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Open Call For Nominations: WOAP’s ‘Appalachian Advocate Award’


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The Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP), now in its ninth year, invites the public to submit nominees for the “Appalachian Advocate Award.” According to Kari Gunter-Seymour, founder/curator of WOAP, the award will go to an outstanding Appalachian woman who has dedicated herself to enhancing the wellbeing of Appalachian culture, Appalachian women’s health, Appalachian families or… Read More

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Women Of Appalachia Project Returns To OU Multicultural Center


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Women from throughout Appalachian Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky have come together to participate in the 6th Annual Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP). The WOAP promotes a series of juried events that embrace the stereotype of Appalachia and show the whole woman, beyond the superficial factors that people use to judge her. New to the… Read More

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“Women of Appalachia” Exhibit to Hit the Road


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Once again women of diverse backgrounds, ages and experiences have come together to participate in the 6th Annual Women of Appalachia (WOA) events, beginning with a reception on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Parkersburg Art Center.

The fine art exhibition, which includes spoken word performances, will travel to four different venues throughout Ohio and West Virginia over a six-month period.