Author, Movie Producer, Speaker, Actress, Mentor, Publisher, Mom, and an inspiration to those who know her!
View the new season of Women of True Grit Vignettes as shown on ABC 33/40
ABC 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.
Some of Our Current Activities
Edie Hand appeared on Talk of Alabama on October 3rd to share her "All Baked Up Cheese Grits" recipe. Talk of Alabama featured Edie Hand and Ben Ray, from Millie Ray & Sons Baked Goods sold in all Piggly Wiggly stores. Edie shared how to prepare her Cheese Grit...
In many of her presentations and speaking engagements, Edie Hand references Life Pearls. Each of them represents an aspect of our lives and emotions along with the challenges and opportunities that we experience.
Edie Hand along with a number of NASA women who appeared in her book and in the video documentaries hosted a Meet and Greet event and showcased the first Women of True Grit documentary featuring some of the NASA women. We invite you to view some of the photos from this great event.
Edie Hand’s story from the trials and tribulations to the many challenges and successes in her life is highlighted in the cover story in Reel Lumiere this March. After a career as an actress, advertising executive, writer, and speaker; she leveraged all of that in her Women of True Grit books, articles, video vignettes . . .
Women of True Grit Inspires From All Walks of Life And to Those Around Them The Edie Hand Foundations Brand Women of True Grit Encourages Women To Share their Stories and Passion from Trials they face to Triumph. Passion, Perseverance, and Positive Projection are all...
Edie Hand appeared on Talk of Alabama on December 20th to share the recipe called, "Always on My Mind Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy with Cocoa" Click the photo to enlarge. Talk of Alabama host, Katherine Page joined Edie Hand and her cooking assistant Colleen...
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.
News, Articles, & Blog Posts
This holiday recipe has been in Edie Hand’s family for a few generations. It was a favorite of her Grandma Alice. Buttermilk Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy. Grandma made our Christmases simply chocolatey with her buttermilk biscuits and chocolate gravy. We count Grandma’s chocolate recipes among our Christmas treasures, and we think of her often.
Edie Hand attended the 2022 Southern Women in Film & Television Summit in Nashville and participated in panel discussions, moderated the Faith in Film discussion, and presented the Legacy Award to Jeannie Seely at the Alice Awards Dinner.
Edie Hand and a production crew from ABC Sinclair Broadcasting in Alabama were recently at the NASA Marshall Space and Flight Center doing interviews with Dr. Lisa Watson-Morgan and Lakiesha Hawkins.
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...
30 Second Promo Reel Alabama's Women of True Grit Great Resilience is Transformative Alabama Public Television featured the thirty-minute documentary last November and is re-airing it on March 17th at 8:30 PM. The program highlights two extraordinary Alabama women in...
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...
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.
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.
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