Making Moves: New Books, Award Noms, & Netflix Movie Magic

Wanna know the women who are making big moves in business this week? We’re here to make it happen. Every Friday from here on out, we’ll be sharing a list of badass women who have reached envy-inducing goals, from award nominations to development deals and everything in between. This week, we celebrate artists, editors, authors, and entrepreneurs who are making moves and takin’ names. Check ‘em out below!

Our own #createcultivate100 honoree Libby VanderPloeg was nominated for a Shorty Award for her “We Got This (Lift Each Other Up)” GIF. Watch Gina Rodriguez talk about Libby’s internet-famous GIF at last year’s #createcultivateATX.

Create & Cultivate alumni speaker & former Teen Vogue editor Elaine Welteroth dropped the cover for her new book More Than Enough: Claiming Space For Who You Are.

Amy Nelson’s co-working space The Riveter just announced five new office locations: Dallas, Denver, Portland, Atlanta, and Minneapolis.

Julia Collins, the first black woman to co-found a company valued at $1 billion or more, was featured alongside some other fabulous black female entrepreneurs who are changing Silicon Valley. Meet the new guard.

Illustrator Liz Fosslien released her first book, No Hard Feelings: Emotions at Work and How They Help Us Succeed, on Tuesday.

Do you remember the 2017 Fast Company story about Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer, two business owners who had to invent a male cofounder to be taken seriously? Their story is being made into a Netflix film, Lady Business, starring Brie Larson.