YWCA Hamilton
Women of Distinction Awards

The awards recognize outstanding women and organizations who are committed to the development of other women and to the overall improvement of the community. The awards seek to recognize women who have:

Been a role model and inspired others through leadership

Broken new ground or old barriers, and been an agent for change

Participated actively as a volunteer

Made an impact in chosen field of endeavor

Assisted others to be successful in their achievements

Inspired and encouraged women to take part in shaping the future of their own lives

and their communities

Been innovative in the way that they approach challenges facing women and the wider community

75 MacNab St S
Hamilton, ON
L8P 3C1
Hours: Hours vary
Dates: The awards ceremony is held each March
Phone: 905-522-9922 x171


Open to women who: Make their contribution in the City of Hamilton Meet the selection criteria above Previous award winners are not eligible Posthumous applications cannot be accepted Members of the current YWCA Hamilton Board, employees of YWCA Hamilton, and current members of the event committee are not eligible to nominate or be nominated


Contact for information




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Primary Contact Person

Mirela Marceta, Development Coordinator, Special Events and Community Fundraising

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit

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