SHADYA: Presented by Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute's Youth Ambassador Board
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In celebration of International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2013, the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute's Youth Ambassador Board is hosting a screening of SHADYA.
ABOUT EILEEN FISHER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
The Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute (EFLI) promotes leadership in young women through self-empowerment, connection with others and activism in their communities. Based in Westchester County, New York, EFLI encourages young women to find and proclaim their voice, cultivate personal philosophies of success, explore their passions, build connections with self, each other and the community, and engage as agents of change in their world.
"Seventeen-year-old Shadya Zoabi is a world champion in karate, but in her traditional Muslim village in northern Israel, succeeding on her own terms is no easy feat.
SHADYA is the coming-of-age story of a young Israeli Arab woman struggling to balance her dreams with tradition and cultural expectations."
JOIN US AT 5PM ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL, OCTOBER 11, 2013, FOR A MODERATED SCREENING OF SHADYA!
Shadya Zoabi, a charismatic 17-year-old karate world champion, strives to succeed on her own terms within her traditional Muslim village in northern Israel. Despite her father's support, she faces the challenge of balancing her dreams with her religious commitments and the culture's expectations.
- EFLI's Youth Ambassadors
EFLI's Youth Ambassador Board plans and hosts EFLI community events, informs summer programming, and generally advises EFLI staff. All members have participated in Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute's summer programming.
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