Girl Rising Premieres at World Bank

Last week, the World Bank used Girl Rising as a platform in calling for a global effort to educate girls.

The event was co-hosted by 10X10Intel CorporationVulcan Productions and the World Bank Group. President Jim Yong Kim, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonJustine Greening, Secretary of State of International Development, UK, Holly Gordon, Executive Producer of Girl Rising, Frieda Pinto, an actress and Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Founder of SOLA, an organization hoping to expand education and leadership opportunities for Afghan women shared their thoughts on need of girls’ empowerment. See highlights in the video above.

It is not too late to find a screening of Girl Rising.

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