GWEN Presents “Girl Rising”

On May 13th, GWEN will screen “Girl Rising”, a powerful and innovative new feature film that tells the stories of 9 girls from around the world who face – and overcome – unbelievable obstacles on the path toward getting an education. Each girl’s story was written by an author and is narrated by a cast of great actresses, including Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys, and others.

Monday, May 13, 2013
Laemmle Music Hall Theater
9036 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA

5:30 pm: Red Carpet Starts
7:00 pm: Entertainment and “Girl Rising” Screening

The film is the centerpiece of 10×10, a global campaign to educate and empower girls.  The trailer:

The evening includes a red carpet, celebrities, performances by American Idol Michelle Delamor, singer/songwriter Max Schneider and Lizzie Sider the teen singer songwriter who has been selected by CMA as an “Artist to Watch” in 2013.

Guests will also receive a gift and an opportunity to attend a VIP reception.

To purchase tickets or for more information: