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Nominations are currently closed. We will open nominations for the 2022 Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony soon.

Making the Decision 

Nominations are reviewed very carefully by a committee comprised of individuals from the Women's Museum of California, San Diego State University Women's Studies, The Commission on the Status of Women, and UCSD's Women's Center and other women's organizations. If you would like to be a part of this process, please call us at 619 233-7963 or email info@womensmuseumca.org.


Inductees are chosen for the following five categories:

  • Trailblazer: Women who were first in their fields or whose individual accomplishments paved the way for other women. 

  • Empowerer: Women who have significantly improved and impacted the lives of women and girls and created greater opportunities for them to excel.  

  • Activist: Women whose advocacy and relentless pursuit of positive and lasting societal change have bettered the lives of women and all people

  • Cultural Bridge Builder: Women who have used culture as a tool for social change to bring people together and create a more diverse and connected community.

  • Historian: Women who have kept our histories and cultures alive by contributing to the celebration, continuity and uplifting of our diverse communities.