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12 Tales of Empowerment to Celebrate International Day of the Girl

From ballerinas in Texas to soccer players in Uganda, HP and Girl Rising unveil the winners of the first ever Creative Challenge.
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By Isabel Gonzalez Whitaker 

"There is no action that is too small that can't grow into something bigger."

The CEO of Girl Rising is Making the World a Better Place for Girls, One Story at a Time

Christina Lowery’s mission is to educate girls across the globe—and create new futures for them in the process
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By Abigail Libers

The Girl Rising Creative Challenge, Powered by HP Call for Submissions Is Now Open

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HP and Girl Rising are now accepting submissions for the Girl Rising Creative Challenge, Powered by HP. This global challenge is designed to encourage individuals to share stories of how they or people within their own communities are making the world a better place for girls and young women through technology. Submissions, in the form of video, audio, essays and artwork, will be accepted through Girl Rising’s website from May 22 through August 15, 2018.

In Their Own Words: Why Storytelling Is a Powerful Tool for Children

In a new short film and in schools across the globe, creative writing lifts students and their communities.
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Paro, the young daydreamer at the center of a new short film by the same name, can’t help but see stories all around her. She’s constantly writing and drawing — during class and under the covers in bed at night. Her creative passion draws her attention away from schoolwork, leading to a confrontation with her parents and her teacher, who confiscates Paro’s beloved journal.

This Short Film About How Technology Empowers Girls Will Give You All the Feels

HP's "Paro" follows a young girl with a passion for storytelling as she realizes her dreams.
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by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP Inc.

In the last several months, the next generation of leaders have called for change in an unprecedented wave. They have used their voices to demand attention and change from the very highest echelons of power — and many of those voices have been female.

On International Women’s Day HP Invites Girls Everywhere to Tell Their Stories

Debuts new short film and social impact partnerships with Girl Rising, Women Deliver and Black Girls Code
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News highlights:

  • HP Studios releases “Paro” a short film celebrating a girl’s potential
  • Girl Rising social action and storytelling challenge
  • Women Deliver and HP “Stories of Advocacy” partnership
  • Black Girls Code, Disney and HP “Warriors Who Code” project
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News highlights:

  • HP Studios releases “Paro” a short film celebrating a girl’s potential
  • Girl Rising social action and storytelling challenge
  • Women Deliver and HP “Stories of Advocacy” partnership
  • Black Girls Code, Disney and HP “Warriors Who Code” project

STAR India's New Talk Show 'Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi' Will Celebrate Social Impact

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At 8PM on Sunday, October 18, Star Plus will debut Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi, a new talk show hosted by Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan that aims to celebrate the people across India making a difference in their communities. Star Plus is the flagship channel of 21st Century Fox's STAR India, and the new series represents the latest in STAR's long history of using the power and reach of media to tell compelling, socially relevant stories that spark conversation and drive change.

STAR India Will Air 'Girl Rising' Documentary on Girls' Empowerment with Help of Bollywood Stars

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On Saturday, August 29, STAR India's flagship channel Star Plus will air Girl Rising, an acclaimed documentary from Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins that raises awareness of gender inequality and advocates for women's empowerment. The film is the centerpiece of the Girl Rising campaign, which promotes women's rights around the world, and this broadcast will be the first time the film has been shown in India.

Millions of Girls Face Barriers to Getting an Education. How Can We Help?

by Julie Chrysler
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Right now, 66 millions of girls around the world dream of going to school.

Educating girls can break cycles of poverty in just one generation, yet millions of girls aren’t in school. Educated girls stand up for their rights, marry and have children later, educate their own children, and their families and communities thrive.

CECP Announces Distinguished Selection Committee for 2015 Excellence Awards

Twelve Cross-Sector Leaders to Provide Insight to Promote Corporate Social Engagement Programs
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New York, NY, August 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CECP announces its 2014-2015 Selection Committee of esteemed leaders from the corporate, nonprofit, consulting, media, and academic communities, who will bring their significant expertise to the 2015 CECP Excellence Awards selection process.

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