Strive

Strive

YWCA Strive is an Economic Empowerment Program that addresses the growing need to teach personal finance, digital skills, and job skills to young women in order to increase their financial independence and economic success.

YWCA’s Strive program is an 8 week long course for women to learn skills necessary for joining the workforce. Curriculum covers a wide range of digital skills, essential soft skills, and career development skills. Classes include introduction to Google applications, goal setting, decision making, critical thinking, creating resumes and cover letters, and interview prep. Upon completion of all requirements, participants will receive a certificate and will be prepared to enter the workforce and achieve their career goals.

Fill out this application or email strive@ywca-berkeley.org for more information.