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Feature Stories

Made for Freedom was featured in 2014 on the PBS reality show, Startup, which continues to air across the country. 

PBS Startup: Made for Freedom


Dawn Manske, Founder & CEO of Made for Freedom was a finalist for the 2017 St. Louis Business Journal Women's Conference Catapult Competition. She was awarded $2,500 in tech services from MasterCard.


2017 St. Louis Business Journal Women's Conference Catapult Competition



Rung Boutique Guest Seller Spotlight - December 8, 2016

Catapult Competition - St. Louis Business Journal - November 18, 2016

Webster University mentors small business owner in Catapult Competition - Washington University - November 17, 2016

Interview: Travis Sheridan On Venture Café’s Global Expansion, Innovation’s Role In Social Justice Movements - EQSTL - November 17, 2016

Made for Freedom Brings Ethical Fashion Show to Earth Day - Vital Voice - March 2016

Shaping the Reputation of a Place - St. Louis Post Dispatch - November 9, 2016

Ladue News - January 2, 2016

Women's Voices Magazine August 1, 2015

Dawn's Nomination for the She is Noble competition on April 24, 2015

Show-Me Style March 27, 2015

St. Louis Public Radio - Business December 17, 2014

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Fashion & Style Section October 25, 2014

St. Louis Curator October 2014

St. Louis Magazine Blog June 2014

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Business Section May 21, 2014



Peoria 1 Million Cups Presentation, December 10, 2014

Techli TV's Domain Tech Report With Dawn Manske & Richard Ockers, July 3, 2014

Dawn shares her passion and style on Fox 2 News in the Morning July 1, 2014.

Announcement of 2014 Arch Grants competition winners May 21, 2014

Demo reel for Arch Grants 2014 competition

Demo reel for Superbowl commercial competition


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