In a world where girls are told, “if you dream it, you can be it,” adult Ashley felt held back – her dreams slipping away.

Determined to find a fix, she uncovers an empowering fact: she isn’t broken, and never was, and continues her nationwide journey to reveal why this is increasingly happening to many up-and-coming professional women in America.

Pioneers in Skirts is a documentary about how young women can pioneer their careers and overcome the obstacles in their way. By @AshleyMaria and @MarketSleddogg. Premiering in 2017!

Our most recent Pioneers in Skirts Blog post —

Female directors: only 7%

We created this short piece from footage we shot for the film -- A new report from the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film found that women were behind just 7% of the top 250 films of 2016, a figure that’s down 2% from the year before. [] THE ANSWER:'s not to get [...]

taking on one of the biggest issues of our time

the kids featured in our Kickstarter campaign video