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TOP 10: Let Girls Learn by Michelle Obama

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Let Girls Learn by Michelle Obama: theatlantic.com–11/3/15

INTERVIEW: Jerrie Ueberle’s Academy for the Future of Women Aims to Change the World

Jerrie Euberle

World Academy Founder Jerrie Ueberle

By Patricia Caso/November 18, 2013

Facebook: World Academy for the Future of Women

Jerrie Ueberle is a no-nonsense leader to be reckoned with. Leadership is the very quality she intends to instill in young women worldwide through her World Academy for the Future of Women. She wants them, globally, to share equally in advancing the planet and to lead fulfilling lives of their choosing.

“When we bring women into the Academy, they discover they have a voice, a choice, a path to discover their purpose and their passion and the path to success.”   Jerrie Ueberle

I wanted to know more about the woman who has taken on such a monumental task. I caught up with this seven-day-a-week social entrepreneur by phone in Phoenix, Arizona and learned more about what makes this vision a necessity…  [Read more…]

TOP 10: Malala Yousafzai is a 2013 Glamour Woman of the Year

Malala Yousafzai wins 2013 Glamour of Year

Malala Yousafzai is a 2013 Glamour Woman of the Year–glamour.com–11/12/13–Photo: Brigitte Lacombe

TOP 10: Malala Yousafzai: ‘Death Did Not Want to Kill Me’

Malala Interviewed by Diane Sawyer, ABC--TWE TOP 10--10/7/13--ABC Screenshot

Malala Yousafzai: ‘Death Did Not Want to Kill Me’: Whitcraft/Pearson–abcnews.go.com–10/7/13–ABC Screenshot

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Girl Rising Celebrates International Day of the Girl

The United Nations declared October 11, 2013 International Day of the Girl! Girl Rising celebrates with events around the world during the month.

 

The groundbreaking film and movement from 10×10 has launched a global social action
campaign to invest in adolescent girls. Their motto: “Educate Girls, Change the World.”

 

The movie explores girls’ lives and the barriers they face. Its aim is to drive resources
to young people like Ruksana below. Girl Rising is organizing events
and screenings to recognize girls’ rights in October.

 

Girl Rising--India shoot--10x10

Screenwriter Sooni Taraporevala wrote the script for the segment of Girl Rising
that features 11-year-old Ruksana, a young artist living on the pavement and
spending nights at a shelter with her family. She seldom misses a day of school.

 

Behind the scenes photo of Ruksana in Kolkata, India, by Dyu D’Cunha

TOP 10: ‘Girl Rising’: New Film Sends Powerful Message About Educating Young Women

'Girl Rising': a film by 10X10 which provides a powerful message for educating young women

‘Girl Rising’: New Film Sends Powerful Message About Educating Young Women: Eliza Shapiro–thedailybeast.com–2/13/13–Photo: 10X10act.org ‘Girl Rising’ Trailer