The ‘child of the dump’ from ‘Girl Rising’ is now a college grad
When it opened in March 2013, the Intel-backed film “Girl Rising” helped kickstart a global movement around a mission to ensure that girls around the world are educated and empowered. What you might not remember is, as part of that effort, Intel invested further by partnering with local non-governmental agencies (NGOs) to ensure each of the nine girls in the...
Change Starts with Girls
I remember what it was like to grow up a girl; it was a world full of possibility, but also innumerable barriers – some imagined, and many very real – at every turn. Though much has changed since I was a girl, women and girls are still often more deeply impacted by poverty, climate change, food insecurity, lack of healthcare, and...