Posted February 22, 2018 | 8:58 AM

Three Selected for Induction into the Women's Hall of Fame

Induction Ceremony and Luncheon Scheduled for Thursday, March 22

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2018) -  The Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) announced the selection of three local distinguished women for induction into the 2018 class of the Hillsborough County Women's Hall of Fame. The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners presented each inductee with a commendation recognizing them for their achievements.

The following women will be honored at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony luncheon on Thursday, March 22 from 11:30 AM to 1 PM at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S. Franklin St. in Tampa.

Sylvia Campbell
The first female surgeon in Hillsborough County, Campbell is fearless in her support of those enduring breast cancer treatments and relentless in her commitment to share wellness, love and goodness both within our communities and throughout the world.

Julianne Holt
As elected Public Defender of the 13th Judicial Circuit, Holt has defended and protected the rights of the poor and, often, voiceless members of our community for 25 years.

Ann Porter
The first director of Hillsborough County's Head Start program, Porter has devoted her life to service as an advocate for low-income, minority and elderly Hillsborough County.

Registration for the event is available at Friends of COSW.

About the Women's Hall of Fame
Hillsborough County's Commission on the Status of Women created its Hall of Fame to honor women who, through their lives and efforts, have made significant contributions to the improvement of the lives of others and blazed frontiers for other women. The Commission facilitates and maintains the permanent Women's Hall of Fame display. 


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