Nominations are being accepted for the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame, honoring extraordinary women making a difference in the community. Honorees will be celebrated at the 27th Annual Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame Luncheon and Awards Ceremony in early spring 2020, co-hosted by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and the Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women.
The Women’s Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations in 13 categories: Business and Professions; Community Service; Culture and Art; Education; Emerging Leader; Environment; Health; Justice; Non- Traditional Careers; Philanthropy; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; Sports & Athletics; and Youth.
Everyone is strongly encourage to submit nominations in any of these categories right away. Nomination s can be submitted at www.acgov.org/whof.
More than 240 women have been inducted into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame since its inception in 1993. In addition to honoring extraordinary women leaders from Alameda County, the annual event raises funds for youth scholarships and supports local nonprofit community partners serving women, youth and families.
The Women’s Hall of Fame is a Countywide event held to recognize outstanding women for their achievements and contributions and support community partners serving women and families in Alameda County. The event is anticpated to sell out, with more than 500 people present to recognize the achievements of inductees and to contribute support to youth and community partners.
Susan S. Muranishi, Alameda County Administrator and co-chair of the Women’s Hall of Fame said, “Now in our 27th year, we are privileged to honor so many exemplary women, making significant contributions to their communities. The legacy and public support for the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame continues to grow, expanding our investment in our future leaders through the Mary V. King Youth Scholarship program and supporting our Community Partners significantly impacting the lives of women, youth and families across Alameda County.”
The date for the 2020 event will be determined soon, and the next group of Women’s Hall of Fame inductees will be announced in early 2020. Visit the website at www.acgov.org/whof/ to learn more, or call (510) 272-6984.