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.

 
 
 
 

CHPT 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 featured, like the artist, author and abstract expressionist painter, Neltje.

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CHPT II: Filling the Void

Chapter II: Filling the Void features 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, potential, and energy to be harnessed.

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CHPT III: POWER

Chapter III: POWER uncovers truth, voice and authenticity in action. Wyoming Department of Education’s Rita Watson and Wyoming cowgirl and living legend, Mickey Thoman, are profiled. Additionally, two multi-subject stories 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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CHPT IV: Rising

Chapter IV: Rising explores themes of creativity, imagination, reinvention/destruction and leadership. Chapter IV, as well as a preview of Chapter V: The Cowgirl State, will launch September 2019.

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