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!


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.


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.


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.