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Women's Museum of California

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16th Annual San Diego County Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception

16th Annual San Diego County Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception

Five San Diego women will be honored at the 16th Annual Women's Hall of Fame in March of 2017.  Nominations are currently being accepted at the Women's Museum by mail or email.    

Edith Dabbs

Edith Dabbs
2009
Cultural Competent Bridge Builder

Edith Dabbs (deceased 2009) Bridge Builder of multiculrural undersanding, taught ESL and citizenship classes from 1956-2003 in the Continuing and Adult Education Division of the San Diego Community College District. In 1983 she established a scholarship for graduating, low-income mothers who are sole support of their children, of which there have been 40 recipients. She received a 2004 San Diego City Council Commendation Award from Judy McCarty and a 2003 Community Distinguished Citizen Award from the Kiwanis Club. She has also devoted decades to the San Diego Woman’s Club (including President), the Allied Gardens Woman’s Club, the Allied Gardens Community Council and many other organizations.

Edith Chesleigh Dabbs, San Diego Women's Hall of Fame, 2009