The Women

of Appalachia Appalachian Advocate Award

is an award given yearly to an outstanding Appalachian woman who has dedicated herself to enhancing the well being of Appalachian culture, Appalachian women's health, Appalachian families or Appalachian land issues.

 

“There are so many women throughout Appalachia

who have been vital to its growth and development

who have enhanced lives and initiated change. It is

so appropriate for WOAP to provide a venue for recognition of these women who often go unsung.”

                                              -Kari Gunter-Seymour, founder/executive director, WOAP

HOW TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION:

Nominators are asked to write a 350-800 word narrative describing how the woman they wish to nominate has impacted Appalachia and also submit 3-5 additional letters of support, collated into a final PDF document.

EMAIL PDF DOCUMENTS TO: womenofappalachia@gmail.com
DEADLINE: February 15, 2020

Please place "Appalachian Advocate Award" in the email's

subject line

AWARDEES:

2019: Teresa Curtiss - Athens Food Rescue

2018: Phyllis Wilson Moore - Literary Historian/Archivist

2017: Teresa Mills - Environmental Activist

2016: Sandra Sleight-Brennan - Broadcast Documentarian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Award winner Teresa Curtiss

2018 Award winner Phyllis Wilson Moore

2017 Award winner Teresa Mills

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2016 Award winner Sandra Sleight-Brennan