An Evening of Celebration, Inspiration and Hope:
The 2024 Women of Distinction Awards Gala

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at the Liberty Grand

Together, we will honour and celebrate the achievements of remarkable women and raise essential funds to support women, girls and gender diverse people in need.

The Awards Gala will be hosted by Marcia Young, host of World Report on Metro Morning Monday through Thursday on CBC Radio, and can be seen live, streaming on CBC Gem weekday mornings starting at 5 a.m.

Click here to purchase your Early Bird tickets
or to make a donation

Act Fast! Limited number of tickets available.


Event Schedule

5:30 p.m.

  • Arrive for a pre-Awards Ceremony Reception and market-style dinner in the Liberty Grand’s elegant Governor’s Room
  • Meet and mingle with Women of Distinction past and present
  • Indulge at delicious food stations, and bid on exciting silent auction prizes


7:30 p.m.

Enjoy an inspiring Awards Ceremony honouring extraordinary women


9:00 p.m.

Continue networking, mingling, and celebrating while enjoying dessert and a special performance


You do not want to miss out on this extraordinary evening.
Reserve your spot early to ensure you are part of this memorable celebration.

Get your early bird tickets today!

Turning Points Partner and Community Supporter Tables are sold out.


For over 40 years, YWCA Toronto has applauded the remarkable lives and work of women through our Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony. They are your colleagues, teachers, friends, mentors and neighbours. Women of Distinction are visionaries committed to creating a place at the table for women, girls and gender diverse people and shattering glass ceilings. Each year, YWCA Toronto celebrates extraordinary women who advance gender equity in a range of areas such as business, education, social justice, advocacy, health, arts, philanthropy and more.

For more information, to purchase a table, or to make a donation, please contact:
Anna Borges, Manager of Events & Volunteers | 416-961-8101 ext 365

To purchase tickets, please contact:
Jacqueline Willis, Event and Stewardship Officer | 416-961-8101 ext 357

For corporate sponsorships information, please contact:
Faith Feingold, Head of Major Gifts | 416-735-0832 (m)


2024 Women of Distinction Awards

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2024 Women of Distinction Award Recipients

2024 Award Recipients

Meet the 2024 Women of Distinction

Women of Distinction Alumnae


Help us grow the Fund in honour of our Circle of Distinction members.

Women of Distinction Recipients Image Gallery

Image Gallery

View images of our Awards gala and photo booth pics.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Anna Borges, Event and Volunteer Manager at