Northwestern University

Nov
11
Mon 7:00 PM

Documentary Screening of GIRL RISING

When: Monday, November 11, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  

Where: Arthur Rubloff Building, Thorne Auditorium
750 N. Lake Shore Drive  
Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Public

Costs: Public: Free

Contact: Alecia Wartowski   (312) 503-3401

Group: Center for Global Engagement

Co-sponsor(s): One Book One Northwestern 2014-2015

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

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Documentary Screening

GIRL RISING

Monday, November 11
7 PM

Thorne Auditorium Arthur Rubloff Building Northwestern University School of Law Chicago Campus 

Open to the public

Co-sponsored by Northwestern's Women’s Center, Northwestern's Center for Global Engagement, One Book One Northwestern, the Women's Exchange of Winnetka, and in collaboration with the Women's Interest Network, Section of International Law, American Bar Association as part of International Education Week.

Girl Rising is a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned actresses. Girl Rising is also a global action campaign for girls' education, founded by award-winning journalists and filmmakers. Centered by the new feature film, Girl Rising uses the power of storytelling and the leverage of strategic partnerships to deliver a simple, critical truth: Educate Girls and you will Change the World. 

To see a trailer of the film, go to: http://10x10act.org/girl-rising/

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