Girls Empowerment

A- A A+

YWCA Bethlehem is committed to making the world a more fair, safe and equitable place for women and girls, starting right here in the Lehigh Valley.  Our Girls Empowerment programs encourage girls to be their best selves. We welcome your support as we continue our work to empower girls through the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program, TechGYRLS Afterschool STEM classes and annual Pop-Up Prom Shop.

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf

YWCA Bethlehem is proud to be the local affiliate for the nationwide LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program which empowers girls ages 7 – 17 through the game of golf.  On-line registration for our 2019 programs at Bethlehem Golf Club and Southmoore Golf Course will open on February 15.

Learn more about Girls Golf

Pop-Up Prom Shop

Annual event connects Lehigh Valley teens with gorgeous gently used dresses. Our popular community prom dress event, the Pop-Up Prom Shop, makes prom beautiful and affordable for Lehigh Valley teens. We are excited to be bringing the #YWCAPromShop home to Bethlehem this year.  Find your dream dress at ArtsQuest Center on March 2, 2019.

Learn More About the Pop-Up Shop

TechGYRLS Afterschool STEM

An after school STEM program dedicated to closing the persistent gender gap in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.  Instructors visit Bethlehem Area School District sites to facilitate hands-on STEM activities in a supportive all-girls settings. Made possible through generous corporate support of the PA Educational Improvement Tax Credit program.