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Celebrating Women
Making a Difference

The Women's Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding women for their achievements and contributions to Alameda County and its residents. The program honors women in 12 different categories at a luncheon and awards ceremony held each year. Through this event and other community activities, the Women's Hall of Fame generates funds to support organizations that help women and families in Alameda County, including efforts to provide comprehensive breast cancer prevention, education, and treatment services.

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For more than two decades the Women’s Hall of Fame has made a difference by recognizing outstanding women and supporting nonprofit community partners that make Alameda County a better place. Help us by participating as a sponsor to help us expand partnerships with organizations doing great things in our community.

Inductee Spotlights
Photo of inductee Deborah Ale Flint Deborah Ale Flint Deborah was inducted into the Non-Traditional Careers category in 2014. She is the Aviation Director at the Port of Oakland, which means she runs business development and operations at Oakland International Airport. Learn more about her story.
Photo of inductee SiLin Huang SiLin Huang SiLin was inducted into the Youth category in 2014. Stricken with a mysterious disease, she was forced to leave high school. SiLin founded two HBV chapters to educate people about the high incidence of Hepatitis B among Asian communities. Learn more about her story.
Photo of inductee Sherry Higgs Sherry Higgs Sherry Higgs was inducted into the Health category in 2013. Sherry is a breast cancer survivor. The experience created a determination to help women facing similar health crises who do not have the network of support that Sherry had. Learn more about her story.

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