Asking the experts


AWWNM Startup: Asking the Experts!

Meeting IMLS Director--Susan Hildreth, director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, left, discusses AWWNM with Janice Law, AWWNM Director.

VOICE OF EXPERIENCE: Ilene Gutman, right, development director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. mentored Law toward establishing AWWNM. Wilhelmina Cole founded NMWA in 1981.

A GENEROUS GIFT OF TIME--From left, Janice Law meets with Fulbright & Jaworski attorneys Sarah Devine, Erik Swenson and Esther Quartarone in Washington, D.C. The F&J Pro Bono Committee assisted Law and her husband Don Jansen in preparing the 501 (c) (3) (non-profit organization) paperwork for the American Women Writers National Museum in D.C.

BEST OF THE BEST: Janice Law gets tips for AWWNM from Dr. Thomas Staley, Director of the renowned Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin.

THE STAR & THE ACOLYTE: Rebecca Alban Hoffberger, left, gives networking tips to acolyte Janice Law at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore which Hoffberger founded in 1995 to showcase "outsider" art by self-taught artists. Some AVAM pieces are in the background.

Trade Marking of AWWNM -- Janice Law, left, meets in Washington, D.C. with Fulbright & Jaworski trademark attorneys Paul Williamson and Tracy DeMarco, who contributed pro bono legal services.

TOP OF THE LINE: Jim Leach, Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, shares ideas with Janice Law for the American Women Writers National Museum.

American Women Writers National Museum
PO Box 22365
Houston, Texas 77227-2365

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