26 or April 28, 2022Building Healthy Relationships
May 3 or May 5, 2022Time Management
May 10 or May 12, 2022Creating a Support System
May 17 or May 19, 2022Interviewing Techniques
May 24 or May 26, 2022Workplace Attire

Session/Workshop Details

Length of each weekly workshop during a session: 90 minutes. You can choose to attend as many or as few of the classes that you are interested in.

Time of day:  Tuesdays from 10:00AM – 11:30AM OR Thursdays from 5:00PM – 6:30PM

Where: Rebecca Chernick Innovation Lab – second floor of the YWCA building

Cost: FREE

Facilitator/Program Coordinator: Anne Achter

Minimum/Maximum number of participants for each session: 10 – 15

Eligibility for program

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be a resident of Wisconsin
  • Should have basic English skills

How to Register

To register contact Anne Achter via email at or call 920.432.5581 ext. 158. Pre-registration is not required unless you are utilizing childcare services during a class.

On Site Childcare Available During Workshops

Please inform Anne Achter at the time you register for a session of your need for child care services. Include the name and age of each child needing care. There is no cost for the on site child care service while you are participating in a session/workshop.


The YW Strive 2022 Program of the YWCA of Greater Green Bay is made possible by generous grants from The Green Bay Packers Foundation, and Humana.