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Our 3rd Annual Movers and Makers Pitchfest

Pitchfest 2020

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…)

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Yes We Can

QuoteDon’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…)

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New Girls’ Network

New Girls Network

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…)

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2018 T9 Movers & Makers Pitchfest

One amazing group of womenThey came, they pitched, they slayed. We all won.

The inaugural T9 Movers & Makers Pitchfest was such an experience that we’re only now recovering… But really, the party has just begun. What started as a wild “go for it!” idea over dinner snowballed into an inspiration-fest of proportions none of us had imagined. We can only say we’re proud to have been the catalysts for it. The magic? It was all them. (more…)

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