411 W Monroe St.
Austin, TX 78704
Please join us to celebrate 111 years of the YWCA Greater Austin. The event will be a celebration to honor outstanding Austinites + Austin companies who have been key change makers working to strengthen our community through the advancement of women, civil rights and racial justice. There will be four awards presented during this year’s event: Women of Color Leading Change, Ally, Legacy and #NewRadical. The honorees for each of these awards will be recognized for their outstanding achievements on behalf of all of us who believe that when communities stand together with human dignity at the forefront - all of us benefit.
Ally Award Finalists
Woman of Color Leading Change Finalists
2018 Legacy Award: City of Austin, Mayor Steve Adler
This is not your typical fundraiser. Thanks to this year’s Presenting Sponsor, Dell Inc. you will enjoy a special live performance by Jane Ellen Bryant, Winner of "Best New Band" and "Best Female Vocalist" at the Austin Music Awards in 2017.
We are also thrilled to have Austin’s own Paella, Tapas and More catering company cooking up their incredible Paella on-site. They have been the official caterer of SXSW, Sounds from Spain event. Enjoy sips , bites and fantastic conversations. Hope to see you at this year’s YWCA Greater Austin’s Fabulous People Party!
Doors open at 6:00. Attire is Austin Cool.
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Presenting Sponsor | Dell Inc.
Media Sponsor | Austin Woman Magazine
Eliminate Racism Sponsor | H-E-B
Empower Women Sponsor | Gather Venues • Impact Hub Austin • Microsoft• Omnibus Creative Studio • Paellas, Tapas & More
Social Justice Sponsors | Accounting for Change • Austin Capital Mortgage • InSync Solutions Ltd • Knight Office Solutions
In-Kind Sponsors | Ashley Goudeau • Austin's Elite - Event Staff & Rentals • IBM • jugo austin • My Event Is the Bomb • The Victory Cup • Tito's Handmade Vodka • Hemp360 • BLOC Environmental Solutions • Treaty Oak Distillery • Belle River Marketing • Urban Betty • Frog Pond Distillery • 512 Programmers • Raul Vallejo
Founded in 1907, the YWCA is, not only the first, but the longest serving agency in Central Texas to work to eliminate racism and empower women by promoting the health and safety of women and girls, their economic empowerment and advancement and racial justice and civil rights.
Mission Statement | The YWCA Greater Austin is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.