We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World has been selected by The Television Academy for the 10th Annual Television Academy Honors, which recognizes “six exceptional programs available on various platforms that have harnessed the extraordinary power of television to advance social change.”
Click here for more info about the award and this years’ recipients.
The CNN one hour special We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World takes a journey with former First Lady Michelle Obama, Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto and CNN’s Isha Sesay to Morocco and Liberia, where they meet young women overcoming immense barriers to get an education. As CNN said, “The program creates a platform for these courageous women to tell their stories.”
You can learn more about We Will Rise here, and find clips, along with videos about the global crisis of girls education here.