Edie Hand

Author, Movie Producer, Speaker, Actress, Mentor, Publisher, Mom, and an inspiration to those who know her!

Edie Hand’s Women of True Grit book came to life at the first Women of True Grit Conference hosted by Miles College.  NASA’s Lakiesha Hawkins keynote remarks highlighted the “Moon to Mars Mission.”

Learn more and see the photos from this powerful event. 

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View the new season of Women of True Grit Vignettes as shown on ABC 33/40

ABC 33/40ABC is showcasing select women from The Women of True Grit Film Series and Edie Hand’s Women of True Grit Book coming to life through conferences and educational Grit 101 life programs to help women and students not feel alone.

These vignettes highlight some amazing women and their accomplishments. Look for these segments every Tuesday on Talk of Alabama and on Sundays with the 10:00 PM news on ABC 33/40.

We also wish to thank our sponsors, Coca-Cola United and Piggly Wiggly for making this series possible.

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Some of Our Current Activities

Edie Hand: The Pen Behind Women of True Grit

Edie Hand: The Pen Behind Women of True Grit

In March 2023, international author, producer, and speaker Edie Hand released the latest installment of her Women of True Grit series. Subtitled ‘Passion, Perseverance, Positive Projection,’ this stunning compilation of stories features poems from the late Maya Angelou and stories from true woman warriors such as advocate Leigh Anne Tuohy and singer CeCe Winans.

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Women of Coca Cola UNITED Leadership Forum

Women of Coca Cola UNITED Leadership Forum

Coca Cola Bottling Company UNITED recently held a “Women of UNITED Leadership Forum” and invited Edie Hand along with women featured in her “Women of True Grit” book. The live and “Zoom” video event was able to reach thousand of Coca Cola employees.

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Edie Hand’s Women of True Grit book has inspired and grown into podcasts, video documentaries, monthly magazine features, and now into an online network of women across the country.

We invite you to explore our Women of True Grit Website and learn more about upcoming conferences, book releases, and other events.

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News, Articles, & Blog Posts

90th Birthday Celebration for Country Boy Eddie

90th Birthday Celebration for Country Boy Eddie

Edie Hand remembers being mentored by Gordon Edwards Burns, known to most as Country Boy Eddie. Edie shared that he taught her about sales and helped refine her hosting skills for his Saturday community events held on a trailer truck bed in parking lots across...

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Women of True Grit Podcast

Women of True Grit Podcast

Ms. Edie Hand's Women of True Grit series will debut a podcast in the near future. Like her books and interviews, listeners will hear some amazing stories on how women persevered and overcame obstacles to achieve their goals and dreams.   We invite you to listen to...

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Edie Hand on Morning Cup of Faith Podcast

Edie Hand on Morning Cup of Faith Podcast

The Morning Cup of Faith Podcast hosted by Brenda Epperson-Moore and Shelley Anderson Myers spoke with Edie Hand about her book and film projects, speaking engagements, and her faith.  The podcast was in April 2021 but you can listen to it on Soundcloud.

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Women’s Conferences

Women’s Conferences

Edie Hand spoke on March 4th, 2022 at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida (student service building shown above). The main focus was on Women of True Grit, “Pearls of Hope” Sharing Stories of Great Resilience is Transformative. The March 4th event...

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True Grit

True Grit

True Grit – Stories from FedEx female leaders is about taking those tough times in life and turning them into motivation for excellence. By reading this book, you get an inside view into the lives and careers of amazing women who have overcome adversities in order to...

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Hunting in the Back Woods of Alabama

Edie’s company Hand ‘N Hand Entertainment was working with John Hall and Company to produce new video footage for their real estate company.  Afterward, she and the team did some hunting and relaxed at the lodge with videographer Norton Dill and the John Hall team members.

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St Jude's Childrens Research Hospital Fund Raising Golf Tournament

St Jude Children's Research Hospital Golf Tournament

Each year FedEx sponsors a golf tournament in Memphis, TN to raise funds for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Edie Hand attends on a regular basis and shares some photos on her Flickr album.

Women of True Grit in Reel Lumiere Magazine

As a member of the Nashville Women in Film and Television organization, Edie Hand produces a monthly Women of True Grit article highlighting a diverse group of women, their talents, achievements, and how they attained a level of success in their chosen field. These women come from the fields of Gospel and Country singing, Science, Education, Medicine, Business, and the Entertainment Industry.

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Edie Hand Foundation

The Edie Hand Foundation is a non-profit organization with a focus on various programs geared towards helping children including the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

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Hand 'N Hand Entertainment

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