’19 Women’s Hall of Fame opening up nominations
The Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame has opened its nominations process for the 2019 induction class.
Potential nominees must be women who were born in and achieved prominence within the state, or have been a resident for an extended period after achieving prominence here or elsewhere and women who have: ■ Made significant and enduring contributions to their field of endeavor, professional or otherwise.
■ Affected the social, cultural, economic or political well-being of the community, state or nation.
■ Elevated the status of women and positively affected women and girls.
■ Helped open new frontiers for women and for society in general.
■ Inspired others by their example.
Nominees are not limited to a certain field or accomplishment. They can include pioneers, philanthropists, educators, entrepreneurs, athletes, artists, business leaders and political figures.
The Women’s Hall of Fame inducts contemporary and historical women who made an impact on the state.
Nominations must be submitted by March 8. Specific criteria and nomination forms are available at www.ARWomensHallofFame.com.
The 2019 induction ceremony is scheduled for Aug. 29 at the Statehouse Convention Center.