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Photo Exhibit puts inspiring Fort Wayne women & their stories in focus

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Vorderman & Encabo hope to see the project continue and expand.

Creative Women of the World is celebrating Women’s History Month with a special photo exhibit called “Women Are…”

The body of work features 39 portraits of women and their stories, showcasing their challenges, passion and achievements plus the diversity they bring to the community.

WBOI’s Julia Meek spoke with project photographer, Jenni Vorderman, and Mary Encabo-Bischoff, an educator and one of the featured subjects, about the scope and message of the exhibit and how it reflects the organization's mission to empower and transform lives.

Event Information:

Women Are… Photography Exhibit @Creative Women of the World
125 W. Wayne Street, Fort Wayne
March 8th through March 31st

You can hear WBOI’s Women Are… vignettes daily, throughout the month of March on 89.1WBOI.

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A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.