"Brilliant and Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists," an exhibit of photographs celebrating women with disabilities around the world, will be on display in Oregon State University's Little Gallery Nov. 12 through Dec. 8.
A reception to celebrate the exhibit's opening will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Nov. 16, at the gallery in 210 Kidder Hall, 2000 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Susan Sygall, co-founder and CEO of Mobility International USA, and Susan Dunn, program manager for the Women's Institute of Leadership and Disability, will speak at the event.
The public is welcome to the event, and ASL interpretation will be available. The gallery is wheelchair accessible, exhibit text will be available in English and Spanish and an audio format of the exhibit will also be available.
The exhibit features professional images and personal stories of 30 women representing a variety of cultures, countries and disabilities.
The exhibit celebrates women with disabilities around the world who are making an impact in the fields of education, employment, policy and legislation, reproductive health, emergency response, HIV/AIDS and violence prevention.
The Little Gallery is open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibit is free and open to the public.