Educate Girls, Change the World – April 17 at 7 PM, MIHS PAC
The groundbreaking film, Girl Rising, tells the extraordinary stories of nine girls from nine countries. It showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. View Girl Rising Trailer
THE 10X10 Campaign and Girl Rising10×10 is a global campaign to educate and empower girls – working to create a ripple effect that will transform communities for generations. At the center of this campaign is an innovative feature film, Girl Rising, which journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising spotlights the stories of unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. It captures their dreams, their voices, and their remarkable lives. Each girl’s story is transformed for the screen by an acclaimed writer from her native country: Marie Arana from Peru, Edwidge Danticat from Haiti, Mona Eltahawy from Egypt, Aminatta Forna from Sierra Leone, Zarghuna Kargar from Afghanistan, Maaza Mengiste from Ethiopia, Sooni Taraporevala from India, Manjushree Thapa from Nepal, and Loung Ung from Cambodia.