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YWCA (Saskatoon) Women of Distinction Awards

Description:Recognizes women who have distinguished themselves as leaders, mentors, facilitators, communicators, supporters, or listeners, and who have enriched the Saskatoon community or the world beyond Saskatoon as a result of their unique contributions.
Discipline(s):Multi- or Cross-Disciplinary
Ten categories: Arts, Culture and/or Heritage; Athletics; Community Building; Education; Entrepreneurship; Health and Wellness; Science, Technology or Research; Leadership and Management; Youth; Lifetime Achievement.
Eligibility:Nominees must be female, living at the time of the nomination, and residents of Saskatoon. See nomination form for specific guidelines. Individuals or groups may be nominated.
Value:Nominees and winners recognized at annual Women of Distinction dinner in June.
Application Procedures:Nomination forms are downloadable from YWCA website in both Word and PDF formats. Nominators must have been Saskatoon residents for at least a year.
Contact Information:YWCA of Saskatoon, 510 25th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4A7 Phone: 306.244.7034, Ext. 122; Fax: 306.653.2468; Email:
Deadline:March 01

Deadlines on awards may change from year to year. Double-check all deadlines at agency web sites to avoid late-entry disqualification.