• Nominations for the 36th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Open Soon

Who Inspires You? Nominations for the 36th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Open Soon

For 35 years, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards has recognized and honoured extraordinary women leaders, while raising much-needed funds for YWCA programs and services that are crucial to building brighter futures for women and children across Metro Vancouver.

Do you know a woman whose outstanding achievements contribute to the well-being and future of Metro Vancouver? Do you know of a business or organization that supports the wellness and diverse needs of its employees?

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


Join us for a free information session on September 18, 5:15pm to learn how to submit a successful nomination package.

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required and space is limited, register now


We accept nominations for women who are driving positive change in our communities, 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.

Nominations for the 2019 Women of Distinction Awards will open on Tuesday, Sept 18, 2018 and will close on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 5:00pm PST.

For more information about Women of Distinction nominations, visit our nominations page and FAQs.

See the nominees and recipients of the 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.

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