Wynona Ward

Ashoka Fellow
Chelsea, United States
Fellow Since 2000
My work: Bringing legal and social services to women and children domestic abuse survivors in rural and isolated areas.


This profile was prepared when Wynona Ward was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
Wynona Ward is breaking the generational chain of domestic abuse in rural communities. She brings legal and social services to isolated victims and their children by using her truck as a mobile office. Her project offers a full array of support from initial relief to enabling women to gain economic independence.
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