For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Nicole Kelly, Department of Health Services, Commission Secretary, (510) 981-5125

City of Berkeley Commission on the Status of Women honors the efforts of women who have done outstanding work in Berkeley

Berkeley, California (Tuesday, March 08, 2011) - To commemorate National Women's History Month, the Commission on the Status of Women recognizes and honors the efforts of extraordinary women who live, work or learn in Berkeley, and who have done outstanding work in the Berkeley community. The Commission seeks to honor and recognize the contributions of a wide spectrum of women, especially those who may be under-recognized for their work or are unconventionally successful.  Awardees were selected through a competitive nomination process and represent a wide range of achievements and contributions.

The event will be held on Monday, March 14, 2011, at the Central Library Community Meeting Room, 3rd Floor, located at 2090 Kittredge Street, Berkeley at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to the public and we encourage all Berkeley community members to join us in celebration of the achievements of this outstanding group of women.

This year, the Commission will present awards to the following women for outstanding contributions to our community:

 If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Kelly at 981-5125 or