2024 Press Release


DATE: January 23, 2024

Press inquiries, contact:
Barbara Pike Gonzales, CWHF Board of Directors
Barbara Pike Gonzales
G Force PR,  LLC / 720-833-8887

The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Deadline for Nominations Has Been Extended

Deadline for entries has been extended to May 1, 2024

DENVER, COLORADO, January 23, 2024 – Do you know an amazing woman who has made a significant impact on Colorado and its residents? The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF) begins its Call for Nominations for its next group of extraordinary women to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, Class of 2024. 

The class of 2024 will be inducted in the Spring of 2025, marking the 40th anniversary of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame.  

“Our 2025 Inductee Gala will celebrate 40 years of women, wisdom and wonder. This milestone is a true testament to the collective power of sharing the stories of these amazing women, and we hope this inspires future generations of young girls and women to not only create their own legacy, but continue to honor those who came before them.”
 CWHF Board Chair Barb Beckner

We welcome nominations of historical and contemporary women who have:

  • Made significant and enduring contributions to her field(s) or specific life focus

  • Elevated or affirmed the status and helped open/expand new opportunities for women and others in society 

  • Inspired others as a role model, especially women and girls, by her actions and behaviors

  • Significant ties to Colorado

    Nominations are evaluated by an independent selection committee comprised of diverse citizens from around the state who are experts in their fields. 

You can view full nomination guidelines and access nomination forms in English and Spanish at www.cogreatwomen.org/inductees/nominate. All nominations must be received by May 1, 2024.  The Hall will announce the Class of 2024 in July of 2024.

About the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

Since 1985 the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame has inducted 189 women of various races, backgrounds, economic levels, career choices, political philosophies, and religious beliefs united by their outstanding contributions to society. The lives of these extraordinary women are shining examples of what can be achieved with passion, commitment, spirit, and the willingness to stand tall in the face of obstacles. They are trailblazers, visionaries, women of courage, glass-ceiling breakers, innovators, and rule changers in all walks of life. Their contributions span Colorado’s colorful and storied history, reach to its four corners, and have spread to touch our nation and our world.

They are teachers, doctors, scientists, politicians, social activists, bankers, newspaper publishers, philanthropists, humanitarians, authors, a symphony conductor, a former prime minister, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, a jurist, a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, an historical preservationist, a true Western pioneer, an aviation pioneer, a former Miss America, and a Cheyenne princess, to name a few. While some are well known throughout Colorado and the nation, others were pioneers in their small communities.

To learn more about inductees, visit: The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

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