Facebook and Theirworld Celebrate International Women’s Day 2014

To kick off International Women’s Day Celebrations, Facebook held an event for Theirworld with high-level women executives across Europe, Middle-East and Africa, who all convened in London to raise awareness for girl’s education and the incredible impact we can have worldwide if we can get the 57 million children worldwide into school and learning.

Paloma Faith performed a fantastic set of her music and after Sarah Brown spoke, we screened the Girls with Books film, which is the story of Malala, Shazia and Kainat, trying to get an education in Pakistan.  A young youth advocate called Amrit Kaur Lohia, who is an Envision Ambassador, a partner of A World at School and a mentor to young girls, who talked of her own inspirational story, of what it is like to come from a disadvantaged background and the impact education can have on girl’s future.