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AWARD NOMINATION: Pioneers in Skirts Receives Emmy Nomination

Press Release11-22-2022
PREMIERE: Nevada Theatrical Premiere of Impact Documentary “Pioneers in Skirts” Scheduled for November 30, 2022 Press Release10-26-2022
Director Ashley Maria Selected for BlackMagic Collective ProgramLife of a Filmmaker4-5-2022
ENDORSEMENT: Leading the Way for Ambitious Women in CTEACTE Technique’s Magazine9-22-2021
ENDORSEMENT: BD Celebrates International Women’s Day with Sponsorship to Expand Access to Documentary on Gender ParityNews BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)3-17-2021
ENDORSEMENT:  Pioneers in Skirts on Clubhouse with Diversity Crew Eve Mayer(audio) Diversity Crew3-15-2021
Impact at its best, Pioneers in Skirts screens this week at UN eventCalendar3-11-2021
Pioneers in Skirts featured in The Winged M magazineWinged M Magazine3-1-2021
Pioneers in Skirts and director Ashley Maria on Shoot the Breeze Radio (at 40:20)(audio) Shoot the Breeze2-22-2021
ENDORSEMENT: Movie Review by Kathy Crowley Wean(video) YouTube2-18-2021
AWARD: It’s a WIN at the Paris International Film Festival!Film&TV Now2-14-2021
Pioneers in Skirts Tapped to Screen at United Nations CSW65 EventNFBPWC Press Release2-2-2021
Panels Announced for the Paris International Film FestivalFilm&TV Now1-22-2021
Gender Parity Documentary To Screen At Paris Intl Film FestivalFilm&TV Now1-19-2021
The European Premiere of ‘Pioneers in Skirts’ at the Paris International Film FestivalPioneer for Change Blog1-5-2021
Snag Your Pioneer Swag!Pioneer for Change Blog11-28-2020
“Find Your Inner Pioneer” program to be held on International Day of the GirlPioneer for Change Blog9-29-2020
Pioneers Producers & Shelley Zalis Open the Serendipity SummitThe Guild9-14-2020
Director Ashley Maria featured in Voyage LA magazine!Voyage LA8-6-2020
Pioneers in Skirts featured on telethon to raise impact fundsPioneer for Change Blog7-23-2020
Filmmakers speak to students in Panimalar, IndiaPioneer for Change Blog7-23-2020
Pioneers in Skirts launches new websitePioneer for Change Blog7-22-2020
A new LinkedIn Group for making an impactPioneer for Change Blog7-8-2020
AWARD: It’s a WIN at the Nevada Women’s Film Festival!Pioneer for Change Blog6-27-2020
You can watch the movie from home now!Pioneer for Change Blog3-30-2020
How to have a conversation about the gender gap during self-isolation(audio) Diversity at Work Podcast3-26-2020
These Projects Have Been Affected by Coronavirus. Here’s How You Can HelpWomen and Hollywood Online3-19-2020
MOVIE ENDORSEMENTS Compiled HerePioneer for Change Blog3-15-2020
AWARD: Winners Announced at the 2020 Worldwide Women’s Film FestivalWW Film Festival Press Release2-10-2020
The Impact Marketing Approach We’re Using to Change the WorldDeirdre Breakenridge PR Expanded1-27-2020
The Glass Ceiling Still Unbreakable For Next Generation Of Women(audio) NPR WUNC Radio12-13-2019
Mother Daughter Make Film About Sexism(video) NBC WRAL Television11-14-2019
Award-winning UNC graduate fights gender stereotypes through filmUNC The Daily Tar Heel Newspaper11-13-2019
AWARD: DTLA Announces Festival Winners – Ashley Maria Best New DirectorDTLA Press Release10-26-2019
Pioneers in Skirts “Sharon Lawrence” Red Carpet Interview(video) LRM Online10-26-2019
USC Film School Alum Screening At DTLA Film Festival(video) Annenberg Media10-23-2019
DTLA film festival to platform diverse slate of creatives USC Daily Trojan Newspaper10-22-2019
Our LA Film Festival Premiere is Oct. 26, 2019!Pioneer For Change Blog10-09-2019
AWARD: Pioneers in Skirts wins “Curator’s Choice Award” at Flixx FestFlixx Fest9-23-2019
Mambo, New Haven pizza and whale attacks: Mystic Film FestivalHartford Courant Newspaper9-23-2019
DTLA Film Festival Announces 2019 Slate, Featuring Quentin Tarantino DocumentaryBroadway World Newspaper9-18-2019
Quentin Tarantino, Kathy Griffin Docs Lead 2019 DTLA Film Fest SlateThe Hollywood Reporter9-17-2019
Quentin Tarantino Docu ‘QT8’ To Open DTLA Film FestivalDEADLINE9-17-2019
Rallying Against Gender Discrimination — Pioneers in SkirtsUSC Cinematic Arts9-11-2019
Rising Star Ashley Maria: Influencing the achievement of gender parityThrive Global9-09-2019
ENDORSEMENT: Our Commitment at M3AAWG to Diversity and Inclusion M3AAWG Blog8-15-2019
Giving Your Diversity Training a RefreshHR Technologist6-20-2019
PREVIEW SCREENING: Women Deliver Conference Slated for June!Pioneer for Change Blog6-04-2019
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