Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards is our premier fundraising event, honouring extraordinary women leaders, while highlighting YWCA programs and services that improve the lives of thousands of people each year across Metro Vancouver.
The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards also honours businesses and organizations that support the wellness and diverse needs of their employees.
Nominees for the 2017 Women of Distinction Awards will be officially announced on Wednesday, March 8th in honour of International Women's Day.
The 34th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards will be on May 29, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre - West. See photos of the 2016 event here.
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Connecting the Community Award
On June 8, 2016, more than 1,300 guests and volunteers gathered at the Vancouver Convention Centre to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of women and workplaces – raising more than $180,000 for women and their families across Metro Vancouver.