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Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

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  • Betty Ann Lowe, M.D. (1934 - 2013)
    Betty Ann Lowe, M.D., was an exemplary pediatrician, diagnostician, educator, and advocate for children, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the state of Arkansas. She was known to be homespun, devoted, g...
  • Maya Angelou (1928 - 2014)
    From Wikipedia (English) :=Maya Angelou ( /ˈmaɪ.ə ˈændʒəloʊ/; born Marguerite Ann Johnson; April 4, 1928) was an American author and poet who had been called "America's most visible black female autobi...
  • Bernice Young Jones (1905 - 2003)
    Bernice Jones was born October 31, 1905 in Springdale, AR. She attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville from 1924-1928, and taught school at Harmon and Oak Grove Schools from 1926-1931. In 193...
  • Elsijane Trimble Roy (1916 - 2007)
    Trimble Roy was Arkansas’s first woman circuit judge, the first woman on the Arkansas Supreme Court, the first woman appointed to an Arkansas federal judgeship, the first woman federal judge in the Eig...
  • Hazel Leona Crutcher (1914 - 1990)
    Hazel Walker was born on August 8, 1914, on her family’s farm near Oak Hill (Little River County), nine miles from Ashdown (Little River County). She was the middle child and only daughter of Herbert S...

The hall recognizes the significant contributions of women and their impact on the state. It was established in 2014 from a partnership between the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce and Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock.

Twelve inaugural inductees were honored in 2015, including: Alice Walton, Betty Bumpers, Daisy Bates, Dr. Edith Irby Jones, Hattie Caraway, Hester Davis, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Johnelle Hunt, Mary Ann Ritter Arnold, Mary Good, Roberta W. Fulbright, and the Women’s Emergency Committee.