Meet the 2014 YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction (left to right). Click on their names below to learn more about their transformative work.
DR. AKUA BENJAMIN | Social Justice PROFILE VIDEO
Akua Benjamin’s work as an educator, advocate and social worker focuses on relationships between sexism and racism in Canadian culture and institutions.
CHERYL CARBIS | Leadership PROFILE VIDEO
While men continue to dominate the world of skilled trades, more women are pursuing lucrative careers as skilled tradespersons thanks to trailblazers like Cheryl Carbis.
SUE CHUN | Young Woman of Distinction PROFILE VIDEO
Filmmaker Sue Chun’s gift for multimedia storytelling has cast Toronto’s Jane-Finch community in a new light and empowered countless marginalized girls and young women.
NANCY COLDHAM | Advocacy & Political Action PROFILE VIDEO
Nancy Coldham has spent three decades breaking down barriers to greater representation of women at political and corporate decision-making tables.