YWCA Women of Distinction Awards



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Award Details

Recognize trailblazers across Metro Vancouver by nominating a woman or workplace for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award. 

We strongly encourage nominations that recognize the contributions of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, as well as LGBTQ2S+ individuals. These awards honour all women, including trans women.

View FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions or watch this video on how to successfully submit a nomination.

Categories include Art Culture and Design; Environmental Sustainability; Health and Wellness; Research, the Sciences & Technology

Previous Award Winners


  • Connie Eaves (Medical Genetics and SBME)

  • Margot Young (Peter A. Allard School of Law)

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