WOMEN IN WYOMING: PORTRAITS & INTERVIEWS OF WOMEN WHO SHAPE THE WEST

Throughout Wyoming’s history, its women have been brave, strong, and impactful. The mission of Women in Wyoming is to tell the inspiring stories of contemporary Wyoming women through art and media, celebrating their achievements, power, and learned wisdom.

 
 
 
 
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CHAPTER I: Breaking Boundaries

Chapter I: Breaking Boundaries highlights some of Wyoming’s modern pioneers, including Wyoming’s first female Supreme Court Justice, Marilyn Kite, and Wyoming’s first Native American State Senator, Affie Ellis. Additionally, women who have overcome great personal odds and obstacles are also highlighted, like the artist, author and abstract expressionist painter, Neltje.

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CHAPTER II: Filling the Void

Chapter II: Filling the Void highlights women who address a need or opportunity within themselves, their community or out in the world, like Wyoming entrepreneur Megan Grassell and Eastern Shoshone linguist and cultural preservationist, Lynette St. Clair. The Void is not empty. The Void stands for space and potential, waiting to be harnessed.

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CHAPTER III: Power

Chapter III: Power explores truth, voice, authenticity and the power of potential. Power is your truth in motion. Wyoming Department of Education’s Rita Watson, and Wyoming cowgirl and living legend, Mickey Thoman, are highlighted. Additionally, two multi-subject profiles are also featured: the moms, leadership and staff of Climb Wyoming, and attendees and alumnae of the Wyoming Latina Youth Conference.

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CHAPTER IV: Rising

Chapter IV: Rising explores themes of creativity, imagination, reinvention and leadership. Coming late summer 2019.