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Meet the 20 MAKERS Inducted Into the National Women's Hall of Fame

Meet the 20 MAKERS Inducted Into the National Women's Hall of Fame

The National Women's Hall of Fame hosted its 2015 induction ceremony over the weekend. 

Ten women who have been pioneers in their various industries including education, politics, business arts, media, science and more, were honored by the hall, whose mission is to showcase "great women … inspiring all."

Founded in 1969 at the historical site and birthplace of the American Women's Rights Movement, Seneca Falls, N.Y., the National Women's Hall of Fame is the nation's oldest membership organization that is "dedicated to honoring and celebrating the achievements of distinguished American women."

Inductees are chosen by first being nominated. The nominations are then reviewed and judged for accuracy by the Hall's staff. The nominees then undergo a review process conducted by a National Judges Panel that looks at the overall value and contribution of the nominee's work to the development of America. 

So far, there have been 265 women inducted into the Hall.

Check out the list below to see which MAKERS have been inducted into the hall of fame.

1. Madeline Korbel Albright
Year honored:1998
Achievements: Government

2. Linda G. Alvarado
Year honored: 2003
Achievement: Business

3. Hillary Rodham Clinton
Year honored: 2005
Achievement: Government

4. Donna da Varona
Year honored: 2003
Achievement: Athletics

5. Marian Wright Edelman
Year honored: 1993
Achievement: Humanities

6. Geraldine Ferraro
Year honored: 1994
Achievement: Government

7. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Year honored: 2002
Achievement: Government

8. Dolores Huerta
Year honored: 1993
Achievement: Humanities

9. Mae Jemison
Year honored: 1993
Achievement: Science

10. Jean Kilbourne
Year honored: 2015,
Achievement: Humanities

11. Billie Jean King
Year honored: 1990
Achievement: Athletics

12. Lilly Ledbetter
Year honored: 2011
Achievement: Humanities

13. Maya Lin
Year honored: 2005
Achievement: Arts

14. Nancy Pelosi
Year honored: 2013
Achievement: Government

15. Patricia Schroeder
Year honored: 1995
Achievement: Government

16. Donna Shalala
Year honored: 2011
Achievement: Education, Government

17. Gloria Steinem
Year honored: 1993
Achievement: Humanities

18. Kathrine Switzer
Year honored: 2011
Achievement: Athletics

19. Faye Wattleton
Year honored: 1993
Achievement: Humanities

20. Oprah Winfrey
Year honored: 1994
Achievement: Arts, Business, Philanthropy

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