Monday, February 24
Director: Richard Robbins
Run time: 101 minutes
Girl Rising is a groundbreaking feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies. The film presents the remarkable stories of nine girls around the world, told by celebrated writers and voiced by renowned actors...to deliver a simple, critical truth: Educate girls and you will change the world.
Girl Rising is a grassroots global action campaign for girls' education, powered by girls, women, boys and men around the world who stand for equality.
Millions have seen the film and are spreading its message across campuses and communities of all kinds, raising both awareness and funds.
Girl Rising partners with established nonprofit organizations that drive donations to programs that help girls get in school and stay in school.
Source: Official film site: www.girlrising.com
Dr. Waganesh Zeleki
Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education