Deborah Santana

Deborah Santana is a true Renaissance woman. To say she’s an author, business woman, wife, mother and philanthropist is to scratch the surface. Perhaps the best way to understand this woman is to look at her memoir, Space Between the Stars: My Journey to an Open Heart. With grace and wisdom, she explores issues of […]

Florence Williams

Florence was born and raised in Mansfield, Louisiana. She grew up in a loving extended family. Her mother Myrtis, a nurse, and her father Willie, who worked for the railroad and a roofing company, worked hard and provided a comfortable and loving home for seven children. Florence grew up with three brothers (one died as […]

Mary Kay Sweeney, Ph.D.

Mary Kay Sweeney has midwestern roots; born in Motown and Catholic schooled in Detroit, Michigan. Some people are lucky enough to know what they want to be early in life. That was true for Mary Kay. She wanted (and needed) to be of service. Right after high school she entered the Sisters of Mercy and […]

Barbara Morrison

Barbara Morrison has devoted her career to advancing the financial security of Bay Area small businesses while simultaneously building her own business, TMC Financing, which provides financing for small business owners to purchase commercial real estate through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 loan program. The economic impacts of her efforts include helping nearly 5,000 […]

Deborah Ann Hubsmith

Deb Hubsmith, Founder of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, was a brilliant, kind and deeply loving spirit and a passionate, hard working and effective advocate who gave selflessly throughout her personal and working life. While she was seeking balance in recent years so she could spend more time connecting with community, dancing, doing […]

The Hon. Verna Adams

Judge Verna Adams has served as a Marin county Superior Court Judge since 1999. When asked to give the Marin Women’s Hall of Fame a brief autobiography, here is what she said: I was blessed to be born in a country where a little girl from a small town in Indiana can grow up to […]