2024 Women of Distinction Awards

Nomination Form

PLEASE NOTE: Nominations for the 2024 awards will be accepted until 11:59 P.M. APRIL 5 - DEADLINE EXTENDED

Nomination Requirements

  1. One complete copy of the nomination package is required, and must be submitted by the deadline (11:59 P.M. on March 31, 2024) in order to be eligible.
  2. A nominee can be re-nominated in any future year but may only receive a Women of Distinction award once. Should the nominator wish to use a past nomination, a request may be made to YWCA Cambridge to avoid filling out the form again.
  3. Nominees MUST live and/or work in Cambridge and North Dumfries but may have made their contributions to communities within or beyond the these borders;
  4. Nominees must NOT be a current member of YWCA Cambridge’s Board of Directors, an employee of YWCA Cambridge or a member of the Women of Distinction Selection Committee. 
  5. Nominees must support the mission and values of YWCA Cambridge and consent to be nominated

Selection Process

  1. We highly recommend that you record your application information on a Word or text document before submission. This will allow you to have a backup copy of the information you have submitted with the application. The information can then be pasted into the form below.
  2. Completed packages must be received by 11:59 P.M on March 31, 2024
  3. All nominations will be reviewed by the Women of Distinction Selection Committee who will choose the award recipients based on the submitted information only. Please be thorough and factual in your submission.
  4. All nomination packages will be treated in strict confidence

Nomination Form

2022 Women of Distinction Awards Nomination Form
In 2024, YWCA Cambridge’s annual Women of Distinction Awards will celebrate the trailblazing women, girls and gender diverse individuals who make a difference in our community by driving positive change.

Nominator Contact Information:

Nominee Contact Information:
If nominating a group or collective, please add the contact details for one member of the group below. Please note, a maximum of one group will be selected for an award.

Nomination Details:

Supporting Documents:

In order for this nomination to be considered complete, you must include UP TO THREE letters of reference or testimonials from your nominee’s network that highlight the nominee’s achievements/work AND a resume or bio of the nominee. These references could be co-workers, friends, family members, students, etc.). Testimonials can be submitted either as letters or video recordings (videos can be recorded simply on a cell phone). The testimonials should refer to your nominee by name, to their accomplishments and to YWCA Cambridge’s Women of Distinction awards. Please note that by submitting video testimonials, you and the subject of the video are consenting to them being used for marketing and promotional purposes.
If you have any trouble uploading files, please email them, along with your name, to info@ywcacambridge.ca

If preferred, you may download and print an MS Word version of this nomination form and return it in person to YWCA Cambridge at 102-55 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

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Have a Question Or Need Assistance?

If you have a question about YWCA Cambridge, our programs or events, or simply want to get involved, please give us a call or send us an email.

General Inquiries​

Address: 102-55 Dickson Street, Cambridge, Ontario, N1R 7A5

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday & holidays: closed

Tel: +1 (519) 267-6444
Email: info@ywcacambridge.ca

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