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NASDAQ OMX and 10x10 to Host Special Viewing of Girl Rising, the film at the center of the 10x10 Campaign, at NASDAQ MarketSite in Celebration of International Women's Day
ADVISORY, March 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
In celebration of International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future, 10x10 will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell. Prior to the bell ringing, NASDAQ OMX and 10x10, a global campaign to educate and empower girls, will together host a viewing of the film at the center of 10x10,
Girl Rising, at 2:45 p.m. ET.
In honor of the occasion,
Holly Gordon, Executive Director of the 10x10 Campaign, will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43
rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, March 8, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Contact: Erin Allweiss (917) 512-2118
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About the 10x10 Campaign
10x10 was founded by award-winning journalists at The Documentary Group and Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Productions, along with strategic partner, Intel Corporation. 10x10 is built on a foundation of partnerships with NGOs, corporations, policy makers, and grassroots organizations — all working to change minds, lives, and policy. 10x10's coalition of NGO partners include a high-impact network of champions and leaders in girls' education. These organizations provide life-changing services to girls every day, and are among the best practitioners of their kind. 10x10's film,
Girl Rising, has been acquired by CNN Films and will be broadcast on CNN in the summer of 2013.
About Girl Rising:
From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins,
Girl Rising is an innovative feature film that spotlights the stories of nine unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. Journeying around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit,
Girl Rising demonstrates the power of education to change a girl – and the world.
Each girl's story is written by a renowned writer from her native country: Marie Arana, Edwidge Danticat, Mona Eltahawy, Aminatta Forna, Zarghuna Kargar, Maaza Mengiste, Sooni Taraporevala, Manjushree Thapa, and Loung Ung.