Women of True Grit

We believe all women can find the strength to embrace who they are, navigate their direction in life, and possess the potential to impact themselves and those within their world and beyond.

Our Women of True Grit stories have a recurring theme that highlights great resilience and its transformative power. We strive to reach women by sharing stories of hope and lessons of life to push through and find one’s dreams.

Women of True Grit Book coverThe Women of True Grit series is a collection of stories about women who have overcome incredible barriers and achieved greatness in their lives. These stories come from women in all walks of life including the worlds of business, entertainment, science, medicine, education and, healthcare. They are relatable to women regardless of their background and/or their professional or personal paths to excellence. Edie Hand’s Women of True Grit book will be published in March 2023 and available in paperback or ebook format from all major booksellers. View a list of all the women featured in the book. 

The episodes are interview-based with women telling a large part of the stories themselves. Hearing the stories in their own voices adds tremendous power to the understanding of their individual life journeys. These interviews are set in locations and environments that relate to each woman…workplaces, homes, and places that are significant in each life’s journey. Edie helps showcase these experiences on the Women of True Grit platforms and highlights how they pay life forward.


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This adds richness and heart-felt emotions to the storytelling. The stories will be voiced by Edie Hand Edie Hand, creator of the Women of True Grit brand and a lifelong storyteller herself.

Edie Hand’s Women of True Grit has created multiple 30-minute documentary-style programs. Additionally, podcasts, radio interviews, streaming, and print articles extend the brand. The first episode initially aired in November 2021 and was repeated on Alabama Public Television and beyond. The second episode highlighting NASA Women of True Grit aired in November 2022. Other media for Women of True Grit are vignettes on ABC/TV33/40 on the Sinclair Broadcasting network and digital marketing on the Talk of Alabama website. Explore more info at www.womenoftruegrit.org

Edie Hand has created a brand trusted by the largest corporations in the world and brings hope and inspiration to those who need it most. She has also navigated through some of life’s greatest tragedies, and her stories have had a transformative effect on helping others find their pearls of hope.

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