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She is the Universe / Special screening / Portland

Special screening + Q&A

She is the Universe
Stories of Girls told by Girls

A video series
111 teenage girls
6 continents

Tickets: $10*

*All the profits will be used to support bringing to life the stories of girls from multiple countries in Africa and Asia.*


She is the Universe is a global platform that looks to inspire, empower and support teenage girls from around the globe, to stand in their own stories and to pursue their dreams, through storytelling, mentorship, and community.

As part of She Is The Universe, we are producing a docu-series with Stories of Girls told by girls. The filmmaker, Laura Peña has been traveling around the world interviewing teenage girls to bring to life 111 stories. Laura is giving teenage girls aged 13 to 19, of all shapes, sizes, colors, languages, cultural, and socio-economic background, a platform designed to amplify their voices.

Come watch some of the videos, see behind the scenes, and ask questions!


About the Filmmaker:

Laura is a Dominican-American filmmaker, storyteller, entrepreneur, creative producer, motion designer, animator, traveler, speaker, and mentor to young girls.

In this past year Laura has conducted interviews in the United States (her home for the past 14 years), The Dominican Republic (her country of origin), Colombia, Peru, Iceland, The UK, The Netherlands, Denmark, Portugal, and Spain. And will soon travel to multiple countries in Africa and Asia.

Please join Laura in celebrating girls from around the world, and be part of this global conversation about the future of women.

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