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New Student Open Houses 2/12 and 3/12

Open House
YWCP is currently accepting applications for young women residing in the City of Rochester that will be entering 7th grade in the fall of 2015. YWCP also continuously accepts applications for those entering the 8th and 9th grades. There are no special admissions requirements, interviews, or aptitude requirements.

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Cool Women/Hot Jobs 2015

CWHJ spotlightNearly 50 women visited YWCP on January 22nd for annual our "Cool Women/Hot Jobs" Career Day. They represented the career fields of education, law, engineering, manufacturing, fundraising, data analysis, sustainability, finance, marketing, health education, medicine, small business, music, human resources, real estate, science, hospitality, and [...]

YWCP Leadership Breakfast is a Success!

Breakfast SpotlightThis year's 4th Annual Leadership Breakfast was a rousing success, honoring three inspiring community leaders/groups that have supported YWCP for many years and have helped our students get on the path to college.  Those honorees included: [...]

LaShunda Leslie-Smith Honored as "40 Under 40"

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Congratulations to YWCP Foundation President & CEO LaShunda Leslie-Smith who was honored this month as one of the Rochester Business Journal's "40 Under 40."  This is the 20th year of the "40 Under 40" awards, which recognize 40 men and

If I Can See It, I Can Be It!

January 29, 2015 -
LaShundaL 100px"If I Can See It, I Can Be It!"  That was the theme of our recent Leadership Breakfast, but it's so much more than that.  It's a statement that signifies our belief at YWCP that if we help our students connect with positive female role models - women who are achieving success in their education, in their career, in their life - our students will know that they, too, can achieve success.

Each day, we strive to inspire our

Introducing Dr. Pamela Kissel

November 07, 2014 -
Dear Community,
It is my pleasure to join the Young Women’s College Prep Charter School as the new interim principal. I am honored to take this position following my retirement in June a… [More]