Celebrating Extraordinary Women

The Starr Women’s Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring the accomplishments of women—past and present—whose contributions have left a lasting impact on Kansas City and beyond. Learn more about our nomination process.


Hall of Fame Members

Women who have made the Kansas City commmunity a better place through impressive lifetime accomplishments.

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Martha Jane Phillips Starr (1906-2011)

Our Story

The Starr Women's Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognizing extraordinary Kansas City women and preserving the history of their accomplishments. These women are social reformers, volunteers, philanthropists, civic leaders, activists and educators. They are movers and shakers whose tireless commitment to community has made Kansas City a better place to live. The Hall of Fame is a repository for their legacies. By sharing their stories, the Hall of Fame encourages and inspires women everywhere.

Supporting Organizations

Greater KC Chamber of Commerce:
Executive Women's Leadership Council

Zonta Club of Kansas City