Since 2011, the City of Austin’s Commission for Women has hosted an annual induction process for the Women’s Hall of Fame. These events serve to distinguish members of the community into the Hall of Fame who have made significant contributions for women in the Austin area and beyond, by breaking through barriers for women, working to better the lives of women and girls, and providing outstanding public or community service.
To nominate an outstanding Austin woman for this honor, complete this online nomination form.
The Women’s Hall of Fame inaugural year was 2011. The 2016 inductees were: Montserrat Garibay, Jackie Goodman, and Mariben Ramsey. The previous inductees include: Olga Campos Benz, Dorothy Richter, Kelly White, Jody Conradt, Bertha Means, Nora Comstock, Shudde Fath, Willie Mae Kirk, Bettie Naylor, Carole Keeton, Lulu Flores, Harriet Murphy and Janis Pinnelli. See the most recent Inductees here.