Girl Rising Pakistan Making a Proud Statement

What started just 2 months ago as a group of committed individuals coming together to highlight the plight of girls who are not able to get their right to an education has become pretty much a ‘Movement’. A movement of like minded individuals and organizations happy to contribute their time, energies and resources to send out the message loud and clear: Girls in Pakistan need to Rise!

Girl Rising Pakistan has taken the initiative to host a two week girl education advocacy and fund raising campaign in Pakistan, through the screening of the internationally acclaimed film “Girl Rising” in December, 2013.

The movie features well known celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Priyanka Chopra, Alicia Keys, Frieda Pinto, Meryl Streep and many more.

With a dedicated team consisting of Roohi Abdullah (lead & initiator), Alizeh Amer, Amer Zahoor, Ayesha Amer, Farhan Javed, Fatima Akhtar, Seema Jaffer and Arif Abdullah, who have been working tirelessly to put launches and advocacy campaigns together in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, it will be an event that not everyone will be able to forget that easily.

Keeping all of the above in mind, we thought at the SEPLAA Foundation that since Girl Rising Pakistanhas highlighted an area of great common interest , the time is right to highlight the drive of other forums together as well who believe in bringing important messages home through innovation.

SEPLAA Symposium

More on this event in another post!
To see the complete list of the amazing individuals consisting of journalists, writers, performers, artists and film makers, who are the Ambassadors of the Girl Rising Pakistan Campaign, scroll down!
Ambassadors: 
Anwar Maqsood
Bina Shah
Mehreen Ilahi
Nimra Bucha
Sarwat Gilani
Samar Minallah
Amal Farooq Malik
Rubina Ashraf
Sania Saeed
Zeba Bakhtiar
Zoe Viccaji
Advocate: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
And here’s the list of all those active organizations that are supporting the cause in Pakistan and in the world:
SEPLAA Foundation
Teach for Pakistan
Indus Earth Trust
BNU
Alliance Francaise
Branding Bees
Bond Advertising
CEDF
Fashion Compassion
Association for the development of Pakistan
Avari Hotels
CARE Foundation
Pakistan Rising
WAR
Team A Ventures
Peace Niche
Popinjay
Jang Group
City FM89
Radio FM91
Event Details:
Karachi: 17 Dec 2013 – Beach Luxury Hotel
Lahore: 18 Dec 2013 – Avari Towers
Karachi: 29 Dec 2013 – Avari Towers

You can join the Lahore Launch event or join the Girl Rising Pakistan to show your support in educating girls in Pakistan.

We will keep updating the reader on how this event unfolds. For now we wish the entire Team, Ambassadors and Partners of Girl Rising Pakistan, the best of luck!

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