Nominations open for WA Women’s Hall of Fame

Jan Cooper (AFL Manager Female Football Development) Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au   d449757
Jenny Davis, 67, is a finalist in the WA Seniors Awards. Jenny is a well-known actress and director in Perth and was artistic director of the WA Youth Theatre for 10 years. In 1993, Jenny founded Agelink Theatre, a reminiscence theatre company which creates shows based on oral histories and Western Australian history. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au   d460336
Anne Leach is 100 years old this year. She served as a nurse in WW2, worked at Hollywood Hospital and has lived in Claremont most of her life. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au   d418321
Retired judge Valerie French.was inducted in to the WA Women''s Hall of Fame last week Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au   d466726
Jan Cooper (AFL Manager Female Football Development) Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d449757 Jenny Davis, 67, is a finalist in the WA Seniors Awards. Jenny is a well-known actress and director in Perth and was artistic director of the WA Youth Theatre for 10 years. In 1993, Jenny founded Agelink Theatre, a reminiscence theatre company which creates shows based on oral histories and Western Australian history. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d460336 Anne Leach is 100 years old this year. She served as a nurse in WW2, worked at Hollywood Hospital and has lived in Claremont most of her life. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d418321 Retired judge Valerie French.was inducted in to the WA Women''s Hall of Fame last week Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d466726

LAST year a retired judge, AFL women’s trailblazer, an actor, writer and director as well as a WWII veteran were among inductees into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame.

Valerie French, Jan Cooper, Jenny Davis and Anne Leach, who passed away in June last year, joined the Hall of Fame in 2017.

In 2018, nominations are being sought for women who have contributed to the community, business, health, education, arts, culture and sport, as well as the new category STEM, which acknowledges inductees in the areas of science; technology, engineering, and mathematics.

WA Women’s Hall of Fame chairwoman Fiona Reid said the event had been incredibly successful over the past seven years with more than 160 women and women’s groups being inducted into the Hall of Fame.

ISHAR Multicultural Women’s Health Centre will host this year’s WA Women’s Hall of Fame with support from Lotterywest and the Department of Local Government and Communities.

Entries close Wednesday, February 7. Visit http://wawomenshalloffame.com.au/nominations.html.

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