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YWCA honours N.L.'s 2019 Women of Distinction

The YWCA's 2019 Women of Distinction (from left) are: Mary O’Keefe, Linda Ryan, Delores Mullings, Emily Bland, Allison Chaytor-Loveys and Leah McDonald. Missing from photo are: Nabila Qureshi, Noreen Bridge Lewis and Bethany Downer. — Submitted photo
The YWCA's 2019 Women of Distinction (from left) are: Mary O’Keeffe, Linda Ryan, Delores Mullings, Emily Bland, Allison Chaytor-Loveys and Leah McDonald. Missing from photo are: Nabila Qureshi, Noreen Bridge Lewis and Bethany Downer. — Submitted photo - Contributed

YWCA St. John’s announced on Friday — International Women’s Day — its 2019 Women of Distinction Awards.

These awards recognize the leadership and accomplishments of women who contribute to the development and well-being of other women and to the overall improvement of the community. 

The categories were: Young Woman of Distinction, Mentorship and Education, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Health and Wellness, Community and Social Development Public Sphere, Business, Lifetime Achievement, and Science and Technology.

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