What legacy do childless women leave behind? 

There are many reasons women have children. There are even more reasons why women do not. I'm interested in focusing on one aspect of not having children, either by choice or circumstance, and that is the concept of legacy.


What legacy do childless women leave behind? I want to explore this subject and facilitate the creation of legacy through the sharing of women's stories through images and words. 

To learn more about my motivation for this project, check out this guest blog post I wrote for Childless By Marriage. 


Call for Photo Essay Participants



Seeking: Childless women, age 65 + willing to share their life story and being photographed during that process.

What to know:

  • This may become a public art exhibit

  • This may become published (either in print, online, or both)

  • Your story may be shared publicly 

If interested in learning more or participating in this project, please send me a message by clicking here.



The Stories


Jean Rosenbaum | Age: 67

JULY 7, 2017 

After being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, Jean knew if she survived her poor prognosis, she was going to need to make some big changes if she were going to have any legacy at all to leave.  Read more...

© 2017 by Kristin Cole

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