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2022 Iowa Women's Hall of Fame
Honorees Announced

The Iowa Commission on the Status of Women is proud to announce the honorees of the 2022 Iowa Women's Hall of Fame and Cristine Wilson Medal for Equality and Justice Recipient. 

2022 Hall of Fame Honorees:

  • Elizabeth Cowles 
  • Mary Richards
  • Laurie Schipper
  • Mary Swander

The 2022 recipient of the Cristine Wilson Medal for Equality & Justice is The Honorable Ako Abdul-Samad, Iowa House of Representatives.

Induction Ceremony

An induction ceremony will be held on Saturday August 27, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. at the Des Moines Playhouse, 831 42nd St., Des Moines, Iowa

A reception will follow the ceremony. The ceremony and reception are free and open to the public.  No registration is required.