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Our Community

Member, Women in Film and Television - Nashville (WIFTNa)

WIFTNa exists to advance professional development and achievement for Women working in all areas of film, video, and interactive medias. “We believe Women pursue excellence through education in the film, television and media arts industry. By helping women achieve their goals we are demonstrating our faith in their future.” WIFTNa is part of a global organization, Women in Film and TV International WIFTI. It was established in 1982 by a group of Women committed to improving the position and representation of Women in the film and TV industries.

Weld for Birmingham and Fowler Davis are teaming up to offer quarterly workshops to help educate entrepreneurial start-ups, small businesses and nonprofits about professional resources in Birmingham. Break to Educate will teach you how to make your company efficient through effective marketing, managing public perception and capitalizing on the newest digital technologies. Learn how to engage with your target audience and convert their interest into business.

This first workshop will be held at Vulcan Park on June 16th from 8:30am-11:00am with networking and registration at 8:00am.

Click Here to register for the event!


Board Member, Genuine Pearl Girls


“Life is the string on which we hang our pearls, and we all have been given pearls. We just have to recognize them through acts of kindness.”


The Genuine Pearl Girls Society was formed to make sure we have friends, family and others to cheer on our victories, lend a sympathetic ear on our bad days, support us when faced with illnesses and personal challenges, and share stories of encouragement to reaffirm that better days lie ahead.


We hope that members share their strand of pearls called life to encourage and support other women.  Each strand of pearls was created with the Grit of Passion, Perseverance and Positive Projection.

Board Member, Edie Hand Foundation


In an effort to pay it forward and leave a legacy for community involvement, Edie founded the Edie Hand Foundation after the loss of her three young brothers and her own three battles with cancer. Her foundation helps to benefit The Children’s Hospital of Alabama and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 




Member, National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)


NAPW defines success as “owning your own power.” As the largest, most-recognized organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the NAPW is a powerfully vibrant networking community with more than 850,000 members and over 200 Local Chapters. NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

Investors, Birmingham Business Alliance


The Birmingham Business Alliance is a dynamic advocate, unifying voice and constant catalyst for economic development and business prosperity for the Birmingham Region. Birmingham is the centerpiece of a thriving region which embraces the spirit of innovation, progress and growth. It is a community known for its unique quality of life, where strategic partnerships are forged and jobs are created, bolstering the region’s competitiveness as a desirable location for businesses to grow and prosper.


Member, Women’s Business Council, Birmingham Business Alliance


The Women’s Business Council provides both educational and professional support to women in the Birmingham region. The mission of this council is to aid women in their goals while helping the business community prosper. The council connects professionals with each other in order to foster educational, professional development and volunteer efforts.

Member, Alliance for Women in Media (AWM)


AWM is an organization committed to supporting women across all media segments as they work to expand their networks and raise awareness of their accomplishments. Through recognition events and professional development, our purpose is to bring smart, up-and-coming, talented, and dedicated women in media together to benefit from shared ideas and experiences, and to receive the access and acknowledgement they deserve. AWM is where women from all organizations and levels can connect on what is happening across the industry.

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