For Women Deliver 2023 Attendees!

a special note for in-person and online registrants

We are the mother/daughter filmmaking team that produced the film Pioneers in Skirts — an official movie selection of the Women Deliver 2023 Conference.

Did you miss our film during the Tuesday (July 18) showing in the Virunga Tent / Kigali Convention Centre? Not to worry! You can watch the film in the comfort of your home or office online! THIS LINK WILL STAY LIVE FOR 30 DAYS.

You must sign-in to the Women Deliver portal with your email & password.

The story behind Pioneers in Skirts examines the barriers and setbacks women confront in their careers while addressing the stereotyping and sexism that can chip away at a woman or a girl, hurt her potential, and make her feel like she must re-think her dreams.

A screening of Pioneers in Skirts can raise awareness for cultural biases and prejudices, empower others to know that they aren’t alone, encourage productive and meaningful discussions, and generate action.

Language: English | 60-min runtime
Closed captioning: English
Subtitles: Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, French, German, Russian, Arabic

After you watch the film and realize a possible fit for your organization to better engage with your community in conversations around gender equity, inclusion, and action — it may interest you to know that we’re offering a FREE movie screening to qualified activists all over the globe.

Called the Pioneers in Skirts Global Impact Movie Relay, this movie program is for groups who elevate women & girls, work to advance women into leadership roles, and address gender equality issues.

As part of the WD2023 conference, Pioneers in Skirts is proud to continue to serve as a formal UN Women Generation Equality Commitment Maker focused on driving policy and accountability mechanisms on behalf of women around the globe.

By making a commitment under the umbrella of Generation Equality, we have been able to amplify and expand our commitment to gender equality and be part of a major global effort to accelerate investment and progress for women and girls around the world.

Thank you, and enjoy the film!

Lea-Ann W. Berst (Producer) & Ashley Maria (Director)

Contact us: HERE.
Learn more about the film: HERE.

Ashley Maria on Set with Lea-Ann Berst in Raleigh, NC
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