Tag: women of distinction

30 May

Creating change at the 2014 YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Awards

Last week, we hosted the 34th annual YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Awards (presented by Sun Life) to honour seven extraordinary women and raise essential funds for YWCA Toronto programs and services. In case you missed this remarkable event, check out our Storify recap of guests’ tweets and Instagrams throughout the evening. The ceremony was […]

23 May

34th Annual YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Awards

Last night, YWCA Toronto hosted our 34th annual Women of Distinction Awards at the historic and elegant Carlu in downtown Toronto. The evening was a resounding success: inspiring women, charming host Anne-Marie Mediwake, a beautiful venue, delicious food, a silent auction, and fantastic live performances by Megan De Lima, graduate of The Honey Jam. None […]

13 May

Our Moms…the original Women of Distinction

In celebration of Mother’s Day, some of our staff talk about why their mom is the original Woman of Distinction. No gender roles for Ivy As I write this my 82 year old mom is somewhere on the Asian continent travelling the historic trade route known as the Silk Road. Sometimes I get to travel […]

23 Apr

Looking Back at the First Women of Distinction Awards

A look back at YWCA Toronto’s first Women of Distinction Awards in 1981 Now in it’s 32nd year, the Women of Distinction Awards is a gala event that celebrates the achievements of Toronto women, raises critical funds to support YWCA programs, and brings people together to network and be inspired. I can’t help but wonder […]