Entries Tagged as 'Transparency'

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

A new title, a different film: The Girl Who Knew Too Much

We started this project in 2008 with it being about how girls’ education is the best thing we can do in the world. We called it¬†Girlworld. So much has happened ¬†since then regarding the popularity of the women’s empowerment movement. Amazing people like Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn (Half the Sky) are telling that story [...]

Monday, February 21st, 2011

What is the story? We return to Nepal.

I am trying so hard to figure out what this story is about. There is one. There is a big one. And it is about women and their struggle for empowerment in this complicated, changing-too-quickly-for-it’s-own-good world. This is what I have done in one week and two days: I have filmed over 10 hours (not [...]

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Girlworld Gift Cards!

We mentioned in our last post that we’d made up some gift cards. Since it’s getting to be giving time, here’s a look: You’ve got the cards–there are three different ones… We wrap them up with little raffia ties so they’re giftier. And inside there are these little cards, so that you can tell your [...]

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Thanks, Friends and Neighbors!

On Sunday we had our “Baking a Difference” Girlworld Fundraiser Afternoon Tea and Mixer, and it was a huge success! We want to send HUGE thanks to Liv, who masterminded, orchestrated and alchemied this event, and to Gina and Seth who hosted. You guys rule! Liv shows off the star of her show, the Pear [...]

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Going Over Budget (Redux)

A couple months ago, we wrote about our/Girlworld’s budget, and our commitment to transparency. But we left something rather important out of the conversation, which is that while we have begun fundraising, we have not yet started to use the money we are raising. In other words, in spite of the fancy long budgets we [...]