YW Strive – Registration is Open!

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YW Strive – Registration is Open!

YW Strive is a free digital literacy and workforce training program that encompasses valuable training on various digital and soft skills. Powered by Google.org, this program helps individuals learn how to work productively and collaboratively using Google Workspace.

YW Strive classes are held on Thursdays from 5:30 – 8:30 PM  in-person at YWCA Delware’s Home-Life Management Center’s Learning Lab (709 N Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801.) Virtual participation is also available! YW Strive’s second cohort begins Thursday, November 18th!


Professional and Employability Skills

More than 5 million paying businesses use G Suite applications to create and share digital files. This career coaching program allows trainees to sharpen skills and stay competitive, especially in hybrid environments. Trainees will learn the fundamentals of Google’s cloud computing applications used by local employers that are needed to define and succeed on a career path.

Program topics include:
  • All things Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail, Calendars)
  • Presentation Skills
  • Essential Skills (aka Soft Skills)
  • Resume Creation
  • Interview Techniques
  • Financial Empowerment
  • Team Work and Collaboration

Hands-On Approach
YW Strive fosters a community of support and hands-on classes and assignments.  Trainees develop and practice skills in real-time in a collaborative, safe environment. Any individual facing employment barriers or barriers to attending college is strongly encouraged to register.

Upon Completion

Participants will receive a certification that demonstrates G-Drive proficiency.

For questions, please email WAND@ywcade.org.

Local Employer or Agency Partnerships
Are you a local employer or nonprofit agency and want to partner with YW Strive? Contact June Crockett, (302) 224-4060 ext. 216, for more information.