The Circle of Distinction

The Circle of Distinction provides members with opportunities to collaborate with each other through uniquely designed initiatives and activities. Circle members collectively strengthen the vital work of ensuring the advancement of women and girls in our community and world-wide.

To help do so, the Distinction Fund was established to sustain YWCA Toronto’s vital work. The Distinction Fund —that everyone is encouraged to support— has the bold mandate of identifying and responding to the most urgent and high-impact issues facing women, girls and gender diverse people in our city.

Want to join the leaders in our communities who make such outstanding contributions to the advancement of women and girls?

You can make a contribution to the Distinction Fund in honour of a Circle of Distinction member.

Alumnae List

Click to view a list of past Women of Distinction Award recipients.


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On Tuesday, March 7, 2023, we revealed the 2023 YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Recipients. Panel discussion was moderated by Kim Parlee, Vice President, TD Wealth. 

Contact Us

For more information on the Circle of Distinction and the Distinction Fund, contact Faith Feingold, Head of Major Gifts at | 416-735-0832

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