- Jan 16th
- Feb 20th
- Mar 20th
- Apr 17th
- May 15
- Jun 8 (End of school year Pot-Luck; on a Friday)
- *no meetings in July & August
- Sep 18
- Oct 16
- Nov 13 (note: moved up a week due to Thanksgiving)
- Dec 7 (Cookie Exchange; on a Friday)
An evening of conversation, casual networking and friendship for professional women
"Less is More. Doing the Right Things Well!"
Speaker Brittany Baldwin is a speechwriter in Washington, D.C. She has previously worked as a ghostwriter for over 20 clients, and as a speechwriter on a presidential campaign and on Capitol Hill.
She has a B.A. in American Studies from Hillsdale College and is a native Texan. Brittany enjoys hiking, baking and spending time with family and friends.
Please join us before the talk for a wine reception! Reception starts at 7:00 p.m.
$15 on-line or at the door
- Spend a weekend away to pray and refocus your priorities and plans. Talk with God about life, love, work, friendships and family.
- Attendees have the opportunity to attend Mass on Saturday and Sunday and to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The schedule includes time for private prayer, reading, relaxation and exercise.
- A priest of Opus Dei will preach the retreat, lead times of prayer and will be available for spiritual direction.
Yuma Prep Leadership Program
Spring semester begins January 13, 2018
Explore what it means to lead with integrity and be a catalyst for positive change. YumaPrep offers leadership training and seminars, discussion forums and individual mentoring to girls who want to make a positive impact on the world. The program offers girls the chance to make new friends from different schools and is lots of fun!
Join us for our 5th Annual Motherhood Conference on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This one-day conference is offered in an effort to bring mothers of all ages together to hear inspiring lectures and to have an opportunity to share the joys and challenges of parenting.
Please join Yuma's partner American Initiatives in raising $2,500 to support the project to preserve the Altoclaro Conference Center.
The funds are needed to paint the exterior walls of the Conference Center which are in major disrepair.
Yuma and American Initiatives are looking to raise the needed funds by March 31th.
You can make a General Donation on the American Initiatives website using the button below.
Thank you for your generosity!
Includes: Short talks, work sessions, outdoor & indoor games and a service project.
Fee: $45 (bring your lunch)
Learn the 'how to' practical side of:
- habit building & brain chemistry
- developing positive and lasting motivation to work hard.
- effective studying habits
- how work & play can be a prayer
Work & Life Conference
"Embrace the Challenge"
Learn how a variety of professional women meet and embrace challenge in their personal professional journeys.
Jane (Jenny) A. Driver is a research physician at the Boston VA Medical Center, a member of the Division of Aging, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Trained as both a geriatrician and an oncologist, her research focuses on the epidemiology, prediction, and prevention of cancer and neurodegenerative disease. Dr. Driver will share her personal journey and the experiences that led her to discover the deeper meaning of work.
Anne Kustner Haser
Anne Kustner Haser is the President and Design Principal of Anne Kustner Lighting Design (AKLD). She founded AKLD in 1994 and has since completed more than 1,000 architectural lighting and control system designs throughout the United States. Anne is originally from Wisconsin and attended Mount St. Mary's College. She has navigated several health issues over the years and met each challenge with optimism and a sense of humor. Through her professional work and love for lighting she strives to bring out the beauty in residential and commercial architecture.
Keep Our Girls Safe: Human Trafficking in Our Communities
Yuma Center invites representatives from law enforcement and former trafficked persons for a morning discussion on human trafficking in our area.
Hear the story of Barbara Amaya, a sex trafficking survivor and Bill Woolf, a law enforcement officer, identify what is is, where it is happening, and what it looks like.
October 7, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4101 Yuma Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Help Us Keep Teens Safe.
Open to men and women, ages 21 and older.
FREE ADMISSION, Space is limited.
The Social Impact of Thoughtful Consumption
Yuma Center presents in partnership with
An instructional workshop to benefit Yuma Center and clothing drive to benefit Success In Style.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
at Yuma Center
4101 Yuma St. NW | Washington, DC 20016
$30 per person / $15 per student (by September 29)
$35 (on September 29 and at the door)
Bring along gently-used men's and women's clothing as your donation to Success in Style.
Brush up on your knowledge of Catholic teachings or receive an introduction to the Catholic faith.
Classes are held on Saturday mornings at Yuma from 9:30-11:30 am twice a month.
Series on the Creed begins September 23, 2017
You are Invited to a half-day
College Essay Seminar
for Rising High School Seniors
Taught by Brittany Baldwin, Speechwriter
9:30-10:15 AM - introductory talk and tips
10:15-11:00 AM - working session
11:00-12:00 AM - one-on-one coaching
12:00-12:30 PM- concluding take-away message
*Participants should bring drafts of their college essays if they have them, or essay ideas! They should also bring a laptop or a work pad.
ADVANCE REGISTRATION ONLY
Limited to 15 spots.
Cost: $50 - materials included
Year-end Potluck Lunch!
June 10, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Help us close the year and bring a dish to share! See you in September!
Calling all mothers who wish they had a place to go, hang out, talk to other adults, learn something interesting... AND have their kids taken care of.
Our new mother's club at Yuma Study Center meets monthly on the third Tuesday (excluding July and August). You'll enjoy coffee and treats while listening to a presenter and socializing.