Martha Jane Phillips Starr sitting with trees in the horizon

Celebrating extraordinary women

Martha Jane Phillips Starr spent her life empowering Kansas City women. The Starr Women's Hall of Fame — dedicated in Starr's honor — recognizes the past and celebrates the present of leading metropolitan women whose contributions have left a lasting impact on Kansas City and beyond.

Martha Jane Phillips Starr
Iconic leader and philanthropist

Make a Nomination

Nominations will reopen in spring / summer 2016.

Nomination Form


Women's Hall of Fame Luncheon.

Event Information

Butterfly Garden

Visit the butterfly garden to share a story and honor a special woman in your life.

Share a story

Recognizing outstanding women

The Starr Women's Hall of Fame (named in honor of Martha Jane Phillips Starr) is dedicated to preserving the history of accomplishments and recognizing women across the metropolitan Kansas City area. It provides women with encouragement and inspiration from stories shared by other women.

Supporting Organizations

Zonta Club of Kansas City