Girl Rising

Girl Rising

(Sponsored by the Peace Corps and Afropop Worldwide)

100% Free

Richard E. Robbins, 2013, 101 min.


From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.

Panel discussion Yamilée Toussaint, founder of STEM From Dance and Ingrid C DeLeon-Dearborn, an educator with more panelists to be announced, followed by music from Afropop Worldwide.

This event is free but registration is recommended.