Women’s Hall of Fame

Celeste Maia Crons

CELESTE MAIA CRON’s entrepreneurial success for 25 years as head of a local printing and graphics firm led to her appointment as the first woman to head the state of California printing office, where she has started an in-house women’s support group to deal with job discrimination, spousal/partner abuse, drug/alcohol abuse, and other family related problems. In San Mateo County, she has been past president of the private Industry Council; founding member and treasurer of the Friends of the Advisory Council on Women; two-term past president of Soroptimists International of Burlingame/ San Mateo; steering committee member and chair of Soroptimists/ AARP financial management workshops attended by hundreds of women. Her many awards include the 1991 Anne Brubaker Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Soroptimist International, Burlingame/ San Mateo; the 1991 Volunteer Recognition Award by the Volunteer Center; the Palo Alto Junior League Award for her work in education; three PTA Honorary Service Awards; the Key Award from the march of Dimes; and the National Association of Printers and Lithographers Award for Exceptional Employees Relationships.
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