Women of Distinction Academy 2017
The story of YWCA is one of women intentionally working together across categories of economic, generational, and racial differences to harness their collective power and combat problems impacting women and girls. Each year at our annual spring event, Women of Distinction, we celebrate dynamic women leaders who are making a difference in the Riverbend and embody our mission to eliminate racism and empower women by inducting them into our YWCA Women of Distinction Academy.
To date, YWCA of Alton has honored more than 270 influential women making a difference in the lives of many.
YWCA of Alton requests your assistance this year in helping us select this year’s Women of Distinction. Nominations are due to YWCA by February 27, 2019.
Opportunities are available to support this event. Area businesses or individuals can assist in the following manner:
Purchase an Ad,
Make a Donation, or
Attend the Women of Distinction dinner.
We rely on our strong corporate and community partnerships to help us advance our mission.
You can make a difference by supporting the Women of Distinction program.
Women of Distinction is not only a signature event, it is a building block for YWCA of Alton, helping us raise funds necessary to support programs, increase visibility, and expand our reach to help more people.
Women of Distinction
January 2019 Call for Nominations
February 27, 2019 Deadline for WOD Nominations
February 2019 Selection Committee Reviews Nominations
March 2019 YWCA Board Approves 2019 Honorees
March 14, 2019 Media Day
April 7, 2019 WOD/JMBFL Scholar Tea
May 2, 2019 WOD Celebration