“Girl Rising” Gets Local Support, Empowering Girls Through Education

Posted: February 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

The power of an education is really important, in particuarly for girls. im saying this as a fella

CBS Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ) – The power of an education — people around the world are fighting for it.
In October of 2012, a young activist named, Malala Yousafzai, was shot and left for dead, seen as a threat by the Taliban, for advocating girls’ rights to education. She survived and went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Now some local attorneys are trying to do their part for girls and education reports WWJ’s Laura Bonnell.

Attorney Nicolette Zachary is on the Board of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM) which supports girls who show leadership by awarding them with scholarships.

“We believe that educating girls and young women is very important,” says Zachary.

WLAM will be hosting the movie screening of “Girl Rising” at the Main Art Theater in Royal Oak Thursday at 7 p.m.


It’s described as a groundbreaking film, which has been seen by millions across the globe and…

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