GWP honors these women, who are celebrated by their loved ones through our Mother’s Day Project!

Women of Shifting Ideas through Education of African Women, empowering girls to go to school rather than be raped, mutilated or married as adolescents
A mother and child in Nepal, served by job-skill cooperatives, photo taken by Karen Hodges

2017:

Jan Matteson

Maxine Sowles

Veda M. Forbes

Mattie Jackson

Minva Reid

Eibhlin Ewald

Mary Wine Fruth

Ellen Divine Miller

Dorothy Shaeffer Miller

Vesta Graham

Helen Graham Potts

Mildred Graham

Frances Graham

Rose Graham

Helen Joy Graham

2016:

Jan Matteson

Peggy Mason

Ellen Divine Miller

Mary Wine Fruth

Dorothy Shaeffer Miller Saylor

Blanche Tracy

Mattie Jackson

Minva Reid

2015:

Mattie Jackson

Minva Reid

Ellen Miller

Dorothy Shaeffer Miller Saylor

2014:

Minva Reid

Mattie Jackson

Ellen Miller

Dorothy Shaeffer Miller Saylor

2013:

Vinna Helstern

Ida Rae Rosenberger

Ellen Miller

Ruth G. Clark

Lois Northup

Elizabeth Clark

Dorothy Shaeffer Miller Saylor

Barbara Alley

Louise Erbaugh

Hilda Hines

Bernice Groves

Helen Kiracofe Brubaker

Minva Reid

Mattie Jackson

Barbara Anna Roller Smith

Karen Buckwalter Graham

Lorraine Esther Waas

Katie Cleassen

2012:

Barbara Roller Smith

Marjorie Miller

Ellen Miller

Mattie Jackson

Minva Reid

Doreen Myers

2011:

Helen Kiracofe Brubaker

Nellie Young

Una Barnhart

Ellen Miller

Marjorie Dilling

Growing Grounds, serving incarcerated mothers in Indiana
Jane and Nan in Southern Sudan, working with sewing cooperatives to strengthen families and communities

Minva Reid

2010:

Irma Overton

Mary Grove

Helen Kiracofe Brubaker

Minva Reid

Mary Elizabeth Bucher Hostetter

Shirley Marie Hummer Mader

Ellen Miller

Vinna Helstern

Ida Rae Rosenberger

Barbara Alley

Louise Erbaugh

Martha Knechel

Vera Johansen

2009:

Anna Baker

Barbara Alley

Louise Erbaugh

Louie Baldwin Rieman

Verda Gibbel

Vinna Helstern

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