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The Marin Women’s Hall of Fame nominations period is now closed. Please contact Jane Winter jane@ywcasf-marin.org regarding any questions.

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YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

For more than a century, the YWCA San Francisco & Marin has responded to the changing roles, needs and aspirations of a diverse population of women, girls and families.

The voices of women have blended to create a vision that keeps the YWCA strong and current even in times of national change and challenge.

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Marin Women’s Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations for 2015

The Marin Women’s Hall of Fame (MWHF) is calling for nominations for the Class of 2015, which will be accepted through Friday, October 17.
Hall of Fame founders, Bonnie Rose Hough, Anne Latta, Ann Kennedy, Rita Levy, Nancy Nakai, and Patricia Warren founded the organization in in 1987, in response to the reality that women were virtually excluded in history books and other historical records.
The organization is designed to ensure the recognition and documentation of Marin women for their contributions to the life, mores, culture and landscape of Marin County and beyond. To date, 133 Marin women have been honored for their work, contributions, and influence.
The inaugural cohort of honorees has established a tradition of diversity inclusion, and many prominent women of color have been honored over the years. Some of the women who have been honored:
Singer/songwriter Mimi Farina was one of the first women honored in 1988. Congressional Gold Medalist Melba Pattillo Beals, along with eight other warriors who integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957, was inducted in 2002.Dr. Nahid Angha, an international Muslim Sufi leader and renowned scholar, was inducted in 2005.The criteria for nomination are: nominee’s primary residence is Marin County, an exceptional record of substantive contributions within a specific field; accomplishments of lasting significance; and a reputation as a generous colleague, mentor/role model and friend.
Winners must be available to attend the March 26, 2015 induction ceremony at the  Events Center at Peacock Gap Golf Club in San Rafael. Tickets go on sale in January 15th.