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Call for nominations now open

We are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Women of Distinction Awards!

Do you know a woman whose outstanding achievements contribute to the well-being and future of Metro Vancouver? Do you know a business that supports the wellness and diverse needs of its employees? YWCA Metro Vancouver is proud to host the nationally-recognized annual Women of Distinction Awards in support of our 50 programs and services that help women, children, youth and their families each year.  The Awards are a chance to pay tribute to our community’s outstanding women and organizations and to support much-needed programs and services crucial to breaking the cycle of poverty.

Consider nominating a woman or workplace for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award!

Nomination Form - Individuals

Nomination Form - Outstanding Workplace

Nominations for the 2016 Women of Distinction Awards will close on January 15, 2016 at 5 pm PST. Learn more about the Awards or the nominations process.

Who should I nominate for a Women of Distinction Award? 

We accept nominations for women who are driving positive change for women and children, either directly or by example, and organizations that support the wellness and diverse needs of their employees. Nominating a woman from your organization or nominating your organization for an outstanding workplace award is a great way to raise public profile since the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards nominees receive coverage by local and community media.

See the recipients of the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.

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