Unpacking the gift and power of women in the Alaska community

The YWCA of Alaska recently named its 31st cohort of Women of Achievement. On this edition of Hometown Alaska, we learn more about the mission and priorities of this organization as it has thrived through three decades. And, we meet and speak with several Women of Achievement to learn their story and hear their wisdom.

As always, your questions and comments are welcome during the live broadcast. Join us!

HOST: Kathleen McCoy


  • Theresa Lyons, CEO of YWCA Alaska
  • Sharon Richards, 1988 co-founder and first executive director YWCA
  • Several Women of Achievement: Carol Schatz (1997); Kate Slyker (2014); Moira Smith (2020)



  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live broadcast (2:00 – 3:00pm)
  • Send e-mail to hometown@alaskapublic.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air)
  • Post your comment or question below (comments may be read on air
  • LIVE: Monday, November 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m
  • RE-AIR: Monday, November 23, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

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