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  1. ITVS Honored at the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards

    May 21, 2013

    Summer Pasture and the Why Poverty? series were among the programs honored on Monday at the George Foster Peabody Awards in New York City. Administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Peabody is one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media. The 72nd Annual Peabody Award Luncheon on

  2. Don't Miss the Upcoming Diverse Muslim Voices Social Screenings

    January 29, 2013

    On January 30th and February 6th, Diverse Muslim Voices is hosting two online film screenings of Solar Mamas and Shayfeen.com: We're Watching You. Both documentaries examine the role women play in creating change in their communities. The film titles and links to the screenings are listed below. On the day of the screening, click the link from your

  3. Online Symposium Examines and Asks: Why Poverty?

    December 7, 2012

    Women play a vital role in the economic prosperity of their families, communities, and countries. Yet in every part of the world, women work longer hours than men, are consistently paid less for their work, are at a higher risk of unemployment, and are far more likely to live in poverty. This central theme is the topic of a global online film symposium

  4. Solar Mamas Inspires Audience Engagement

    November 14, 2012

    Solar Mamas is an inspiring and moving film about Rafea, a beautiful, strong-willed 32-year-old Jordanian mother of four, traveling outside of her village for the first time in order to attend Barefoot College's solar engineering program. India’s Barefoot College, where rural, poor, and often illiterate women from around the world, offers them a rare

  5. Inspired by Solar Mamas, Women in Haiti Transform Lives

    November 12, 2012

    A Women and Girls Lead Spotlight Siiri Morley & Elvire Eugene at AFASDA safe houseThis week's broadcast of Solar Mamas inspired us to catch up with Women and Girls Lead partner Siiri Morley, founder of Prosperity Candle. Siiri recently traveled to Haiti to launch an economic development program to train women in candle making. Just like in Solar