Girl Rising: The Anniversary Edition

Nine girls. Nine stories of courage.

Our fifth anniversary edition of Girl Rising travels the globe to meet nine unforgettable girls, striving beyond circumstance and overcoming nearly insurmountable odds to achieve their dreams. Directed by Academy Award Nominee, Richard E. Robbins, written by acclaimed female writers, and voiced by celebrated actresses including Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, Anne Hathaway and more, Girl Rising proves that one girl with courage is a revolution.


Girl Rising: The Fifth Anniversary Edition features new video content!

This special edition of the Girl Rising is a powerful tool for the growing movement of individuals, communities, and governments working to shift the way girls and girls’ education are valued, and features new video content including:

  • “Where Are They Now,” a series of bonus videos featuring the nine girls today

  • Revised narration by David Oyelowo, acclaimed actor and staunch girls' education advocate

  • Up-to-date statistics highlighting some of the latest date in the girls’ education space

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Special thanks to our partners for making this update possible

Girl Rising: The Fifth Anniversary was made possible thanks to the family and friends of Sydney Tedone, Intel and Vulcan Productions.

Girl Rising inspired Sydney to help girls around the world get an education and we honored to help her legacy continue. In addition to supporting The Fifth Anniversary Edition, our founding partners Intel and Vulcan Productions both played a pivotal role in laying the groundwork for Girl Rising’s current efforts.


Friends and Family of Sydney Tedone