YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2014: Nominations Open

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Nominations are now open for the 2014 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards in Vancouver. This is the 31st anniversary of the awards which celebrate women in various fields who have inspired, educated, and paved the way for future generations.

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2011 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2011

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2011 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2011
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Since 1984, the awards have paid tribute to 374 outstanding women and organizations. You can nominate a deserving woman in any of the following categories: Arts, Culture & Design; Business & the Professions; Community Building; Education, Training & Development; Entrepreneurship; Environmental Sustainability; Health, Wellness & Active Living; Non-Profit & Public Service; Technology and Science Research; and Young Woman of Distinction.

The nomination period ends Friday, March 7, 2013 at 12:00pm. The 31st annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards ceremony will take place on June 3rd at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver. There is a reception, gala dinner, silent auction, and awards ceremony.

2013 YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards
Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

Nomination Information Session

A free nomination information session will be held on Tuesday, 14 January, 2014 at the YWCA (535 Hornby Street 4th Floor, Welch Room).

Follow the YWCA of Vancouver on Facebook and Twitter for more information. Miss604 is a proud social media sponsor of this event for the 5th year.

YWCA Metro Vancouver is dedicated to achieving women’s equality. Their mission is to touch lives and build better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities.

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