Women Making History Awards Gala 2023

Washington, DC

Join Us! The Women Making History Awards returns March 2023!

Mark your calendars! We are thrilled to gather again on Friday, March 31, 2023, to celebrate women's contributions—past, present and future—during the Women Making History Awards Gala held in Washington, DC. We invite you to join us for an elegant, empowering, and inspiring evening. Guests will enjoy cocktails, a formal seated dinner, live entertainment, and much, much more.

The Schuyler at the Hamilton Hotel  |  1001 14th Street NW   |  Washington, DC 20005

Friday, March 31, 2023  |  7:00pm to 11:00pm

Honorary Co-Chairs:
Meryl Streep & Viola Davis

Event Chair:
Cheri Kaufman

Host Committee:
Laura Bell Bundy, Sharon Bush, Cathleen Civale Fisher, Ann Dexter-Jones, Donna Karan, Eleanora Kennedy, Sandra Lee, Dr. Ainsley MacLean, Stephanie Mineo, Lee Murphy, Kara Ross, Donna Woolf


Reserve your seat to join influencers from the world of politics, business, and finance, young movers and shakers, as we honor extraordinary women and celebrate women's history.  By purchasing tickets here, you make it possible for NWHM to provide free, accessible public programing to educators and learners of all ages nationwide!


The Women Making History Awards gala serves as our biggest annual fundraiser.  Sponsorships are critical to NWHM’s ability to create and provide invaluable, inclusive programming used by educators, scholars, students and learners of all ages across the country. Your support will help us continue our important work to integrate women’s contributions into the fabric of our national narrative through pioneering research, innovative and accessible programming, and free resources for educators and learners of all ages.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Leah Craft, NWHM's vice president of development.