Girl Rising Screenings
Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
St Louis, MO
Also being shown Sunday, October 13, 2013 – 2p.m. – at Jewish Community Center (“the J” at 2 Millstone Campus Drive, 63146).
Girl Rising is a new film by Academy Award nominated director, Richard E. Robbins, about the power of education to transform lives and the importance of investing in girls’ education. The film spotlights nine remarkable girls from around the world, who are striving beyond circumstances, pushing past limits and demonstrating the extraordinary strength of the human spirit to overcome the odds. Providing narration are actresses Anne Hathaway, Kerry Washington, Meryl Streep, Salma Hayek, Cate Blanchett, Selena Gomez, and others.
Proceeds of Girl Rising ticket sales in St. Louis benefits Empowering Young Women, a local nonprofit organization whose mission in Uganda is to help orphaned adolescent girls complete their education.
Your attendance will literally make an impact on educating girls.
Watch the trailer: http://10x10act.org/girl-rising/
Christine Krueger, D6N6 Girl Scout Leader, Troops #607 and #1413
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Christine Krueger, Girls in the Know, Girls Dreaming Big, Nishmah or the J
Christine is a volunteer for several community organizations and non-profit professional. Her passion for educating girls, including those she serves as D6N6 Girl Scout Leader inTroops #607 and #1413, led her to organize the St. Louis screenings of Girl Rising.