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National Federation BPW Clubs endorse Pioneers in Skirts

By |2020-03-30T09:14:24-04:00March 30th, 2020|Movie Endorsements|

While screening Pioneers in Skirts at at a recent international BPW conference, I was excited to hear the message of “it’s time for us ALL to take action!” The story shows the inequities and setbacks women have experienced in the workplace, even after decades of advocacy, still perpetuate today.

It certainly is time to take action…for […]

Featured in HR Technologist

By |2019-06-25T12:18:53-04:00June 25th, 2019|In the News|

A New Approach to an Age-Old Challenge: Giving Your Diversity Training a Refresh


“Documentaries like Pioneers in Skirts put a viewer into someone else’s experience, in this case women experiencing gender bias. This level of storytelling (or perspective-taking) is much more relatable than the […]

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Security Skeptic endorses Pioneers in Skirts

By |2020-01-01T19:20:01-05:00April 8th, 2019|In the News|

We met Dave Piscitello at a cyber security conference. He had just won a lifetime achievement award for fighting DNS and online abuse, and we followed his special moment with a keynote about Pioneers in Skirts. After we spoke of our mission and why we started this massive journey — Dave […]

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A movie commentary & cosmic kismet

By |2019-05-24T06:40:08-04:00March 11th, 2019|Announcements & Behind the Scenes|

Ashley and I were recently talking about the reactions we’re seeing from viewers who watch the film: women cry, men get emotional and call their wives. The psychological impact is real. And this week, as if agreeing with what we’re seeing, the Universe sent us a bit of cosmic kismet: an expert in the field […]

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