Press Release

2020 Women of the Year Celebration Nominations Open


LEEDS AND GRENVILLE — Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada is seeking nominations for the annual Women of the Year Fundraising Celebration in support of Girls Inc. Through a public nomination process, we wish to highlight the outstanding women from our community who will be honoured at our Celebration on the evening of Thursday, May 28th at the Brockville Convention Centre.

We are looking to recognize women who exemplify the traits – strong, smart and bold. Any woman 18 years of age or older who is a resident of Leeds-Grenville may be nominated for their work, their community leadership, or their volunteerism. Feel free to nominate more than one worthy candidate. Women who were nominated in previous years but not honoured may be nominated again. The deadline for nominations is March 27th. Follow this link for a Nomination form or request by phone 613-345-3295 or via email

Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada is a non-profit organization that focuses on the development of the whole girl. A combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment and research-based programming equips girls to lead fulfilling and productive lives, break the cycle of poverty, and become role models in their community.

Media Contact:           Jessika Diakun

Phone:                         613-345-3295 x102

Fax:                             613-342-8684