Donna Roberts

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, and public television documentaries to highlight the achievements of some extraordinary women.

Edie’s focus is now on working with her Foundation to promote opportunities for women in entrepreneurship, and to encourage students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Participating colleges can leverage her program to advance all these agendas.

You can read  Edie’s story in the March 2023 issue of Reel Lumiere

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Reel Lumiere Magazine, a publication of the Nashville Women in Film and Television features a Women of True Grit feature every month.