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July 14, 2017

The Preparation

A group of interns from American Family Insurance sat down with instructors from YWeb to learn more about the program and how it has helped dozens of people jumpstart their careers. As students getting ready to enter the workforce, we asked Rasheid and Julia what YWeb does to prepare its students for success.
June 1, 2017

I knew I would face couple of challenges

While I was waiting for my permit, I could not work hence I had to sit at home. I was looking for opportunity to kill my time as I had no friends and family to be with. So, I started to look out for opportunities that could allow me to volunteer.
June 1, 2017

Knowledge or Experience

When I learned about the YWeb program I was hesitating to enroll because I thought that my educational background does not relate in any way to it.
June 1, 2017

His Words Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks

I began down the path to the Y-WEB two years ago. My  workload was overflowing, and I wasn’t seeing the growth from my position I had […]
May 25, 2017

What an Interesting Coincident

A day later I received an email from Julia the program coordinator that my application has been received and I shall be contacted for further interviews.
May 25, 2017

Greater Heights

I came to this program because I wanted something more for myself and my family. What I had was great but there was no progression, unless I went off and started my own business.
May 25, 2017

Being Part of a Team

For me, music and technology have been lifelong constants; I grew up listening to recordings of great musical masterworks even before playing an instrument.
May 25, 2017

Introverted Individuals

I found out about the YWCA through a friend who graduated from the previous cohort. So I decided to fill out the admission application and got selected and enrolled in cohort 5.
May 25, 2017

Change

I think the most important thing Yweb has to offer is change. And through my experience at the Yweb, as well as looking at my fellow cohort around me, I have found that everyone got exactly that - a change.