Making Moves: Award Noms, New Funding, & Netflix Pickups

This week was a doozy for women in business! Below, we’re sharing big deals, award noms, and pre-seed funding secured by badass ladies who know what they want and aren’t afraid to go for it. Check ‘em out below!

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Netflix has picked up the “momedy” sitcom Workin' Moms by Black-ish star Catherine Reitman. The series, which has aired on the CBC network in Canada since Jan. 2017, follows four 30-something women in a mommies' group as they juggle work, home, and love.

CEO Katrina Lake’s wildly-successful personal styling box Stitch Fix was featured in the #5 spot on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list this week. The company generated $1.2 billion in its fiscal 2018.

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Li Li Leung, currently vice president of the NBA, has been named president and CEO of USA Gymnastics. Formerly a college gymnast at the University of Michigan, and the sport’s crisis with Larry Nassar compelled her to step into the role.

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Minyon Moore, Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, and Leah Daughtry, authors of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics, have been nominated for an NAACP Image Award. The book gives a behind-the-scenes look at the authors’ 30+ years working in politics.

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