Girl Rising ScreeningIn celebration of 2014 International Women’s Day, Chelsey Smith presents a Girl Rising screening at Metro Cinemas (8712 109th Street NW) on Saturday March 8. Doors open at 3pm with drinks and mingling and the film begins at 4pm. Girl Rising is now a global movement to break the cycle of poverty with a simple message: educate girls and you will change the world!

Girl Rising is a powerful feature film, released in 2013, about nine girls across the world demonstrating inspiring strength and spirit, as they fight for their right to be educated and have the opportunity to reach their potential. Girl Rising is now a global movement to break the cycle of poverty with a simple message: educate girls and you will change the world!

Tickets for Saturday’s screening are $10 for adults and $7 for seniors & students. Tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite at www.tinyurl.com/girlrisingyeg

Along with the other event sponsors, YWCA Edmonton will have a booth set up in the foyer prior to the film where you will find information on all of our programs and services. YWCA Edmonton is proud to be sponsoring this screening alongside CEASE and the Indo-Canadian Women’s Association; organizations doing amazing work supporting women here in Edmonton!