Sunday, September 22, 2013

Holly Gordon Coming to Nigeria for Nigerian Premiere of "Girl Rising"

Holly Gordon of the International Documentary Group and the Executive Director of 10x10, producers of the ground breaking CNN film "Girl Rising" will be joining us in Lagos, for the Nigerian Premiere of "Girl Rising" on Friday October 11 to October 14, 2013.
The Nigerian premiere of "Girl Rising" opens on Friday October 11, 2013, at the Silverbird Cinemas, Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Intel Corporation and 10x10 aims to end gender inequality through "Girl Rising"

“By sharing the personal stories of these nine girls, 'Girl Rising' illustrates just how important education is in the movement to empower women and girls,” said Holly Gordon, 10x10’s executive director. “In an extension of our partnership with Intel, we are now working to provide decision makers in developing countries with scalable policy solutions to expand gender equity in education. This marks the next step in our commitment to change both minds and policy to positively impact girls’ lives.”

About Holly Gordon, Executive Director of 10X10.

Prior to joining TDG, Holly Gordon was Director of Content for the Tribeca Film Festival, where she managed video collection and production for the 2007 Festival. She was the executive producer of Tribeca Presents: The Best of the Festival, a broadcast highlighting the award-winning films in the 2008 Festival. Before her tenure at the Tribeca Film Festival, Holly spent 12 years at ABC News, where she worked as a producer and booker for the major news broadcasts: World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Good Morning America, 20/20 and Primetime. She was an integral part of ABC’s breaking-news coverage during the weeks following the September 11th attacks. For three years, as Editorial Producer for the ABC News magazine unit, Holly managed the team responsible for identifying and booking national and international stories. Holly graduated from Brown University with a BA in International Relations.

10x10 is a social action organization seeking educational equality for underprivileged girls across the globe. Director Richard Robbins tells the moving stories of several of these girls, with help from some of the most recognizable female voices of today.

There will be a special screening of 'Girl Rising" where Holly Gordon will speak to all leaders of NGOs promoting the education of girls on Saturday October 12,.
It is a ticket event for only 235 seats and the ticket is N2,000 per seat.
For advance bookings, email:

A portion of "Girl Rising" ticket sales go to support girls’ programs around the world through the 10x10 Fund for Girls’ Education. The Fund is distributed to 10x10’s high-impact network of non-profit partners who are working on the ground: A New Day Cambodia, CARE, Girl Up/United Nations Foundation, Partners in Health, Plan International USA, Room to Read, UNICEF, and World Vision.

For more details, contact:
Nigerians Report Online,

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