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  • Mourning the Passing of Billie Luisi-Potts

    The National Women’s Hall of Fame mourns the passing of past Executive Director, Billie Luisi-Potts.  Ms. Luisi-Potts passed away on November 29, 2013 at the age of 73. Billie Luisi-Potts served as Executive Director of the Hall from March 2001 â€...
  • Mourning the Passing of Maria Tallchief

    The National Women's Hall of Fame mourns the passing of one of the premiere American ballerinas of all time, Maria Tallchief, a 1996 Inductee.  Ms. Tallchief passed away on April 11, 2013 at the age of 88.Maria Tallchief  was the first American ...
  • Nine Extraordinary Women Named as National Women's Hall of Fame Inductees

    In conjunction with National Women’s History Month, the National Women’s Hall of Fame announces the upcoming Induction of nine American women who have made valuable and enduring contributions to our nation.  These women will be formally inducted duri...
  • Reaching for the Sky - and the Stars

    In celebration of International Women's Day on Friday, March 8, 2013, Dr. Judith L. Pipher (2007 Inductee) will participate in an afternoon discussion with Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1973 Inductee), portrayed by Dr. Melinda Grube.  Dr. Pipher and Mrs. Stant...
  • Eighteen Inductees to Appear in MAKERS - Women Who Make America Documentary

    Exciting news!  Eighteen of our Inductees will be appearing in the three-hour PBS/AOL landmark documentary, MAKERS--Women Who Make America, a compelling story of amazing women trailblazers, to be aired at 8:00 PM EST on Tuesday, February 26th, on your lo...
  • Students Celebrate Amelia Earhart Day

    Did you know that January 11th commemorated Inductee Amelia Earhart's record setting first solo flight from Hawaii to California (1935)?  In celebration of this occasion, students at Valleyview Elementary School in Oneonta, New York, were invited to ...
  • Mourning the Passing of Dr. Sally K. Ride

    The National Women's Hall of Fame mourns the passing of trailblazing astronaut, Dr. Sally K. Ride, a 1988 Inductee. Dr. Ride passed away on July 23, 2012 at the age of 61.Sally Ride rocketed to fame in 1983 when she became the first American woman in s...
  • Mourning the Passing of Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly

    The National Women's Hall of Fame mourns the passing of religious pioneer, Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly, a 2000 Inductee.  Bishop Kelly passed away on June 28, 2012 at the age of 92.The first African American woman to be elected bishop in the United Me...
  • WORLD CHAMPION FIGURE SKATER MICHELLE KWAN JOINS NATIONAL WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CELEBRATION; SECRETARY CLINTON VIDEO REMARKS ON TITLE IX AND WOMEN IN AMERICA TO LAUNCH AWARDS CEREMONY

    SENECA FALLS, NY, JUNE 21, 2012 – Renowned figure skater Michelle Kwan, Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Birch Bayh, and Neena Chaudhry will join over 200 leaders from across the United States representing Congress, the White House, corporations, univers...
  • National Women's Hall of Fame Plans to Reorganize, Strengthen National Presence

    The National Women’s Hall of Fame (NWHF) today announced that is reorganizing to strengthen its national presence and to build on its strong legacy in Seneca Falls. “Since its founding in Seneca Falls in 1969, the NWHF has celebrated the achievements...
  • Eleven Extraordinary Women Named as National Women's Hall of Fame Inductees

    On International Women’s Day, the National Women's Hall of Fame announced the upcoming Induction of eleven American women who have made valuable and enduring contributions to our nation.  These women will be formally inducted on September 30th and Octo...
  • Mourning the Passing of Geraldine Ferraro

    The National Women’s Hall of Fame mourns the passing of political trailblazer, Geraldine Ferraro, a 1994 Inductee.  Ms. Ferraro passed away on March 26, 2011 at the age of 75. Geraldine Ferraro made history when she became the first woman nominated fo...
  • Congratulations to our Inductees in the News

    Linda Alvarado (2003), recipient of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 2010 Ultimate Latina Award. Maya Angelou (1998), announced as a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, and as a recipient of the...
  • In Memoriam

    The National Women’s Hall of Fame mourns the passing of Susan Lowell Butler, a former executive director of the Hall.  Ms. Butler passed away on December 18, 2010 at her home in Virginia.  Read more The National Women’s Hall of Fame mourns the pas...
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