Sarah Moshman is a documentary filmmaker on a mission to empower women of all ages. After working in the television and film industry for several years and seeing the way women are negatively portrayed in all forms of media, Sarah and her business partner Dana Michelle Cook decided it was time to do something about it. There are strong, extraordinary women all around us, but why aren’t their stories being told in mainstream media today? The solution was a documentary called The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things.

With an all female film crew in tow, Sarah and Dana set out on a cross-country journey driving over 7,000 miles over the course of one month to interview inspirational women from all walks of life. Along the way, these filmmakers relay the candid insight on how these women define their success, what it takes to be a woman in their position, and valuable advice on how to improve the female role in the workplace. In celebration of the all-female focus in front of and behind the camera, the filmmakers turned the cameras on themselves, capturing their transformational journey. They challenge the audience to ask themselves, "What would you do if you weren't afraid to fail?"

 You can watch the trailer HERE:

The film was completed in May 2014, and with the help of their distributor Indieflix, this documentary is taking a whole new path of distribution. Instead of throwing it up online and trying to rack up the most views, or selling dvd copies one by one, this film is meant to start a conversation. Sarah and Dana just returned from a month-long Fall Kick-Off Tour where they screened the film in 4 cities for over 6,000 people over the course of 30+ screenings in schools, women’s organizations, and corporations. They plan to continue touring for years to come, interacting with their audiences firsthand and seeing the lightbulb moments occur, working towards greater equality. Girls in Tech LA recently hosted a screening in Santa Monica!

If you’d like to host a screening of The Empowerment Project in your community, you can go to or email Sarah directly at


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