YWCA Minot Women of Distinction The winners will be announced November 12th at 4pm on our Facebook Page
The YWCA Minot is hosting Women of Distinction Our Annual Awards Ceremony Honoring Impactful Women in the Community
Women of Distinction honors special women whose lives, talents, and passions improve the communities in which they live.
Women of Distinction is an annual event carried out by YWCAs across the United States that focuses on “unsung heroes” who exhibit strong leadership skills, advocate for positive social change, or demonstrate a commitment to their community and to the mission of the YWCA. This event is an opportunity to recognize and honor women in a variety of areas ranging from business to education to military, who have contributed significantly and serve as a role model to other women.
The YWCA Minot presents the Women of Distinction Award to women who improve the communities in which they live. This award honors women who have demonstrated excellence, leadership, and integrity in their fields and in the community.
If you know an inspirational woman, she could be a boss, an employee, a volunteer, a friend or family member who has gone beyond the call of duty to help you, your organization, or business, please consider recognizing their work by nominating them for this award.
Women of Distinction: Categories for Individuals Please thoroughly read category descriptions and select the category best suited for the nominee.
Business: A woman in business or nonprofit organization. Nominees will be considered from all levels in the business world: business owners, managers, employees, and entrepreneurs. Nominees may be employed by a profit or nonprofit organization and demonstrate their professionalism through ambition, organizational effectiveness, and ethical leadership.
Education: A woman working as a teacher, administrator, or support staff in early childcare, elementary, secondary, higher education, non-traditional settings, or community education who nurtures, empowers, and inspires students.
Military: This active-duty woman or spouse has made significant contributions through her work in the military, in the community, and among her fellow personnel. Women from all ranks will be considered. Three women will be selected from - officer, enlisted, and spouse categories.
Social Activism: This woman is an activist in the community. Advocating for the betterment of her community. Through social change, women empowerment, or eliminating racism. Young Woman of Distinction: This young woman serves as a role model for other women in her community by demonstrating exceptional leadership, scholastic ability, volunteer service, or special achievements (between 16 and 25 years of age).
The Woman of Distinction: This woman must have demonstrated a long-term commitment to equality, empowering women and girls and/or eliminating racism. She exemplifies integrity and displays compassion for humanity. This is the face of the entire event and the highest honor given.
Women of Distinction: Category for Businesses and Nonprofits This category is for businesses and nonprofits only.
Business of Distinction: A business that empowers women and/or eliminates racism. This business has proven its dedication to the advancement of women by empowering them socially, economically, and professionally. Non-Profit of Distinction: A non-profit that empowers women and/or eliminates racism. This non-profit has proven its dedication to the advancement of women by empowering them socially, economically, and professionally.