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.
The 36th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards will be held at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver on Monday, May 13, 2019.
Nominate a woman or workplace for the 2019 Awards. (Nominations are now closed.)
View the 2018 Awards recipients.
See photos of the 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.
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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.