This collection includes materials pertaining to Christine Weiss Daugherty, an advocate in issues related to women's economic equality, rural economic development, non-profit management, and more. Materials in this collection include correspondence, publications, business records, ephemera, photographs, and more.
The content of this collection reflects Daugherty's varied professional and avocational background. She ran Garretts Bend Pottery Studio in 1972-1979. From 1979-1988, she was the executive director of Women and Employment (later, Center for Economic Options) and in 1988 she became the senior project associate with the Ms. Foundation for Women. Beginning in 1988, she began Rural Strategies, a consulting firm specializing in rural economic development and women and community economic development. In 1990-1993, she had a fellowship with the Kellogg International Leadership Program that facilitated her travel to international destinations. She served as interim co-director of the West Virginia University Center for Women's Studies for academic year 1992-1993, and earned her Regents B.A. from West Virginia State College in 1994. In 1996, she was named senior program advisor to the Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance (VOCA) Rural Development Project in Slovakia which lasted 3 years. In addition, she has participated in numerous other projects and volunteer organizations.
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