We are proud to officially announce the #iAspire Grant Winners: Congratulations to Mitchell Cox and Laura Swanson for spearheading projects to raise awareness and effect change on the issue of sexual violence on their campus!
In January 2014, Students of the World filmmaker Jacob Hamilton traveled to Kolkata, India, to produce two short documentary films about Sanlaap North America’s (SNA) transformational program. SNA works to rescue, shelter and empower women and girls who have been kidnapped or sold by their families into the red light districts of urban India.READ MORE
This month Students of the World partnered with Pivot Television and When Georgia Smiled: The Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation to launch the iAspire Grant and the corresponding iAspire For Her initiative. The iAspire For Her campaign focused on connecting student athletes with the opportunity to speak out against sexual violence (issues like campus sexual assault, domesticREAD MORE
This month students of the World launched, iAspire for Her, a campaign that engaged athletes from across the US to stand up for the women that they love. We invited former Seattle Seahawk Kerry Carter to share his advice on being both an athlete and standing up for the causes that you care most about.
We’ve been amazed by all the stories coming through the iAspire Grant! The depth of talent and range of work to combat sexual assault is inspiring.
While there are too many stories to share each one that has moved us, here is a sneak peek of a few of the personal stories and organizations that have come through. We look forward to reading the rest of the applications as more come through leading up to our 10/31 deadline!
On October 23rd, we will bring our Bay Area community together to kick off our inaugural City Meetup. For those in Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco and beyond, we invite you to join us, spend some time with the SOW staff, and connect with other inspiring like-minded creatives. And we couldn’t be more pleased to have the Pedal South team joining us!
Attention Bay Area Filmmakers! Applications are now open for “Visionary Builders,” a production and professional development program for an exceptional student filmmaker or crew in the San Francisco, Bay Area. The program will explore the craft of architecture and the vision of architects as a muse and source of inspiration for filmmakers and others. TheREAD MORE
This month Students of the World had two films air on Pivot during their Food for Thought Month. Airing throughout September on Wednesdays and Sundays (including tonight!), Pivot is sharing stories that explore our food system and the foods that we eat. Joining in the conversation and highlighting the power of multimedia to create conversation, we wanted to share an incredible print campaign by Marta Shakhazizian–artist, student and friend of Students of the World–called “Junk Kills.”