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State Historical Building, Des Moines
The Iowa Commission on the Status of Women is extremely pleased to announce four remarkable Iowa women to be inducted in the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame and the recipient of the 2014 Cristine Wilson Medal for Equality and Justice. These outstanding women will be recognized at the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held at the State Historical Building at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 23. The event is free and open to the public. It is held in conjunction with Women's Equality Day, August 26, which commemorates the day in 1920 when American women first obtained the right to vote.
The 2014 Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame Inductees are:
Renee Hardman, West Des Moines
Mary Agnes O’Keefe, Cummings
Maggie Neir Tinsman, Davenport
Christie Vilsack, Waukee
The Cristine Wilson Medal for Equality and Justice will be awarded to The Honorable Celeste F. Bremer, Des Moines
A reception will be held for family and friends of the award recipients in the atrium of the State Historical Building.
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