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CWHF Wins Heartland Emmy!

In March of 2018, CWHF premiered a video series featuring 5 Inductees on Rocky Mountain PBS.  The category for Best Music Composition/Arrangement was awarded to CWHF for the episode, “Saving the Soul of Denver” featuring CWHF Inductee Dana Crawford, who is a visionary preservationist and developer who worked to preserve historic downtown Denver.  The Hall gives thanks and gratitude to Lisa Downing, composer and pianist, Rebecca Martinez, and Enchanted Road Productions who were also involved and awarded in this endeavor!


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We are pleased to announce the CWHF is embarking on a video project on some of our incredible inductees – our first video below on Marion Downs was nominated for a Heartland Emmy!

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Video Premiere on Rocky Mountain PBS! 


Read our latest press release to keep up with breaking news on our events, inductees, and portrait exhibits in Denver and throughout the state.

2018 Releases

2017 Releases


Inductee Video Project Heads to Durango

March 2018

2018 Induction Gala at the Denver Hilton City Center

CWHF celebrates Women’s History Month at CSU-Pueblo

The exhibit, which celebrates the enduring contributions of Colorado women, will begin today and run through March 15 at the Library and Academic Resources Center.  Contact Us 303.271.3599

March 1st – March 31st: Portrait Exhibit at Coffee at the Point in Denver

March 21st: Juana Bordas will be discussing her book, “Salsa, Soul, and Spirit. Leadership for a Multicultural Age” on Wednesday, March 21st, at 6:30 at Coffee at the Point, 710 E. 26th Ave, Denver. Juana will also be selling and signing her book.

January, 2018
Denver Urban Spectrum Magazine: CWHF 2018 Induction feature article.
Denver Urban Spectrum Feature

October 2017

As a part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame was featured in a La Voz Article:
Colorado Latinas Provide Role Models 

“Role models ignite our desire to make our own unique impact on the world,” says Beth Barela, CWHF Board Chair. “The seeds of some of our greatest ideas and plans originated from observing our heroes and learning their stories. In short, you cannot be what you cannot see.”