Precious

Precious

Description: In New York City’s Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction. Source:...
Radical Women, Embracing Tradition

Radical Women, Embracing Tradition

Description: Investing in women can unlock infinite potential around the globe. But how can women walk the line between Western-style empowerment and traditional culture? Kavita Ramdas of the Global Fund for Women talks about three encounters with powerful women who...
Madeleine Albright: On Being a Woman and a Diplomat

Madeleine Albright: On Being a Woman and a Diplomat

Description: Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks bluntly about politics and diplomacy, making the case that women’s issues deserve a place at the center of foreign policy. Far from being a “soft” issue, she says, women’s...
Unlock the Intelligence, Passion, and Greatness of Girls

Unlock the Intelligence, Passion, and Greatness of Girls

Description: Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell — of her own life’s transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls? Source:...
My So-Called Enemy

My So-Called Enemy

Description: In July 2002, 22 Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls came to the U.S. to participate in a women’s leadership program called Building Bridges for Peace. Source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1493812/