Connecther & the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative present

Stories About Girls Worth Telling

Show in film what YOU can do to change the story!


The Girls Impact the World Film Festival is an Annual Event.

High school and undergraduate students, submit your 3-6 minute short films that address global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls and a variety of other issues.

GITW is an ANNUAL Film Festival. Please start working on your films for 2017. Submission deadline for 2017 is January 20, 2017!

Do you know a Girl Greening Up the World?

The Ian Somerhalder (IS) Foundation & Girls Impact the World have partnered to present the inaugural GITW / Green IS Award! Learn more.

Green IS contestants, there is STILL TIME to enter for 2016 - we've extended the deadline to March 1, 2016 (for Green IS only). See more details here.

Winners will be awarded over $20K in prizes! Red carpet event for 2015/16 awards ceremony to be held at the Harvard campus on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Learn more or enter HERE!

See our amazing panel of judges, including two Nobel Laureates, here.

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