Nominations are due for 2018 March Induction

Nominations are due for 2018 March Induction

In March 2018 at our next induction gala, we will induct up to 10 women, usually 4 historical and 6 contemporary  that presently have or in the past had strong Colorado ties. The Hall depends on members of the public to nominate these extraordinary women. Nomination form can be downloaded from the nominate page 2016 Inductees: Above photo historical inductees l-r Anne Evans, Laura Hershey, Minnie Harding, Betty Pellet.  Contemporary Inductees below (names listed with caption)  

Women of Excellence – Portrait Exhibit Grand Junction

Women of Excellence – Portrait Exhibit Grand Junction

The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame, Museums of Western Colorado and Chevron have joined forces to bring “Women of Excellence: The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Collection” to Western Colorado. The Collection will be on display at Museum of the West in downtown Grand Junction from June 2 through Labor Day weekend. “Women of Excellence” is a one-of-a-kind presentation of women who are true heroes and shining examples of the potential of all women. Featuring such inductees as Golda Meir,…

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Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame – Magic on Main Street

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame – Magic on Main Street

Join the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame 13th Annual Magic on Main Street Littleton Block Party in Historic Downtown Littleton The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame will participate in the 13th Annual Historic Downtown Littleton Block Party on June 10, 2017. This family-friendly event runs from 6-11pm on Main Street. This event features food, beer and wine, 6 stages of music, 2 firework shows, and other activities. Event is free to attend. Tickets may be purchased for food and drinks….

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University of Denver Portrait Exhibit and Reception

University of Denver Portrait Exhibit and Reception

CELEBRATING COLORADO WOMEN AND THEIR EXTRAORDINARY STORIES MARCH 27 – JUNE 26,  2017 ~ This exhibit features all 152 CWHF Inductees. Opening Reception, March 30, 4:30 to 7:00 p.m  Chambers Center for the Advancement of Women 1901 E. Asbury Avenue, 1st floor Denver, CO, 80210 Portraits will be displayed at: Anderson Academic Commons Bonfils Stanton Music Library Colorado Women’s College This portrait exhibit features all 152 CO Women’s Hall of Fame inductees, with biographical information and highlights of their impact on…

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Chocolate and Wine Pairing Classes – An Event Series 2017

Chocolate and Wine Pairing Classes – An Event Series 2017

MARCH 22, 2017~ CHOCOLATE/WINE PAIRING AND CWHF INDUCTEE ANNA JO HAYNES 6-8:30 PM We are presenting Wine and Pairing classes in 2017. This event is part education, part fundraising, and 100% opportunity to eat chocolate and drink wine!   There will be five opportunities to attend throughout the year. Purchase Tickets Spend an evening with CWHF inductees sharing stories and learn to pair chocolates and wines with The Chocolate Therapist, Julie Pech. Bring your appetite for wines and chocolates from Julie’s store….

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Honoring Black History Month – Portrait Exhibit Blair-Caldwell DPL Branch

Honoring Black History Month – Portrait Exhibit Blair-Caldwell DPL Branch

In honor of Black History Month, the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF) is displaying inductee portraits at the Blair-Caldwell Denver Public Library Branch. The exhibit opens January 23 and ends February 28, 2017 Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African-Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African-Americans in U.S. history. In Colorado, visionary and trail-blazing women of color from the past and present are honored through this exhibit for their connection and…

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Women in STEM Portrait Exhibit – Aurora History Museum

Women in STEM Portrait Exhibit – Aurora History Museum

Women in STEM – A CWHF portrait exhibit featuring all of our STEM inductees opens December 13, 2016 and runs through March 12, 2017 at the Aurora History Museum. Featured (top) is inductee Hazel Schmoll who was a Colorado state botanist (inducted 1985) who will also be spotlighted in a lecture at Chautauqua in Boulder on March 7, 2017. Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame board member Wendy Bohling will be speaking about Hazel as well as Mary Rippon in this featured…

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Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Scholarship Winners

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Scholarship Winners

The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Starts Scholarship Program The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF) is awarding up to three scholarships yearly to women who are making a difference in advancing their education. The women have returned to school later in their careers, but have demonstrated leadership and community service. The scholarship program was created in honor of M.L. Hanson, founder of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. This year we partnered with the Colorado Women’s Education Foundation (CWEF) to…

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Famous Colorado Women

Famous Colorado Women

This is our new blog, fresh off the press! We hope to share many stories and contribute to the achievement of the aspirations & dreams of girls and women in Colorado and beyond. The CWHF mission is to inspire by celebrating and sharing the enduring contributions of Colorado’s distinctive women. To achieve this, the Hall educates the people of Colorado about the stories of the women who shaped our state and the nation’s history with courage, leadership, intelligence, compassion, and creativity….

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