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Women of Distinction Calendar

The Women of Distinction Calendar recognizes KU women students, staff, faculty, and alumnae for their achievements. You can nominate a KU woman who has distinguished herself through outstanding achievement and contributions to KU and/or the community, serving as a role model, and challenging gender stereotypes. Follow the links below to view previous calendars, click on a woman's name to learn more about her and her accomplishments.

Meet This Year's Women

KU Women of Distinction 2016-2017

Past Years' Women

KU Women of Distinction 2015–2016 KU Women of Distinction 2014–2015 KU Women of Distinction 2013–2014 KU Women of Distinction 2012–2013 KU Women of Distinction 2011–2012 KU Women of Distinction 2010–2011 KU Women of Distinction 2009–2010 KU Women of Distinction 2008–2009 KU Women of Distinction 2007–2008 KU Women of Distinction 2006–2007 KU Women of Distinction 2005–2006 KU Women of Distinction 2004–2005


Did You Know..
  • Only 23% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women, compared to 24% three years ago
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature, only 40 are women
  • Only 3 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 31% of Kansas families with a single-female head of household live below the poverty level
  • Median earnings in Kansas for women are just 77% of what median earnings are for men

Concerned by what you now know? Get involved today!

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