Our People

Our Mission

We are committed to empowering young women within the wider community of women to make positive choices in order to affect social change.


Our Leaders

The YWCA of Hamilton’s President is Kimberley Kilgour*

Vice President is Arti Rathod


The YWCA of Hamilton Board comprises:


Erin Litchfield

Cassandra Ane Suemai *

Jamie Toko ++

Brittany Oliver *+

Rachel Southee *+


* Indicates young women aged 30 and under.

+ Indicates current year’s Tertiary Education Scholarship holders.

 ++Indicates current year’s Maori Women’s Community Award Holder.

The Board meets monthly and we hold an Annual General Meeting in October of each year.

YWCA of Hamilton New Zealand

07 838 2219