About Us

Who we are, and what we're about

On February 19th and 20th, 2020, the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds will be taken over by thousands of 8th-grade students from Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Southeast Alabama Works will be hosting the fifth annual Southeast Worlds of Work Career Experience; formerly Wiregrass WORKS. This event will host approximately 6,000 8th grade students from Barbour, Butler, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Pike counties from Alabama. Early, Miller and Seminole counties from Georgia along with Jackson, Holmes, and Washington counties from Florida.

Students will take part in a fun, educational and hands-on experience they will not soon forget! The expo is a way for students to become familiar with a broad overview of high demand, high wage career opportunities available in the region. It is also designed to create awareness about exciting career options among students and educators that address the current workforce needs in this region.

Investment opportunities positions will be available for the event. Southeast Worlds of Work is also looking for business and industry leaders in the following World Operator Groups:

Click here to view our current and past Committee members

Event Location

National Peanut Festival Fair Grounds
Mailing Address

Southeast WOW
PO Box 638
Dothan, AL 36302

Contact Us

The Southeast WOW Project Manager
Melanie Hill
P: (334) 596-9145
E: Melanie@SoutheastWOW.org

The Chair of the Logistics Committee
Amber Dunlap
P: (334) 556-2208
E: adunlap@wallace.edu

The Chair of the School Outreach Committee
Amanda Hardy
P: (334) 796-7785
E: ahardy@henrycountyboe.org

The Southeast WOW General Chair
Ryan Richards
P: (334) 714-4250
E: rrichards@southeastalabamaworks.com


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