Invest. Empower. Celebrate!
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.
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:
Arts & Culture
Stephanie Lines-Toohill, Judith Yan, Briana Lynch
Business & Entrepreneurs
Tania Framst, Marissa Teeter, Sheri Bishop, Maria Finoro, Dana Thatcher, Kathleen Rorke, Lana Tarrant
Education & Training
Dr. Karen Landman, Debra Ottier, Melanie Lang, Mira Clarke, Judy Sorbara, Jessica St.Peter, Cathy Dykstra
Health, Wellness & Recreation
Helen Fishburn, Maryanne Wilford, Lynne Skilton-Hayes, Andrea LaMarre, Rosemary Fernandes-Walker, Deanna Clatworthy, Helen Stoumbos, Marianne Walker
Sharon Bennett, Heather Marie Leong, Michelle Campbell
Rosemarie Coombs, Kristen Drexler, Kristel Manes
Science & Research
Dr. Robin R. Milhausen, Dr. Carolyn Kerr, Dr. Lucy Mutharia, Dr. Alison Meredith Duncan
Voluntary 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
Trades & Labour
Sascha Bosse, Jessica Steinhäuser
Young Women (16-19)
Mariah Olczak, Adrianna Olszewski, Sarah Bronwyn Lucas Jones, Kayla Billings, Megan Johnston
Young Women (20-24)
Julia Romagnoli, Brittney Dudar
2016 Women of Distinction Sponsors