Our Core Values
Principles that Guide our Work

  • Desire and passion lead our decisions and roles.
  • We practice full authenticity and honesty with one another and ourselves.
  • We listen deeply.
  • We value and enjoy the process as well as the product.  We intend our YWSE experience to serve us every step of the way.
  • We are accountable and responsible for our contributions, strengths and weaknesses as individuals.
  • We act with integrity aligning this work with our deepest values.
  • We practice intimacy, sisterhood and respect to stay connected and effective as a team.
  • We act for the good of the whole (including ourselves, the Board, YWSE’s membership and the world).
  • We trust in one another and ourselves, and in the synergy of opportunities and challenges that arise for us as an organization.
  • We believe in the abundance of resources, time and opportunities.
  • We bring levity to our work and have fun!