Intel joins ADB, Plan International in an effort to screen a documentary rallying girls’ education

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Just in time for the International Day of the Girl on October 11th, the Asian Development Bank and Plan International, in partnership with Intel, will screen “Girl Rising: Educate Girls, Change the World”—a documentary that is meant to drive awareness for girls’ education.

(L-R) Calum Chisholm (Country Manager, Intel Philippines), Carin van der Hor (Country Director, Plan International), Uzma Hoque (Social Development Specialist, ADB) and Yvonne Flores (Corporate Affairs Group Manager, Intel Philippines)(L-R) Intel Philippines Country Manager Calum Chisholm, Plan International Country Director Carin van der Hor, ADB Social Development Specialist Uzma Hoque, and Intel Philippines Corporate Affairs Group Manager Yvonne Flores.

Created by the organization called 10×10, “Girl Rising” consists of 9 stories about 9 young girls from 9 different countries. The film talks about how each of the girls managed to rise above their situation thanks to education. “Girl Rising” features voice performances by Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Selena Gomez, Liam Neeson, Priyanka Chopra, Chloe Moretz, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys, Frieda Pinto, Kerry Washington and Meryl Streep.

The trailer can be watched HERE, but the full film will be publicly screened beginning October 11 at the following locations:

  • October 11 (1:30pm to 3:00pm) — Jose Rizal University, Mandaluyong City
  • October 11 (3:00pm to 5:00pm) — Muñoz Covered Court, Betty Lou Daul Center (BLDC), Livelihood St., Batasan Hills, Quezon City
  • October 13 — Children International Youth Health Corps, Betty Lou Daul Center (BLDC), Livelihood St., Batasan Hills, Quezon City
  • October 26 — Children International Merry Meal Time Facilitators, Betty Lou Daul Center (BLDC), Livelihood St., Batasan Hills, Quezon City
  • November 16 — Children International Junior Librarians, Betty Lou Daul Center (BLDC), Livelihood St., Batasan Hills, Quezon City
  • November 30 — Children International Aflatoun Club Facilitators, Betty Lou Daul Center (BLDC), Livelihood St., Batasan Hills, Quezon City