The YWCA St. John’s proudly announces its 2nd annual Women of Distinction Awards following a special reinstatement awards ceremony in 2015 after a hiatus of many years. This year, more categories have been added to better represent the different ways women can demonstrate their commitment, leadership and inspiration to others. The categories for 2016 are: Young Women of Distinction; Mentorship and Education; Arts and Culture; Wellness and Active Living; Community and Social Development; Public Affairs; Business; and Lifetime Achievement. To learn about each of the amazing nominees, please click here.
A number of activities have been planned to highlight The Women of Distinction Awards, 2016. There will be a Nominees Reception on Friday, March 4, 2016 (E.B. Foran Room at City Hall). The Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 (International Women’s Day) at the Suncor Energy Fluvarium. Paulette Senior, CEO of YWCA Canada will join us for this prestigious event. Finally, the festivities will end with a special Celebration Luncheon for recipients on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in Government House (by invitation only).