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GIRL RISING FILM
Why the Girl Effect Matters to This Guy
Founder, Give Running
Personal examples and research show that everyone benefits when girls receive quality education. At the individual level, a girl's wages can increase as much as 20 percent with each additional year of primary education she receives.
'Girl Rising:' Changing The World, One Story And One Life At A Time
: Topping Charts by Breaking Molds
Uplifting stories, star power, and impressive box-office stats without doubt. But can a documentary seen even in several hundred theaters actually translate into making a difference in traditional, and often patriarchal, societies thousands of miles away?
Springtime: Good for Girls and Other Tough, Yet Soft Creatures
Filmmaker and writer
This weekend I was fortunate to see two shows that starred two of the most vulnerable life forms: young girls in third world nations and animals.
You've Been Lied to, and Other Truths About Educating Girls
Richard E. Robbins
Writer, director, producer
A child of the dump, on her way to college. It was a story that brought nearly everyone to tears. But not me. I was still skeptical. I was still reluctant to truly embrace something that was incontrovertibly true and unquestionably important.
Educating Girls -- and Changing the World
From eradicating polio to eliminating the guinea worm, earnest efforts aim high to make fundamental change in developing societies. Yet very few efforts match the social, economic and political impact of educating girls.
New Film Shows Girls Rising from Plight to Power
Founder, Benevolent Media
"Educate girls, change the world." That's the simple and powerful mission of the new documentary film and social action campaign
Entrepreneurs at Sundance
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