The Iowa Commission on the Status
of Women recently announced four women who will be inducted into the Iowa
Women's Hall of Fame next month.
The 2014 Iowa Women's Hall of
Fame Inductees are:
Renee Hardman, West Des Moines, president of Hardman Consulting
Mary O'Keefe, Cumming, retiring senior vice president and chief
marketing officer at Principal Financial Group Inc.
Maggie Neir Tinsman, Davenport, former legislator and advocate for
early childhood education.
Christine Vilsack, Waukee, senior adviser for international
education for the U.S. Agency for International Development.
In addition, the commission will
award the 2014 Cristine Wilson Medal for Equality and Justice to Celeste Bremer
of Des Moines. Bremer is the chief magistrate for the U.S. District Court in
An induction ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m.
Aug. 23 at the State of Iowa Historical Building and will be held in
conjunction with Women's Equality Day, which commemorates the day in 1920 when
all American women obtained the right to vote.