On October 27th, the Women of Distinction and Inspiration Awards will be held at the Marché Bonsecours, co-chaired by Sophie Banford and Théo Dupuis-Carbonneau. During this event, 16 laureates will be celebrated for their leadership and their positive impact on society.
The Women of Distinction Award recognizes women whose initiative, commitment and achievements make a difference in all areas of the community. Nine women will be honoured: Suzanne H. Pringle – Business and Entrepreneurship Award, Talía Leos – Arts, Culture and Design Award, Carla Beauvais – Social and Environmental Commitment Award, Nawel Lafioune – Education and Information Award, Dr. Caroline Quach – Public Services Award, Professor Morag Park – Research and Innovation Award, Marie-Josée Bettez – Sports, Health and Wellness Award, Suzanne Bossé – Coup de Coeur YWCA Montreal Award, Nakuset – Inspiration Award.
The Inspiration Award highlights and celebrates inspiring young women in a variety of categories, recognizing their leadership, professional success and community involvement in their respective fields. The recipients are: Sinthusha Kandiah – Young Woman in Entrepreneurship Award, Vanessa Destiné – Young Woman in Communications Award, Angélique M. Berthe Diène – Young Woman in Fashion & Design Award, Selma Idjeraoui – Young Woman in Human Resources Award, Maxine Joly-Chevrier – Young Woman in Sports, Health and Wellness Award and Isabelle Fosting – Science and Technology Award.
AN EVENT TO BENEFIT THE YWCA MONTREAL
The Foundation will donate the proceeds from this event to the YWCA Montreal, to fund the organization’s work on behalf of women, girls and gender diverse people.
Where: Bonsecours Market
When: Thursday, October 27, 2022 – 8:30 am to 1:30 pm