Congratulations to the nominees and winners of the 38th Annual YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.
These women inspire us. They make our community stronger. Their dedication to building a better life for everyone makes others pause to wonder what they might accomplish, too. And that’s real leadership.
We’re proud of the many women winners and nominees who have connections to United Way.
Deputy Minister Jan Sanderson, United Way Board of Trustees, Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council member, winner of the Leadership and Management Award.
Chrissy Troy, tireless United Way and Koats for Kids volunteer, winner of the Public Awareness and Communications Award.
Joan Hibbert, founder of United Way agency partner The Laurel Centre, winner of the Eira “Babs” Friesen Lifetime Achievement Award.
Sharon Taylor, Executive Director of United Way agency partner Wolseley Family Place, nominated for the Eira “Babs” Friesen Lifetime Achievement Award.
Lana Bakun, former United Way GenNext Council member, nominated for the Voluntarism, Advocacy & Community Enhancement Award.