Connecther Presents:

Gitw FILM GALLERY

ALL FILMS ARE VIEWABLE ONLINE. SEARCH BY CATEGORY ABOVE AND SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW FILMS. ALL PAST FILMS ARE VIEWABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE PAGE AND PAST WINNERS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

Voting for GITW 2018 ends on March 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST. Please VOTE for your favorite films by "liking" and "tweeting" their films from the GITW film gallery. Our $2500 cash prize people's choice award will be presented to one winner based on the total number of fb likes + tweets - (The People's Choice Winner will be chosen by judges from the Top Ten films that receive the highest number of votes). To see all prizes go to the learn page and click the prizes tab.

See VOTING rules and requirements for the People's Choice Award HERE.

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The Real Women In STEM Montaha Chowdhury, Asian University for Women

When it comes to Science in Bangladesh, women are told generally to be doctors or go to a certain field that is"suitable" for them. But Women in the STEM in Bangladesh do exist! But how many know about their experiences? And why don't we discuss this more often? When it comes to Science, Bangladesh



Code Like A Girl Sofia Ongele, Albert Einstein Academy

Women and girls make up only 18% of computer science graduates. If we want innovations of the future to have diversity of thought and creation, women need to be a part of the conversation. To solve this, we need more girls to learn to code. The results are astounding, just watch what happens when a




If The World Was A School Nivaal Rehman, Maryam Rehman, Sinclair Secondary School

The documentary, "If The World Was A School" follows the story of the filmmakers Maryam and Nivaal Rehman's experience in being twin activists for girls education since they were eight years old. The story unfolds with the first visit the twins made to the girls' government school in their village t



I'm not what you see Yrys, AUCA

what to wear if you are criticized all the time? What to wear if people already have their prejudices? We often judge without knowing people's background.




Maria: Cradle of Independence Edwin Campos, Lone Star College Cy Fair

The documentary highlights the background, education, and views of a young Hispanic female immigrant student from Mexico. Maria, Princeton University student, has accomplished far into academics, but it has not been easy at all. She details hardships she personally has encountered into her universit



Waste, A source of Resource: WAR- Learn to Empower Sadia Jafrin, Amina Azad, Jahangirnagar University, Independent University Bangladesh

Waste is a resource out of place. We saw that there was lots of waste littering here and there that made the environment hazardous. We chose this since we realized that Bangladesh does have waste management awareness but the awareness is built within people o




Hear Me Roar Matalyn (Koda) Calma, Seneca Valley Senior High School

Helen Reddy once said, "I am woman, hear me roar." This quote is what inspired current high school senior Justine Szurley to start her small business, HMR Apparel. Justine's company is a handmade clothing brand that works to promote gender equality and female empowerment. Through HMR's designs and p



I am an Entrepreneur Ms. Novera Hasan Nikkon, Jagannath University Dhaka ,Bangladesh

‘I am an Entrepreneur’ is a true story of a young lady named Suraiya Sultana who established herself in the society through a hard labor and struggle .She is from such a society where due to cultural setting girls are always remaining as an economic burden to family and girls are often raised he




An Egalitarian Society Tobechukwu Alozie, State University of New York at Albany

In some societies, especially developing ones like mine, education of females is relegated due to poverty or cultural inclinations. The responsibility of taking care of the needs of the family rests solely on the male and as such, family living standards are usually not so high. Educating the female