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HP, Utiva and Girl Rising Set to Move More Girls to Tech in Kenya

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HP funds Utiva to train teenage girls in Kenya 

Historically, the positioning of technology and expertise has been an antithesis to women and girls and this is even worse felt in low and middle income communities. 

 Low and middle income countries face an existential crisis. As the world moves to a digital economy, they face an obstacle: the lack of qualified manpower to fill critical information and communication technology (ICT) positions, a problem that is exacerbated by the low representation of women in these fields. 

Educating Girls: The Overlooked Solution to Climate Change

by T. Shawn Taylor
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This article is sponsored by HP and written on HP's behalf.

Addressing a global challenge as complex as climate change demands a full suite of solutions and actors, but one powerful intervention is widely overlooked: educating girls. Education gives girls the skills and knowledge to respond to climate-related disasters and to the changing resource landscapes around them. The contributions of educated girls to their communities increases a region’s overall resilience to climate shocks. 

Dare to Dream, with Girl Rising and HP

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... what I did know was working towards making one’s dream come true is where the excitement and fun is. As was the challenge. Like your art, Ruksana, where your imagination rules, I too imagined how to make things possible. Believing in oneself is as important as never giving up on one’s dreams...

- Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Driving Inclusive Education Through Blended Learning

By Michele Malejki, Global Head of Social Impact, HP Inc.
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There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to learning and teaching during this challenging academic year. In some parts of the world, students are learning from the classroom, but in other areas, schools are engaging in online learning or adopting a hybrid classroom and remote model.

Girl Rising & HP to Announce Final 15 Showcase Stories of My Story at International Day of the Girl Summit

Storytelling Challenge Honoring Change-makers and Storytellers Culminates in Globe-spanning Virtual International Day of the Girl Summit
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October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On October 10th, from 10 AM GMT- 10 PM GMT Girl Rising will host their first-ever International Day of the Girl Summit, a virtual event of expert-led panels, youth-led workshops, film screenings, performances, creativity sessions and inspiring messages – all to celebrate girls and their futures. Their headliners include David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, Her Excellency Maria Leonor Robredo, Vice President of the Philippines, Melati & Isabel Wijsen among many others.

Bringing Voice to Change: Girl Rising Launches New Storytelling Challenge With HP

My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge Highlights Social Justice and the Fight for Equality
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June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With the launch of My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge, Girl Rising and HP invite individuals across the globe to share stories of how young leaders are fighting for human rights, racial justice, gender equity, and girls’ education at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing deeply entrenched inequities. Through My Story, Girl Rising is accepting narrative, video, digital image, or audio submissions that tell stories of the leadership, courage and creativity that young people are demonstrating to build a better future.

International Day of the Girl Partnership Aims to Empower 10 Million Students and Teachers

Words by Maggie Kohn
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Today marks the eight annual International Day of the Girl, a day established by the United Nations to amplify girls’ voices and stand up for their rights as envisioned in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most progressive blueprint ever for advancing women’s rights.

The ‘Child of the Dump’ From ‘Girl Rising’ Is Now a College Grad

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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 film — and many of their siblings — continued to receive quality education.

In honor of International Day of the Girl, we caught up with one of the nine girls featured in the film. So where are they now?

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

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