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Nominations are now open for the 2017 YWCA 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 34th annual Women of Distinction Awards in support of our 45 programs and services that help women, children, youth and their families each year.  The Awards are a chance to pay tribute to our communites' outstanding women and organizations and to support much-needed programs and services crucial to building brighter futures.

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

Join us for a free information session to learn what’s involved in submitting a successful package. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required and space is limited. 

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm - Register now

Nominations for the 2017 Women of Distinction Awards are now open and will close on Friday, January 30, 2017. 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 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.

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