2023 Woman of Distinction

We are now accepting nominations for community focused and civically engaged women to be honored as a Senate District 34 Woman of Distinction. Help celebrate National Women’s History Month, and the women who make valuable contributions to our community, by filling out the nomination form below!

For these awards, I invite you to nominate a woman, who lives or works in the 34th Senate District, who has made significant contributions to our community. We will be honoring women within various categories: Advocacy, Arts, Business, Community Service, Education, Health Services, Non-Profits, Public Safety, Veterans, and Volunteer Work.

The nomination deadline is February 27th, 2023. Nominations can be submitted by visiting filling out this form.

I look forward to receiving your nominations! If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact (714) 558-3785 or Marlena.Truong@sen.ca.gov.


  • Live or work in the 34th District
  • Be nominated to a specific category (see below)


  1. Advocacy: Individuals involved in supporting causes or uplifting communities that positively impact the district and/or its residents.
  2. Arts: Individuals involved in creative fields, such as performing artists, visual artists, or design artists. Persons in management/administrative roles (i.e. galleries, museums, cultural programs, journalism, etc.) are also included.
  3. Business: Individuals who own or contribute to businesses that have achieved success. Individuals may also be considered for demonstrating a remarkable passion and/or for contributing to the advancement of their trade.
  4. Community Service: Individuals who work and/or volunteer for non-profit organizations that have gone above and beyond to make their community a better place to live and work.
  5. Education: Individuals involved in developing and/or implementing educational programs at any level (i.e. teachers/instructors, faculty, staff, etc.).
  6. Health Services: Individuals dedicated to the enhancement of human health. Health services encompass disease prevention, health education/promotion and the provision of health care.
  7. Non-Profit: Individuals who manage or contribute to non-profit organizations that have upheld their mission and vision.
  8. Public Safety: Individuals in public safety occupations who are leaders in promoting peace, protection, and respect for all people.
  9. Veterans: Individuals who have served in any branch of the Armed Forces.
  10. Volunteer Work: Individuals who lead or have demonstrated exemplary volunteer services in their community.


Who can nominate?

  • Anyone! Community and business leaders, educators, friends...anyone!

How many people can I nominate?

  • We know there are a lot of amazing, inspirational women in our district, so please nominate as many as you would like.


The nomination deadline is February 27th, 2023. 

Nominations can be submitted by visiting filling out this form.