The Michigan Women's Hall of Fame
The Hall of Fame features
over 250 historical and contemporary
women of Michigan including Rosa Parks, Helen Milliken, Betty Ford,
Lily Tomlin, Gilda Radner, Dorothy Helen Thomas, U.S. Senator Debbie
Stabenow, Aretha Franklin, and Gwen Frostic--and many
more you may not have heard of, but whose accomplishments are equally
"We Can Do It! A Celebration of Michigan Women"
A 90-minute television documentary celebrating the first 25 years of
the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame to be aired on statewide on PBS
Television in March, 2009 for women's history month.
The Michigan Women's Historical Center develops and displays
historical exhibits on the achievements of Michigan women. The Center
is also home to the Belen Gallery featuring the work of Michigan
Using its exhibits as a teaching tool, the Michigan Women's
Historical Center brings women's history to life for school groups
ranging from early elementary through college age, scout troops and
many women's organizations from around the state. The Historical
Center library houses hundreds of volumes by or about Michigan women.
In addition, the Michigan Women's Studies Association, the Historical
Center's parent organization, sponsors an academic conference
to bring more visibility to women's roles in history
and current issues in women's studies.
The Michigan Women's
Historical Center and Hall of Fame sponsors many special events and
programs such as the Hall of Fame Annual Awards Dinner and Induction
Ceremony in October, the Annual Golf Outing & Picnic Dinner in
June, and exhibit opening