Michelle Obama among 2021 inductees to National Women’s Hall of Fame

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SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The National Women’s Hall of Fame (NWHF) has announced its inductees for 2021 and plans for celebrations in October.

The NWHF says it will host an in-person induction ceremony on October 2 in its new home, the recently revitalized 1844 Seneca Knitting Mill building. The Hall says it is monitoring the COVID-19 situation in New York and will plan to ensure the safety of the event for all attendees. Ticket sales will open in April or May once safety plans are finalized. A virtual streaming of the ceremony will be free to the public.

This year’s inductees include former First Lady Michelle Obama, soccer icon Mia Hamm, and several more female pioneers who are making or who have made history. For a full list of inductees, click here.

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