For the past 30 years, Title Nine has been scouring the globe in search of killer products that get women where they want to be – OUTSIDE. Truth be told, it’s a hard feat to accomplish, and we wanted to open the doors to support women makers in the outdoor industry, like us, designing and wear-testing products we’d be proud to sell (and buy)! So three years ago, we started T9 Pitchfest Outdoor Edition, a call to badass women entrepreneurs everywhere to come and join our community of women founders. While it’s never easy building a business, these women have thrived this past (grueling) year and they are now our nine finalists for this year’s Pitchfest:
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SURFERS AND TEFF-LERS AND CHEMISTS – OH MY!
It ain’t hyperbole to say that 2020’s Pitchfest was a beast. But would we cancel? Hell no! We knew it wouldn’t be easy, but we counted on the one thing we knew we could: that none of the women involved know the meaning of retreat.
With a slew of talented organizers on our side and a group of incredibly badass, patient, and entrepreneurial women booked to attend, we took it on – and brought those pitches back – virtually. (more…)
Don’t get us wrong – we’re not saying that isn’t great as-is, it’s just that the context is different. At the time we were fighting for the recognition that women COULD hold factory jobs and do hard work – but we’ve definitely proven that by now. We’ve actually always been doing hard work (even when it was within the home) but now we’re rounding up to a century since Rosie first riveted. (more…)
Amidst all the #MeToo and #TimesUp, there is a new and rising tide of women who are taking that truth-telling and turning it into action.
Yes, it is women actors, producers and directors. But perhaps more powerfully, it is women athletes and risk-takers, marketers and mothers, photographers and founders.
These women are making change happen every day by changing the way that work works, by changing who takes the risks and who takes the lead. There is a powerful New Girls’ Network rising. (more…)