Celebrate Women

The Women's Resource Group at the Gateway Region YMCA aims to create a network of female-identified Y professionals to provide networking opportunities; provide professional development experiences for YMCA staff from experts within our organization and from the local community, and encourage space for employees to share knowledge and experience, and encourage personal growth.

Women's history month

The Women's Summit, hosted by the Women's Employee Resource Group, provides staff the opportunity for further personal development, mentorship, and fostering their career growth.



Allies play an important role when it comes to giving a voice to marginalized groups. Take a look at some educational resources below!

YMCA Volunteer Opportunities

Women Entrepreneurship & Support

Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Program
The M/WBE Program was enacted to ensure that County contracts are awarded in a manner that promotes economic inclusion of all segments of the business population, regardless of race, sex, or gender, to maximize the economic vitality and development of the County

Women-Owned Restaurants

Women-Owned Small/Local Business Resources

Education is an important piece in making a difference for ALL! Check out some informational resources below.

Keyway Center for Diversion and Reentry provides comprehensive wrap-around services for women and trans individuals reentering the St. Louis community from jail or prison.

Almost Home
Almost Home provides resources and support for these motivated young moms, but it’s their drive, grit, and determination that will transform their futures.

Violence Prevention Center
Provides shelter, advocacy, and counseling services, as well as volunteer and donation opportunities.





Are we missing something? Send us a woman-identifying person, woman-owned business, local woman-focused resource, or upcoming events!