Ruth G. Shaw Scholars Screen Girl Rising

The Ruth G. Shaw Scholars, 10 women CPCC students who have spent the year with community mentors and having participated in monthly leadership seminars, are ending their engaging year with a presentation of Girl RisingGirl Risinga moving documentary that tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world, each facing challenges from arranged marriages, child slavery, or other injustices. However, each story offers hope and inspiration through education. (Here’s a link to the preview of the film:

Tuesday, April 7
Tate Hall
Two showings: 9 a.m. & noon

*Reception between the two screenings at 11 a.m.

Student Life staff and Foundation staff will also be available to speak to interested CPCC women students about applying for the 2015-2016 Ruth G. Shaw Scholar program.