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Pioneers in Skirts is in the News!  Media Date
The European Premiere of ‘Pioneers in Skirts’ at the Paris International Film Festival Pioneer for Change Blog 1-5-2021
Snag Your Pioneer Swag! Pioneer for Change Blog 11-28-2020
“Find Your Inner Pioneer” program to be held on International Day of the Girl Pioneer for Change Blog 9-29-2020
PIONEERS IN SKIRTS ALLIES WITH MUSEUMS FOR WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY Pioneer for Change Blog 8-22-2020
Director Ashley Maria featured in Voyage LA magazine! Voyage LA 8-6-2020
Pioneers in Skirts featured on telethon to raise impact funds Pioneer for Change Blog 7-23-2020
Filmmakers speak to students in Panimalar, India Pioneer for Change Blog 7-23-2020
Pioneers in Skirts launches new website Pioneer for Change Blog 7-22-2020
A new LinkedIn Group for making an impact Pioneer for Change Blog 7-8-2020
AWARD: It’s a WIN at the Nevada Women’s Film Festival! Pioneer for Change Blog 6-27-2020
You can watch the movie from home now! Pioneer for Change Blog 3-30-2020
How to have a conversation about the gender gap during self-isolation (audio) Diversity at Work Podcast 3-26-2020
These Projects Have Been Affected by Coronavirus. Here’s How You Can Help Women and Hollywood Online 3-19-2020
MOVIE ENDORSEMENTS Compiled Here Pioneer for Change Blog 3-15-2020
AWARD: Winners Announced at the 2020 Worldwide Women’s Film Festival WW Film Festival Press Release 2-10-2020
The Impact Marketing Approach We’re Using to Change the World Deirdre Breakenridge PR Expanded 1-27-2020
The Glass Ceiling Still Unbreakable For Next Generation Of Women (audio) NPR WUNC Radio 12-13-2019
Mother Daughter Make Film About Sexism (video) NBC WRAL Television 11-14-2019
Award-winning UNC graduate fights gender stereotypes through film UNC The Daily Tar Heel Newspaper 11-13-2019
AWARD: DTLA Announces Festival Winners – Ashley Maria Best New Director DTLA Press Release 10-26-2019
Pioneers in Skirts “Sharon Lawrence” Red Carpet Interview (video) LRM Online 10-26-2019
USC Film School Alum Screening At DTLA Film Festival (video) Annenberg Media 10-23-2019
DTLA film festival to platform diverse slate of creatives  USC Daily Trojan Newspaper 10-22-2019
Our LA Premiere is Oct. 26! Pioneer For Change Blog 10-09-2019
AWARD: Pioneers in Skirts wins “Curator’s Choice Award” at Flixx Fest Flixx Fest 9-23-2019
Mambo, New Haven pizza and whale attacks: Mystic Film Festival Hartford Courant Newspaper 9-23-2019
DTLA Film Festival Announces 2019 Slate, Featuring Quentin Tarantino Documentary Broadway World Newspaper 9-18-2019
Quentin Tarantino, Kathy Griffin Docs Lead 2019 DTLA Film Fest Slate The Hollywood Reporter 9-17-2019
Quentin Tarantino Docu ‘QT8’ To Open DTLA Film Festival DEADLINE 9-17-2019
MOVIE PREMIERE: 2019 FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED! DTLA Press Release 9-16-2019
Rallying Against Gender Discrimination — Pioneers in Skirts USC Cinematic Arts 9-11-2019
Rising Star Ashley Maria: Influencing the achievement of gender parity Thrive Global 9-09-2019
ENDORSEMENT: Our Commitment at M3AAWG to Diversity and Inclusion M3AAWG Blog 8-15-2019
Giving Your Diversity Training a Refresh HR Technologist 6-20-2019
PREVIEW SCREENING: Women Deliver Slated for June! Pioneer for Change Blog 6-04-2019

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