Online Program

Girl Rising-A Global Campaign to Educate Girls

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 3:18 p.m. - 3:34 p.m.

Christina Lowery, Project Director & Supervising Producer, Documentary Group, 10 X 10--- Girl Rising, Ten Times Ten--NYC, New York, NY
Girl Rising is the centerpiece film in a Global campaign to educate girls. Worldwide, girls are excluded from education. Yet, if you educate a girl you can change the future not only for her but for her family and community. This is possible in one generation. Educate a girl, change the world, Girl Rising, 2013 We will present the campaign, the justification and the research to back it, and the supports that have been developed to make this ambitious global shift.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics
Diversity and culture
Public health or related education
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Describe how film and other media can be used in a campaign to promote global change Identify 4 ways in which individuals and organizations can become part of this global campaign

Keyword(s): Adolescents, International, Education

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Project manager and supervising director Ten Times Ten, Girl Rising I am an acknowledged professional in film making and documentaries Graduate of UT-Austin and Brown University
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.