Girls RisingGirl Rising: Film Screening and Discussion

Thursday, January 23
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley

This event is full. To have your name added to the wait list register 

Girl Rising is a groundbreaking feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies. The film presents the remarkable stories of nine girls around the world striving beyond circumstance and overcoming nearly insurmountable odds to achieve their dreams. The powerful storytelling delivers a simple, critical truth: Educate girls and you will change the world. See the Girl Rising trailer at

After the movie, join a panel discussion moderated by Anthony Gold, Chairman of Healthy Humans along with technology entrepreneur, Yasmine Mustafa, who leads the Philadelphia chapter of Girl Develop It, a national organization dedicated to empowering women of diverse backgrounds to learn how to develop software.

High school students and youth groups are welcome to attend. For group tickets, contact Suzanne Cruit at

The film is rated PG-13 for mature content. There is no violence, nudity or swearing but there are some difficult themes and images.

This event is sponsored by Girls Exploring Tomorrow's Technology (GETT), run by the Chester County Economic Development Council