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Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame

ANNOUNCEMENT - October 1, 2010

Nominations for women to be considered for induction into the Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame are currently being accepted by the 
Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women until December 3, 2010.  

Guidelines for establishing eligibility and determining inductees include:

  • Women who have lived in Oklahoma for a major portion of their lives.
  • Women who are easily identified or have identified themselves publicly as Oklahomans.
  • Women who are pioneers in their field or in a project that benefits Oklahoma.
  • Women who have made a significant contribution to the State of Oklahoma.
  • Women who serve or have served as role models to other Oklahoma women.
  • Women who may be "unsung heroes" but have made a difference in the lives of Oklahomans or Americans because of their actions.
  • Women who have championed other women, women's issues, or served as public policy advocates for the issues important to women.
  • Women who exemplify the Oklahoma spirit.

Click here to download Eligibility Requirements

History of the Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame

The Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame was created in 1982 by then-Governor George Nigh to honor Oklahoma women who are 
pioneers in their field or in a project that benefits Oklahoma; who have made a significant contribution to the State of Oklahoma; 
who serve or have served as role models to other Oklahoma women; who may be "unsung heroes," but have made a difference 
in the lives of Oklahomans or Americans because of their actions; who have championed other women, women's issues, or 
served as public policy advocates for the issues important to women; and who exemplify the Oklahoma spirit.

 

 

Last Modified on 09/30/2010
Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is eligible for induction into the Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame?
A: Only Oklahoma women are eligible.

Q: How can someone be considered eligible for induction into the Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame?
A: An example of who would be eligible for induction would be Women who are pioneers in their field that benefits Oklahoma.