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Spotlight on the 23rd Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame
Spotlight covers the 23rd Annual Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame, including interviews with District Attorney Nancy O'Malley and inductees Victoria Jones and Lizbeth Hernandez.
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Dawn Shaughnessy of Livermore Lab Recognized for New Additions to Periodic Table
2012 Inductee Dawn Shaughnessy interviewed regarding her contribution to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's efforts to developments in the Periodic Table of Elements.
Lawrence Livermore physicist to be inducted into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame
A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory physicist who developed a way to rapidly grow large crystals used in the Lab’s National Ignition Facility (NIF) laser will be honored next month.
East Bay Student Overcomes Illness to Achieve College Dreams
Silin Huang’s American Dream seemed to be within reach. She was a 4.0 student at San Leandro High and on her way to her goal of heading off to college.
Drivers for Survivors Founder Inducted into County Women’s Hall of Fame
Sherry Higgs, a breast cancer survivor and founder of Fremont-based nonprofit Drivers for Survivors, was among 10 leaders recently inducted the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame.
Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame Featured on CBS SF Bay Area News
Watch as Farmaan Judge and Sherry Hu discuss being a part of the Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame.
Monica Anderson Recalls Life on the Streets
Monica Anderson doesn't remember much of her childhood. The 22-year-old says her earliest memories are of her father beating her mother and when her mother remarried she said things got even worse.
Science of soot lands Sandia Lab's Hope Michelsen in Women's Hall of Fame
Sandia National Laboratories scientist Hope Michelsen, who peers through atmospheric soot to learn about the air we breathe, has been named by the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame as the 2013 Outstanding Woman in Science.
Two Berkeley women to be honored by county in March
Two women with Berkeley ties will be inducted into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame later this month, county officials have announced. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Hall of Fame, and both women, along with eight others, will be celebrated March 23 at a luncheon in Oakland.
Shaughnessy inducted to Alameda County Women's Hall Of Fame
As the group leader for experimental nuclear and radiochemistry and the principal investigator for the heavy element group at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Shaughnessy, along with her team, has discovered six new elements on the periodic table, the heaviest elements found to date.
Two Livermore Women to be Inducted into Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame
Swalwell Recognizes Local Inductees into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame
U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) honored Dr. Hope Michelson of Livermore and Alice Deng of Pleasanton on the floor of the House of Representatives for their induction into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame.
DeAngelis Inducted into Hall of Fame
The Alameda County Woman’s Hall of Fame inducted 12 new members March 31. Of those new members was CSU East Bay’s Director of Athletics, Debby DeAngelis, who was honored for her work in sports and athletics.
LLNL microbial biologist inducted into Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame
For her achievements, LLNL molecular biologist Crystal Jaing will be inducted into the Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame (WHOF) during the 18th annual awards ceremony, set for the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Oakland. The event will begin at 12:30 p.m.
San Leandro Woman headed to Ivy League school after overcoming challenges
SiLin Huang is headed to an Ivy League school in the fall after overcoming the challenges of speaking no English when she immigrated at age 8, growing up poor and missing two years of high school because of a mysterious illness.
Two Berkeley residents inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame
On March 23, Rita Sahai, a renowned musician, and Debra Pryor, former fire chief for the Berkeley Fire Department, will be honored for their unique achievements and giving back to Berkeley and the greater community.
Fremont teacher to be inducted into women's hall of fame
FREMONT — At a time when overachieving students forgo taking care of their bodies to cram for tests and an increasing number of children are obese, Linda Campana feels her role as a physical education teacher is more crucial than ever.
San Leandro High Schooler Inducted Into Alameda County Women's Hall Of Fame
San Leandro High School senior Arooj Haq, 17, has been named one of 11 new members of the Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame and was selected for the youth category.
Rita Sahai Wins County Women’s Hall of Fame Award
Rita Sahai, acclaimed composer, performer and teacher of Hindustani classical music, has been selected as the 2013 “Culture and Art” inductee to the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame.

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