Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

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The Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for the 2020 class.

Nominations must be submitted by Monday, March 9, and criteria and nomination forms can be found here.

The AWHOF was created to honor women whose contributions have influenced the direction of Arkansas in their community or the state. 

Each year, contemporary (living) or historical (deceased) women who have been born in and achieved prominence within the state, or been a resident of Arkansas for an extended period after achieving prominence here or elsewhere, are inducted.

Inductees must have:

  • Made significant and enduring contributions to their field of endeavor, professional or otherwise;

  • Affected the social, cultural, economic or political well being of the community, state or nation;

  • Elevated the status of women and positively impacted women and girls;

  • Helped open new frontiers for women and for society in general; and 

  • Inspired others by their example.

Nominees are not limited to a certain field or accomplishment and can include pioneers, philanthropists, educators, entrepreneurs, athletes, artists, business leaders and political figures.

The 2020 induction ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.