Women of Distinction

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Thank you to our sponsors and everyone who joined us for the 21st Annual Women of DistinctionTM Gala Fundraising Awards Ceremony!

The funds raised support the Guelph Y Teenage Parents Program (TAPPs), which provides pregnant and parenting teens with information and resources they need to reach their full potential as parents.

See the full list of award recipients here 

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See the nominee videos here

Save the Date: nominations for the 22nd Annual Women of DistinctionTM season will open on November 3, 2016 and run until January 31, 2017.

 The 2016 Women of Distinction™ nominees were:

WODNom_ArtsAndCultureArts & Culture
Stephanie Lines-Toohill, Judith Yan, Briana Lynch

WODNom_BusAndEntrBusiness & Entrepreneurs
Tania Framst, Marissa Teeter, Sheri Bishop, Maria Finoro, Dana Thatcher, Kathleen Rorke, Lana Tarrant

WODNom_EduAndTrngEducation & Training
Dr. Karen Landman, Debra Ottier, Melanie Lang, Mira Clarke, Judy Sorbara, Jessica St.Peter, Cathy Dykstra

WODNom_HealthWellnessRecreationHealth, Wellness & Recreation
Helen Fishburn, Maryanne Wilford, Lynne Skilton-Hayes, Andrea LaMarre, Rosemary Fernandes-Walker, Deanna Clatworthy, Helen Stoumbos, Marianne Walker

WODNom_InfoTechInformation Technology
Sharon Bennett, Heather Marie Leong, Michelle Campbell

WODNom_PublicSectorPublic Sector
Rosemarie Coombs, Kristen Drexler, Kristel Manes

WODNom_SciAndResScience & Research
Dr. Robin R. Milhausen, Dr. Carolyn Kerr, Dr. Lucy Mutharia, Dr. Alison Meredith Duncan

WODNom_VoluntaryCommunityServicesVoluntary Community Services
Kimberley Rogers, Joanne Hasson, Tobi Hooper, Lindsay Sytsma, Irene Thompson, Farial Hashimi, Barb McPhee, Patricia Godin, Merle Mitchell, Susan Farrelly, Becky Hood, Lisa Stokman

WODNom_TradesAndLabourTrades & Labour
Sascha Bosse, Jessica Steinhäuser

WODNom_YoungWomenofDistinctionYoung Women (16-19)
Mariah Olczak, Adrianna Olszewski, Sarah Bronwyn Lucas Jones, Kayla Billings, Megan Johnston

Young Women (20-24)
Julia Romagnoli, Brittney Dudar

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