Distinguished Young Women
#SoMobile for 65 years!
Founded in 1958, Distinguished Young Women is a free program that encourages participants to reach their full individual potential. The program’s mission is to empower young women by providing more than $1 billion in scholarship opportunities, developing self-confidence in a positive peer environment and participating in Life Skills Workshops that prepare them for success after high school.
Each summer representatives from all 50 states descend on Mobile, the birthplace of the program, for National Finals and when they do, they get a full dose of Southern hospitality!
Find out more about the prestigious program by visiting DistinguishedYW.org or by calling 251-438-3621.
Get in on the fun and get a sneak peek of the 65th National Finals at Community Night!
Featured selections from the National Finals Program, as well as performances from the Has-Beens and winners of the Gulf Coast Spotlight Talent Showcase, the night is always power-packed with entertainment. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
June 23 & 24 at 7pm, head to the Mobile Civic Center Theater for the First & Second Preliminaries of the Distinguished Young Women 65th National Finals! Watch the 50 state representatives compete on stage in Talent, Fitness and Self-Expression. Tickets are $22 - Call 251-438-3621 for tickets or email Valerie@DistinguishedYW.org.
Don’t miss a second of the final performance and the announcement of the Distinguished Young Woman for 2022! June 25 at 7pm, Mobile Civic Center Theater. Tickets are $44 - Call 251-438-3621 for tickets or email Valerie@DistinguishedYW.org.
Visit Mobile has invited our partners to help welcome our DYW participants, families, and friends with special discounts and/or gifts around the city. Please support our participating partners (updated annually) and take advantage of the exclusive offers your DYW credentials have earned you!
*Please contact the participating businesses directly to inquire on their offerings
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