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2-19-22 Scholar, Business Woman, Feminist, Author, Screenwriter Jane Plitt has been a champion advocate for small business, women, and social justice. She was chosen by SAVVY magazine as one of fourteen outstanding women in New York State and by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a Small Business Advocate. Her current passion is bringing to light the true story of how Martha Matilda Harper, a servant girl from the time she was seven years old, became a successful entrepreneur and created modern franchising in 1891 with her Harper Method, a healthy hair and skincare salons. Having written three books on the subject, Jane has now created a delightful and inspiring video about Marvelous Martha, which will be shown on February 23 from 4:00-6:00, at the Manatee Performing Arts Center 502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205 (941) 748-5875, tickets at $8,00- $12.00. And can be seen at Through Women’s Eyes film festival and available remotely March 10-14 any time! click. https://twe2022.eventive.org/films/.
Listen to this charming, self-deprecating woman describe her six year journey to finally bring Martha Harper the credit she deserves and was denied – and highlight the possibilities for woman and girls which they too have been denied.continue reading