By Bianca Caputo, Social Media Placement Student at WomanACT
Last night's Soul of a Warrior Awards Gala 2016 was an evening full of excitement, prosperity and enjoyment as frontline staff in the violence against Women (VAW) sector came together for a night to celebrate. From the beginning of the night, workers were mingling, sharing ideas and overall having a great time. The aura among the room was very enjoyable with over 90 attendees present to admire the work of their sector.
We had the pleasure of having Cynthia Mulligan from CityNews as our Master of Ceremonies for the evening. She was beautifully spoken and did an amazing job leading the room throughout the night.
One of the most incredible parts of the evening was the presentation of the awards to 3 staff members in the VAW sector for their outstanding work and the positive impact they have on the community:
It was an honour to be able to award these professionals for their exceptional performance each day and celebrate their accomplishments. Congratulations to all of the winners!
WomanACT would like to share a special thank you to the Holiday Inn Yorkdale, Cynthia Mulligan, and all attendees and volunteers for making the evening a huge success. It was a pleasure to bring VAW staff together to share a night of triumph. Also, thank you to all of our 2016 sponsors for your support and acknowledgment, WomanACT truly appreciates you.
End Violence against Women Week 2016 is almost mid-way through and we are very excited to continue the workshops and events for the rest of the week. Stay tuned for more information!