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Sara Hirsh Bordo

2018 Speaker

SARA HIRSH BORDO previously held positions in media and entertainment including executive director of interactive marketing at Paramount Pictures, VP of digital marketing at MGM Studios, and CEO and co-founder of NowLive. Bordo founded Women Rising, a company dedicated to empowering women and girls through content and experiences. Bordo’s directorial debut, A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story, premiered and won the audience award at SXSW and followed with winning awards at every festival it played, secured global distribution, and qualified for the Academy Award. In 2017, she directed the rally of the Women’s March of Texas which became the largest gathering of women in Texas history, and in 2018 she directed all filming from The United State of Women Summit. Bordo is currently making We Go Higher: A Documentary Series of Hope featuring messages from 9/11 kids and survivors from Manchester, Orlando, Sandy Hook, and Parkland. Bordo is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America New Media Council, has been nominated twice for Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneur, and has been featured in publications including Inc., Entrepreneur, Forbes, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, IndieWire, People, The Mighty, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. @bordo7272