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.

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Save the Date: The 2015 Women of Distinction will take place Thursday, September 17, 2015, in the Buffalo area. Check back soon for more details and ticket information!

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2014 Women of Distinction

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2014 Women of Distinction Dinner & Awards Ceremony a success, including the 2014 Women of Distinction sponsors! Congratulations to the 2014 Women of Distinction honorees.

Daisy Algarin

Senior Marketing Specialist

City of Rochester Business Development

Kimberly Beaty

Deputy Commissioner of Operations

City of Buffalo

Ann Evanko


Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Uma Gupta, Ph.D.

Executive Director, President CEO

STEM-Smart, Planet GPA.us

Marcia A. Merrins

Former President of the League of Women Voters for New York State and

Owner of Kniti Griti Works

Jennifer Walter

Corporate Controller

Moog Inc.

Lillian Williams, Ph.D.

Professor of African-American Studies

University at Buffalo SUNY