Women of Distinction is the Girl Scouts of Western New York's signature fundraising event where we honor women throughout Western New York for their strength in character, dedication to community service, and commitment to mentoring and encouraging girls and young women.
Call for 2014 Women of Distinction Nominations
We are accepting nominations for 2014 Women of Distinction. To nominate a Woman of Distinction, review the award guidelines and click here to view and complete the nomination form.
For event sponsorship opportunities, click here to send an email inquiry.
Girl Applications for Women of Distinction Program
Girl Scouts of Western New York is now accepting applications for girl presenters, ambassadors, and mistresses of ceremony. These girls play a vital role in the Women of Distinction Awards program and allow girls to gain important leadership skills, such as learning to greet others or speak in front of a large group. To learn more about each position and find the application instructions, click one of the links below. The deadline to submit applications is Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
2014 Women of Distinction
Join us as we showcase the Girl Scout mission and as we continue to build courage, confidence, and character to the next generation of Girl Scouts.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Buffalo, New York
6:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Friday, September 19, 2014
Rochester, New York
8:00 a.m. Leadership Breakfast
Congratulations to the 2013 Women of Distinction Honorees!
Mary Ann Coulson
Senior Vice President
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Lisa Kirisits, CPA, MBA
Kirisits & Associates, CPAS, PLLC
Dr. Virginia Schaefer Horvath
Executive Vice President
HealthNow New York Inc.
Sports & Fitness
Head Women's Basketball Coach
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Girl Scout Volunteer
Dr. Evelyn L. Kerney
Western New York Business Program Administrator
Bryant & Stratton College
Heatherly H. Dukes
VP, Nuclear Operations & Storage
CH2M HILL B&W West Valley, LLC
American Red Cross
Arts & Humanities
Thank you to our sponsors!