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Cultural Events Board presents Girl Rising

The Cultural Events Board would like to invite you and your students to the screening of Girl Rising.

Girl Rising the story of Malala Yousafzai Noble Peace prize nominee and the story of different girls from across the world who break barriers, create change and demand education. Girl Rising tells the stories of nine girls from nine different countries: Sierra Leone, Haiti, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Peru, Egypt, Nepal, India and Cambodia. Each of the nine girls featured in the film had her story written by a writer from the same country as she, and all of their stories reflect their struggles and triumphs to overcome societal or cultural barriers to go to school. Come watch their story of hope and inspiration with us.

The event will be held this this Thursday October 24th in Old Main Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 PM and film starts at 6:00 PM.

For more information please contact Emmanuel Melgoza

emmanuel.melgoza@colorado.edu

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