About The Award
YWCA Women of Distinction Awards inspire others to achieve by recognizing the leadership of women in a variety of arenas. YWCA Women of Distinction have brought key issues facing women, girls and people of color to the forefront. The awards recognize outstanding women in Southeastern Massachusetts whose lives and accomplishments reflect the YWCA’s Mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Honorees are recognized for their exceptional commitment to improving the lives of women and girls through their leadership, advocacy, and community service, while achieving success in their career fields.
- Click Here for a List of Previous Women of Distinction Award Winners.
- Click Here for a List of Previous YWCA Spirit of Leadership Award Winners.
- Click Here for a List of Previous YWCA Yvonne Drayton Award Winners.
2018 Award Nomination
To nominate a “Woman of Distinction” please complete the application form (please type) and submit as noted below. Please be as descriptive as possible and answer each question thoroughly. You may include magazine and newspaper articles, résumés or other supporting documents, but do not send scrapbooks, audio or video tapes. Nominations are confidential.
Please Nominate a Woman of Distinction by downloading THIS FORM.
Please download and email the nomination form and email it to Gail Fortes: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail:
YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts
ATTN: Gail Fortes
20 South Sixth Street
New Bedford Ma, 02740
ALL Nominations are due by 4pm on March 30, 2018
OR YOU CAN ALSO COMPLETE THE ONLINE FORM BELOW
2018 Awards Reception
Information coming soon!