Today, WORT’s News Director, Molly Stentz, sits down during an interview with Vanessa McDowell.
Vanessa is the new Chief Executive Officer of YWCA Madison. Vanessa has worked for YWCA in many different capacities, including as Director of Support Services, Chief Programs Officer, and most recently, Interim CEO. She is the first woman of color to lead the organization in its 109 year history.
She spoke about the the path ahead for the YWCA and their plans for the future.
The YWCA is opening new offices on Madison’s south side at 2040 South Park.
You can meet Vanessa and see their new center during an open house on September 15th.