Womxn's Resource Center

Womxn of Distinction Awards

In this unique celebration, the Womxn's Resource Center recognizes graduating students and award faculty, staff, and students with annual awards. You can help us honor and celebrate all of the hard working womxn on campus my nominating a student, faculty, or staff for an award or participate in our pinning ceremony as a graduating student!

Graduating? Sign-Up to Be Celebrated

WODA 2023 Nomination Form

All Cal Poly Pomona graduating students including undergraduates, masters, and doctoral students.

Wednesday, May 17 from 6PM - 8PM

BSC (Building 35) Ursa Minor

WODA is completely FREE!!

The pinner will be someone who has had a positive impact on the graduate's journey to getting their degree. Selected pinners will be notified and invited to participate in WODA by the WRC.



Awarded to ONE non-graduating student who continues to show excellence in community engagement, especially for womxn. This award is given to someone dedicated to continuously being involved and will be evolving in their leadership skills on campus.  


Awarded to ONE graduating student who has left a significant impact on campus through their engagement in our community. This student stands out as someone who will continue to build on skills they have developed through these achievements and created a legacy here at Cal Poly Pomona.

THE 2023 WOMXN OF DISTINCTION: Our Collective Voice

Awarded to ONE student, faculty or staff member who is a brave storyteller who is courageous in sharing their personal narrative and makes sure others know womxn's stories. This person amplifies the voices of womxn with attention to those voices being heard. This person is someone who names, applauds and ensures compensation for womxn's contributions and labor. hey have grown personally and how they have been bringing others along on their journey.