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Rocky Mountain PBS is igniting partnerships that support women and girls in Colorado. On-aironline & in-person, we’re focusing on leadership developmentviolence prevention & economic wellness to highlight the best of what’s working and address areas that still need improvement.

We are committed to creating community collaboration and proactive dialogue around issues facing today’s women and girls of Colorado.

Women and Girls Lead

Across Colorado, women are out front, leading our state to greatness in every way imaginable. From small businesses to the statehouse, classrooms to chemistry labs, women are making a difference in our communities. Rocky Mountain PBS is working with local partners to create programs that support women and girls in Colorado. Using our in-person, online and on-air assets, we’re focusing on leadership development, violence prevention and economic wellness to highlight the best of what’s working and address areas that still need improvement.

Airing hundreds of ground-breaking documentaries and programs:Image - woman-hiking-290x165.jpg

  • American Masters: Margaret Mitchell
  • Taking Root: Wangari Maathai
  • Frontline: “The Education of Michelle Rhee”
  • Colorado Experience: Justina Ford, MD
  • WordGirl
  • Washington Week
  • Full archived schedule

Producing local content through the Emmy-winning news program “Colorado State of Mind”

  • Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (3/9/12)
  • Women at the Capitol (4/27/12)
  • Women in Energy (8/17/12)
  • Why Women Still Can’t Have it All (11/16/12) 

Hosting free screenings and panel discussions for Independent Lens films in a dozen locations across the state:

Creating community dialogue through meaningful events with inspiring guest speakers:

  • Screening and Q&A with Dr. Temple Grandin: The World Needs All Kinds of Minds (8/7/12 and 4/8/13))
  • Screening and Q&A with Maria Hinojosa: America By The Numbers (10/25/12)
  • Screening and Panel Discussion with Linda AlvaradoJeannie Ritter and Dyllan McGee for MAKERS: Women Who Make America (1/29/13)

Enriching our education initiatives by highlighting the roles of women and girls:

  • Summer READ: Early literacy program targeting young mothers
  • Critical Conversations: Town Hall on School leadership featuring Dr. Susan KorachNicole Veltze and Ruth Baldivia 

Activating a strong advisory board of local leaders that will guide our statewide efforts:

Women and Girls Lead Resources »

Organizations Leading and Supporting Women and Girls

Women and Girls Lead Playlist


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