A Call to Action
We know that educating girls is the smartest investment of our time. When girls are educated, communities thrive and economies grow. Yet 62 million girls are missing from classrooms worldwide, and tremendous opportunities are lost.
Join the Girl Rising community and become a champion for girls’ education. Use your voice and talent to help us create meaningful change: spread the message, raise funds, and rally your community to advocate for policies supporting girls' education.
Now is the time.
Educate Girls, Change the World
Bring Girl Rising to school
Social studies, geography, economics … how can Girl Rising fit in your school? Girl Rising’s dynamic stories will lead students to discover a stimulating world beyond their borders. It’s all there - the Educator’s Edition DVD and Teacher’s Guide. Combine that with a teacher’s imagination and magic happens.
Limited time free preview
Educators can preview the first 30 minutes of the film or just the Suma’s story, one of the Meet the Writer videos, and sample pages from the Teacher’s Guide.
Not an educator? See how you can help get Girl Rising into schools here!
Join the Community
If we’re really going to change the world, we need everyone - that means you! Please stand with Girl Rising as we stand with girls. Join the movement and we’ll keep you informed about the campaign, policy initiatives, and everything going on in the Girl Rising community.
Join us on our new journey!
Girl Rising is launching in India, the Democratic Republic of Congo and West Africa! USAID provided start-up funding to launch Girl Rising: ENGAGE (Empowering Next Generations to Advance Girls’ Education), an exciting public-private partnership for girls’ education, in two initial target countries: India and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Learn more and join us!
Host a Screening
Bring Girl Rising to your community and help us spread the message. Make it an event - host a reception after the film, plan a discussion, or sell tickets and donate to the Girl Rising Fund.
Invest in Girls’ Education
Your donation will allow Girl Rising to continue to grow our global campaign, driving measurable change that will impact the lives of millions of girls
Katahdin Foundation, Inc. is the fiscal sponsor for Girl Rising. Katahdin is a nonprofit, 501©(3) film production company. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Plan a fundraiser
A fundraiser is a great way both to contribute and raise awareness. Be creative. Hold a bake sale, sell lemonade, organize a concert, design t-shirts and auction them off. Check out our fundraising guide for ideas!
Shop the Girl Rising Store
Check out Girl Rising t-shirts, necklaces, scarves and more at our store.
Be a Regional Ambassador
Sign on to be a leader in the Girl Rising movement. Join our roster of regional ambassadors from communities as diverse as Islamabad, Detroit, Nairobi and La Paz.
You can be a potent force for change.
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