Girl Rising Film and Discussion
Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EST)
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 striving beyond circumstance and overcoming nearly insurmountable odds to achieve their dreams. The powerful storytelling delivers a simple, critical truth: educate girls and you will change the world.
After the movie, join a panel discussion moderated by Anthony Gold, Chairman of Healthy Humans along with technology entrepreneur, Yasmine Mustafa, who leads the Philadelphia chapter of Girl Develop It, a national organization dedicated to empowering women of diverse backgrounds to learn how to develop software.
High school students and youth groups are welcome to attend. For group tickets, contact Suzanne Cruit at firstname.lastname@example.org
The film is rated PG13 for mature content. There is no violence, nudity or swearing but there are some difficult themes and images.
Penn State Great Valley
Now in its fifth decade, The School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) at Penn State Great Valley is a leader in providing professional graduate programs in the fields of Engineering, Information Science, Leadership, Technology, and Management. Penn State Great Valley strives to be a vibrant academic and social hub for the region by connecting people and ideas. The campus offers free artistic, musical and cultural events for the community to celebrate the diverse riches of the local area.