What is the event about?
The Annual San Diego County Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception honors women who have positively impacted San Diego County and the people who live here. Nominated by the community, five women will be recognized for their achievements and inducted into the San Diego County Women's Hall of Fame on Sunday, March 6 at 2:30 P.M. at the Joe and Vi Jacobs Center Celebration Room located at 404 Euclid Ave, San Diego, CA 92114
This year’s inductees and the Category in which they are being honored, are:
Evonne Seron Schulze, ACTIVIST
Sally Wong Avery, BRIDGEBUILDER
Elizabeth Lou, EMPOWERER
Maria Garcia, HISTORIAN
Christine Kehoe, TRAILBLAZER.
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These women represent and reflect the full breadth and depth of the diversity of our community. “They have selflessly and courageously contributed to San Diego and the world at large,” says Women’s Museum Executive Director Ashley Gardner. “Their lifetime work and achievements have improved lives and have left a lasting impact. They are role models of our time; their stories inspire us all.”
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: This year's Program includes a performance by Los Angeles writer/performer Amy Simon with an excerpt from "She's History - The Most Dangerous Women in America". See more at http://sheshistory.com/site/
Read more about each of this year's Inductees in the attached Press Release below.
Why do we have the event?
Women's accomplishments and contributions to our lives often go unhearalded. We seek out women who have selfessly chosen to make a difference in our lives.