Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards presented by Scotiabank 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 presented by Scotiabank also honours businesses and organizations that support the wellness and diverse needs of their employees.
The 37th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards presented by Scotiabank will be held virtually on September 23, 2020
Nominations for the 2021 Awards will open on September 23, 2020. Learn how to successfully nominate a woman or organization by attending an online info session.
Meet the 2020 Nominees
Meet the 2019 Recipients
Attend the Event
Become a sponsor
Connecting the Community Award
The Women of Distinction Awards is YWCA Metro Vancouver's premier fundraising event. Proceeds help fund YWCA programs and services for low-income mothers and their children across the Lower Mainland.