Nominations may be submitted during the entire year.  

Please complete the Nomination Form and submit along with supplemental material by December 31, 2019 to be considered for the 2020 event..

Making the Decision 

Nominations are reviewed very carefully by a committee comprised of individuals from the Women's Museum of California, San Diego State University Women's Studies, The Commission on the Status of Women, and UCSD's Women's Center and other women's organizations. If you would like to be a part of this process, please call us at 619 233-7963 or email


Inductees are chosen for the following five categories:

  • Trailblazer: Women who have paved the way for other women, or who were first in their fields.

  • Empowerer: Women who have significantly improved the lives of women in San Diego.

  • Activist: Women who have created structural change--and shifted our way of thinking and doing-- to better women's lives.

  • Cultural Competent: Women who are multi-culturally competent and involved in building bridges, coalitions and understanding within the communities of San Diego.

  • Historian: Women who have kept their culture and history alive within the community thereby contributing to the maintenance and integrity of the community.

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