Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame calls for nominations


By Peggy Gonder
Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame 

The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame is seeking nominations of outstanding women for its class of 2022. The deadline is Oct. 1. Visit for detailed information and to download a nomination form.

Founded in 1985, the hall now includes 172 contemporary and historic women. These women with ties to Colorado represent remarkable achievements in medicine, business, philanthropy, politics, education, engineering and activism. Each woman is a pioneer, having made a significant and enduring contribution to her profession and to the advancement of women and society.

Nominations are judged by a selection committee comprised of community members from around Colorado, using these criteria:

The woman must have strong ties to Colorado and have:

• Made significant and enduring contributions to her field (40 percent).

• Elevated the status of women and helped open new frontiers for women and for society (40 percent).

• Inspired others, especially women and girls, by her example.

Inductees for the class of 2022 will be announced in May 2022.