Women of Distinction

Nomination Form

PLEASE NOTE: Nominations are accepted year-round, however to be considered for the 2020 Awards, submissions must be received before 11:59 P.M. December 31, 2019.

Nomination Requirements

  1. One complete copy of the nomination package is required, and must be submitted by the deadline (11:59 P.M. on December 31, 2019) in order to be eligible
  2. Women can be nominated in only one category
  3. Nomination packages for individuals ONLY. Group nominations (including partnerships) are not eligible.
  4. A woman 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 do so.
  5. Generally, a single recipient is awarded in each category and the Selection Committee reserves the right to withhold an award in any category.
  6. Nominees MUST live and/or work in Cambridge and North Dumfries but may have made their contributions to women and girls within or beyond these borders

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 email, fax or by email by 11:59 P.M on December 31, 2019. No exceptions will be made.
  3. All nominations will be reviewed by the Women of Distinction Selection Committee, who will choose the award recipient in each category based on the submitted information only. Please be thorough and factual in your submission.
  4. The Committee reserves the right to change the chosen category if they judge, based on the materials provided, a nominee is better suited for another category.
  5. All nomination packages will be treated in confidence.

Application Information

WOD Nomination Form
If preferred, you may download and print a .PDF version (above) of the nomination form and return it in person to YWCA Cambridge at 55 Dickson Street, Cambridge.


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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: 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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