2020 Women of Distinction Nomination Form

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Important Date to Remember:

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019 at 5PM


Thank you for your interest in nominating an incredible woman for our 32nd annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. 

Please take note of the following guidelines for the 2020 nomination period:

• Review of nominees is solely based on the information provided on the nomination form and attached documents.
• Supporting documentation may include: resume, up to two letters of support, media articles, etc.
• Nominators are encouraged to provide thorough and current information about the nominee’s qualifications and accomplishments.
• The review committee places special emphasis on how nominees are working to eliminate racism and empower women in our community.

For questions about the nomination process or technical difficulties with the nomination form below, please contact Jillian Talley, Development Associate, at jillian.talley@ywca-shr.org or (757) 625-4248 ext. 21.

Nomination Form



    Up to two categories may be selected.
    Up to two categories may be selected.
  • Well-written nominations tell a personal story of the nominees path to success, community involvement & commitment to the YWCAs mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. The best nominations include specifics and are clear, short & complete. Uploading supporting material is NOT CONSIDERED A SUBSTITUTE for a thorough answer to any question.

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, docx, xls, jpg, gif, png.

    All nominations must be submitted online. It is important to note that work cannot be saved in the online form. It is recommended that you complete your work in a word possessing program, such as Microsoft Word, and then copy and paste it into the digital form when you are ready to submit form.
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