Kingman, Arizona
Recognizing the exceptional women in our community
The first Kingman Women Making History honorees, 1984

The 2022 National Women’s History Month Theme is

“Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope”

The 38th Annual "Women Making History" award
presentation was held Sunday, February 27, 2022 at
the Mohave Museum of History and Arts.

We are proud to honor the 37th & 38th Annual Women Making History:

2021 Winners

Arts: Wanda Siewiyumptewa
Business: Marsha Durfee
Health/Medical Professions: Melissa Palmer
Public Service: Megan McCoy
Volunteerism: Karin Stephan

2022 Winners
Arts: Ernestine Claw
Business: Cherie Bourlier
Education: Lisa Brownfield
Health/Medical Professions: Dr. Kelly Bradley
Lifetime Achievement: Lorraine Leeming
Other(Animal Advocacy): Lynn Kannianen
Pioneering: Melissa Hull Brown
Professions: Jody Schanaman
Public Service: Sueann Mello
Religion: Sandra Lanners
Volunteerism: Shellie Stein

National Women's History Month focuses on the rich and inspiring heritage of women's contributions in the United States and sets aside a special time each year to recognize and celebrate the lives of countless women of all races, ages, cultures, ethnic traditions, religious faiths, and ways of life. Kingman, Arizona holds an annual ceremony to honor women in our community who have made a sustaining contribution to the Kingman area. The Women Making History Awards have been celebrated since 1984, with over 200 women receiving recognition in that time.

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