Episode #3 – July 11, 2019
Host: Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA
Guest: Blanche A. Williams, creator and author of Sisterhood of Greatness, founder of National Black Women’s Town Hall
In the latest episode of “Organize Your Butterflies,” YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo chats with Blanche A. Williams, a former SiriusXM radio talk show host who earned a reputation as a gifted communicator, debating current issues from a woman’s perspective and conducting one-on-one interviews with extraordinary figures, including Dr. Maya Angelou, Cicely Tyson, Laila Ali, Kerry Washington, Charles Osgood, Quincy Jones, and more.
Blanche is also an author and the creator of the Sisterhood of Greatness, as well as the founder and moderator of the National Black Women’s Town Hall, Inc., established in 2008, with its inaugural meeting convened in association with civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy Height and the National Council of Negro Women in Washington, D.C. Tune in as Alejandra and Blanche have a stimulating conversation about the importance of the Sisterhood of Greatness Manifesto, paying it forward, and how meeting Dr. Height and remembering her legacy not only had a lasting impact, but also helped influence this podcast!
YWCA Spotlight: YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region
Guest: Sylvia Y. Acosta, CEO of YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region
Sylvia Y. Acosta, Ph.D., talks with YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo about the programs and services offered by YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region, and the strong impact the organization has had in their larger Texas community. YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region was founded in 1909, and today serves over 40,000 people through a wide array of services, including housing programs, job and life skills training, teen leadership and other community education initiatives, after school programs, and more.
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