May 14, 2015 at 18:45 GMT
“The documentary every mother, sister, daughter should see
as well as the men who love and support them”
- Entertainment Weekly
Released in 2013 by Academy Award-nominated director Richard Robbins, "Girls Rising" tells the stories of remarkable girls around the world, voiced by renowned actors such as Meryl Streep, Salma Hayek, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, and Alicia Keys.
IE invites you to be inspired by this powerful film and become more actively involved in helping girls around the world as a supporter, an advocate, a funder, or an impact investor.
All proceeds from this screening will go to The Esther Benjamins Trust which rescues, cares for and educates trafficked Nepali children. Representatives will be present to speak briefly about their wonderful cause. Tickets are £15 with net proceeds donated to The Esther Benjamins Trust. The St. James's Place Foundation have generously agreed to match all funds received. Come enjoy a moving evening of film and help . Friends and colleagues are welcome to attend.
Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time: 18.45 – 21:00 GMT
Location: St. James's Place Wealth Management 117 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7JU
Hosts: The St. James's Place Foundation and IE Business School
Introductions and Film showing (Run time 1hr 40min)
Networking and canapés before and after.
Tickets are non refundable and dates are non transferable.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact IE London team at email@example.com. This event is NOT FOR ATTRIBUTION. Space is limited. No walk-ins will be permitted.
About IE Business School
IE is one of the world’s top-ranked international business schools. A pioneer in business education, we train tomorrow’s business leaders, shaping them with an innovative approach and acting as a catalyst for the creation of new businesses. IE and its MBA programs have been met with worldwide acclaim, featuring highly in both the FT and Economist business school rankings, and cementing IE’s reputation as a global leader in business education. IE Business School is based in Spain, Madrid with 25 international offices around the world, including one in London (IE London Office - 96 Kensington High Street).
Tel.: +44 (0)20 3727 2613
About The St. James's Place Foundation
The St. James's Place Foundation is a grant-making charity with a difference. Rather than utilising funds received from an endowment or an investment, funds are raised and donated by the St. James's Place community. Since 1999, after gaining shareholder permission, the Company have matched all funds raised or donated, pound for pound. Since its inception in 1992, our community has raised and distributed almost £34 million to good causes operating in the UK and abroad. Over 85% of our community also make a regular monthly donation to the Foundation and, in 2013, in excess of £4.5 million was raised. We very much appreciate your continued support. The Foundation supports hundreds of charities under the following themes: · Cherishing the Children · Combating Cancer · Supporting Hospices
About "Girl Rising"
"Girl Rising" is a groundbreaking feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies. The film, released in 2013 from academy award-nominated Director Richard Robbins and Executive Producer Holly Gordon, presents the stories of remarkable girls around the world, told by celebrated writers and voiced by renowned actors, featuring Salma Hayek, Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett and Alicia Keys. We know that educating girls is the smartest investment of our time. When girls are educated, communities thrive and economies grow. Yet 62 million girls are missing from classrooms worldwide, and tremendous opportunities are lost. Join the "Girl Rising" community and become a champion for girls' education. Use your voice and talent to help us to create a meaningful change: spread the message, raise funds, and rally your community to advocate for policies supporting girl's education. Now is the time. Educate Girls, Change the World
Find out more about our Fundraising on our website: www.sjpfoundation.co.uk