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Organize Your Butterflies

Jul 9, 2020

This episode of Organize Your Butterflies features a dynamic conversation between Nikki Mitre, Acting Director Executive Director, Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute, and Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA. The historical milestones of Native American women have shaped America’s history. Today, they...


Jul 2, 2020

This episode of Organize Your Butterflies features a moving conversation between Elle Hearns, the Founder of the Marsha P. Johnson Institute (MPJI) and Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA. In the one year since founding the MPJI, Elle has formally created a space for Black transwomxn to find community, resources, and...


Jun 25, 2020

This episode of Organize Your Butterflies features a vibrant and thought provoking conversation between Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA and Peggy Nagae, Senior Consultant at White Men as Full Diversity Partners and the co-chair of the Diversity Task Force for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Topics...


Jun 18, 2020

Join Nisha Patel, who is an Independent Consultant working with individual donors and community foundations on the philanthropic side, and has an affiliation as a Senior Fellow at the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis and Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA as they discuss the massive...


Jun 10, 2020

This week’s episode features a conversation with Dr. Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, Assistant Dean of Civic Engagement, lecturer, and faculty affiliate of Mexican-American and Latino Studies, and Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA. In her various roles, Dr. Soto strives to  lead dialogues on what effective public...