Founded March 2014

Deaf Women United declares March as an annual worldwide recognized month that highlights the contributions of Deaf Women to events in history and contemporary society.

Deaf Women Herstory Month to be featured every year during the month of March. DWU will spotlight 31 Deaf Women that have made significant contributions either as an advocate, artist, athlete, educator, entrepreneur and/or trailblazer.

*Former DWU Board

 


DWHM 2014

  • Bobbie Beth Scoggins
  • Cheryl Wu, Dr.
  • Joan Phillips
  • Melissa Malzkhun
  • Melody Stein
  • Sheri Farinha
  • Carla Garcia-Fernandez
  • Stephanie “Najma” Johnson,
  • Marcella M. Meyers (Deceased),
  • Carol Padden, Dr.
  • Melissa Draganac-Hawk*
  • Julie Rems-Smario
  • Donalda Ammons, Dr
  • DUO: Dr. Damara Goff Paris and Sharon Kay Wood
  • Claudia Gordon, ESQ
  • Leah Katz-Hernandez
  • Carolyn McCaskill Emerson
  • Jackie Roth*
  • Jane Norman
  • Collen Cidade-Matusof
  • Gertude Galloway
  • Roslyn “Roz” Rosen, Dr
  • Ella Mae Lentz
  • Trio: Arlene Blumenthal-Kelly, Dr.
  • Trio: Genie Gertz, Dr.*
  • Trio: Vicki Hurwitz*
  • Marilyn Smith*
  • Majoriebell “Mabs” Holcomb- Deceased
  • MJ Bienvieu*
  • Nathie Lee Marbury, Dr. – Deceased
  • Tawny Holmes
  • DWU FOUNDERS:Dr. Betty G. Miller*
  • DWU FOUNDERS: Sandra Ammons*
  • DWU FOUNDERS: Marcia Nowak*
  • DWU FOUNDERS: Gwendolyn Speaks*
  • DWU FOUNDERS: Sheila Conlon Mentkowski*
  • DWU FOUNDERS: Allie Joiner*


DWHM 2015

  • Astrid Goodstein
  • Laurene Simms
  • Nancy Rourke
  • Myrna Orleck-Aiello
  • Sharon Ann Dror
  • Christine ‘Coco’ Roschaert
  • Christine Kim
  • Beth Sonnenstrahl Benedict
  • Ann Marie “Jade” Bryan
  • Elvia Guillermo & Leticia Arellano
  • Rajarajeshwari
  • Michelle Banks
  • Flavia Fleischer
  • Mara Ladines
  • Sheri Collins
  • DeLasha Singleton
  • Amy Jo Novotny
  • Sheena McFeely
  • Erin Moriarty-Harrelson
  • Phyllis Frelich
  • Kari Cooke
  • Tina Jo Breindel*
  • SooHyun Tak
  • Linda Bove
  • Sofia Seitchik
  • Jules Dameron
  • Kenya Lowe
  • Ann Silver
  • The Catalysts

 


DWHM 2016

  • Patty Liang
  • Bobbi Cordano
  • Sarah Young Bear-Brown
  • Echo Greenlee
  • Darian Burwell
  • Jodie Crace
  • Jo Bienvenu*
  • Rezenet Moges-Riedel
  • Lauren Maucere
  • Faye Kuo
  • Audree Norton (deceased)
  • Bregitt Jiminez
  • AJ Granda & Jelica Nuccio
  • Kim Bianco Majerl
  • Natasha Ofili
  • Ruth Seeger
  • Haydee Garcia
  • Alexis Kashar
  • Rosa Lee Timm
  • Deborah M Blumenson
  • Shazia Siddiqi
  • Alice L. Hagemeyer
  • Iris Nelia Aranda
  • Trudy Suggs
  • Tanya Ingram
  • Kim Powers-Smith
  • Aleisa Allen
  • Stacy Abrams
  • Andrea Sonnier
  • Patricia Ordonez
  • Elena Mayer


DWHM 2017

  • Storm Smith
  • Clare Cassidy
  • Dr. Lina Chao Hou
  • Janette Duran
  • Inna Giterman
  • Amy Duarte
  • Evon Black
  • Julia Petersen
  • Maleni Chaitoo
  • Malibu Hess-Barron
  • Lizzie Sorkin
  • Iva Ikeda
  • Stacy Nowak
  • Nancy Hlibok, Dr.
  • Habena Grima
  • Amy Cohen Efron
  • Pamela Lloyd-Ogoke
  • Barbara Wifi Wingfield
  • Norma Moran
  • Deanne Bray
  • Victoria Monroe
  • Dr. Patricia Hughes
  • Tanea Brown
  • Carrie Lou Garbergolio
  • Niesha Washington-Shepard
  • Shari Moore
  • Kathy Derderian
  • Lisa Guerra
  • Heather Lightfood Withrow
  • Lauren Ridloff
  • JAC Cook*


DWHM 2018

  • Kirsten Poston
  • Sandy McLennon*
  • Thuan Nguygen
  • Yukari Siomar Valenzuela
  • Veena Advani
  • Melissa Elmira Yingst*
  • Jessica Hurd
  • Annette Reichman
  • Nyesha “Nyke” Prince
  • Lynn Jacobowitz, Dr
  • Uherla DeBerry
  • Mayra Castro
  • Alison Aubrecht
  • Brianna Stroud-Williams
  • Dr. Shirley Allen
  • Ivelisse Santiago
  • Evelina Gaina
  • Patti Sanchez
  • Sasha Ponappa
  • Julia Velasquez
  • Shoshannah Stern
  • Deanna Swope
  • Felicia Williams
  • Pamela Conley
  • Tyresha Collins
  • Candace Jones
  • Aracelia Aguilar
  • Shenna Lyles
  • Zainab Alkebsi
  • Annie Urasky
  • Arlene Garcia*


DWHM 2019

  • Rachel Posner
  • Stephanie Smith Albert
  • Poorna Kushalnagar
  • Brittany Castle
  • Kara Gournaris
  • Michele Mulligan
  • Jesica Rodriguez
  • Dawn Jani Birley