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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.    

Li Rong Cheng

Li Rong Cheng

Li Rong Cheng
2009
Historian

Li-Rong Cheng Historian is inducted for keeping culture and history alive within her community, contributing to the maintenance and integrity of her community, and promoting multicultural bridges. She is Professor of Communicative Disorders and has been the Assistant Dean of Global Program Development at San Diego State University. Through her teaching, publications, lectures all over the world, and her work with the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Dr. Cheng has promoted cross-cultural and cross linguistic communication. She has received awards and keynote speaking honors for her expertise in disorders of language in multilingual populations. She has chaired San Diego’s International Affairs Board, the Chinese Historical Museum’s Board of Trustees, and the Asian Pacific Thematic Historical District committee.

Dr. Lilly Cheng, San Diego Women's Hall of Fame Historian 2009