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.
Nominations for the 2021 Awards are now open. Learn how to successfully nominate a woman or organization by attending an online info session.
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Connecting the Community Award
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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.