Young Women Empowered

Y-WE Speak

Y-WE’s youth enrollment 2014 – 2015 is Closed. We will open enrollment for our 2015-2016 Speak Program in May.

Join Us for the Y-WE Speak Performance on March 14th at Seattle Rep from 2-4pm! 

Celebrate the Voices and Legacies of young women in our community. The event is free, but reservations with the rep box office are required.  Reserve Online: Or call: (206) 443-2222


A Writing and Performance Project

Do you have a passion for art and creativity?  Do you want to learn life skills through theater and writing? Do you want to see shows at the Rep, meet awesome peers & mentors, and take theater workshops? Then this is an amazing opportunity for you!  All events held at the Seattle Repertory Theater. This program begins with drop-in sessions throughout the fall (see schedule), and moves into frequent workshops & rehearsals from December-March, 2014. The program culminates with a public performance on the Rep’s Leo K stage on March 14th 2014! No performance experience is required.

Every girl’s story matters…Every girl’s voice is important…This is your chance to SPEAK and be HEARD!  

At Y-WE Speak, You Will Gain:

  • Public speaking & performance skills–looks great on a resume and college application! (no experience necessary)
  • srtLogoMentorship with amazing adult role models who will help you set and meet goals for your future
  • Collaborative teamwork experience that will be relevant to any group project in your future
  • Creative Writing, Narrative and literacy skills that will improve your written and verbal communication

Visit the Seattle Rep’s website to see what they say about this exciting partnership!


Y-WE Speak 2014-2015 Calendar

DATE                               TIME                                      EVENT

Sept 6             1:00 pm – 5:00 pm               Y-WE Write performance,  Open House,  Seattle Rep Leo K Theater

√ Nov. 14, 15, 16         Fri 6 pm – 3 pm Sun.            Overnight Retreat, Camp Korey DSC_0015_

√ December 1                                                                Y-WE Speak enrollment deadline

√ December 6             11:30 am – 4:00 pm               Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep.

√ January 24               11:30 am – 4:00 pm               Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep.

√ January 31               11:30 am – 5:00 pm               Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep, Piano Lesson

√ February 7                11:30 am – 4:00 pm               Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep

√ February 21              9:30 – 2:00 pm                        Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep

√ February 26th           4:00 pm – 10:00 pm               Y-WE Ignite Dinner, Sodo Park DSC_0276_

√ February 28              11:30 am – 4:00 pm              Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep

√ March 7                      11:30 am – 4:00 pm              Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep-rehearsal

√ March 13 ( Friday)    4:00 pm – 8:00 pm                Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep-tech rehearsal

√ March 14                   10:00 am – 5:00 pm             Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep – show day,

2 pm performance

March 21                   11:30 am – 4:00 pm              Y-WE Speak at Seattle Rep-closing workshop

April 25th                   11:00 am – 5:00 pm             Y-WE Public Career Day, UW Bothell

May 8, 9 & 10           Fri. 6 pm –  3 pm Sun.           Overnight Retreat, Camp Korey

May 24th                  Sun. 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm       Public Graduation & Celebration for Speak and Lead


SIGN UP for our 2015-2016 Speak Program!

C_Y-WE_Speak Step 1:
Sign up online:  Application will be released soon!

Step 2:
Fill out & sign this Hold Harmless form and this Medical form

Step 3:
Scan and Email the Hold Harmless form and the Medical form to  –OR– Mail or Deliver a hard copy to:

Young Women Empowered
316 4th Ave. South
Kirkland, WA 98033

Step 4:
Make your program payment via PayPal online below or mail your payment to our office at the address above.
Please be sure to indicate the NAME OF THE Y-WE PARTICIPANT  you are paying for when you submit your payment.

Select Payment Level, Enter Participant’s Name, and Click Pay Now

Sliding-Scale Tuition Payment Levels
Name of Participant

Questions? Contact the Y-WE office at (425) 242-0187