Half The Sky

By surf_city_syl
Written March 06, 2010
I was really looking forward to this presentation, however it was disappointing. As the president of a non-profit org and as a supporter of education in delveloping countries being the only way out of poverty, I was excited to see this, however the presentation was boring, old info, preachy, self-absorbed and nothing compelling with the exception of the vignette of personal stories. They should have adhered to that and supporting info.
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Great Experience

By fylicia.marie
Written May 28, 2016
Having heard of the book through a friend who was having a very hard time reading all of the heavy material (the words in the pages of books truly have an effect of us), I decided that it would be a good event to take her to - knowing it couldn't possibly be as heavy least people leaving feeling helpless instead of hopeful. I decided to bring my 12 3/4 old daughter with us and her 17 yr old daugher joined us in addtion to another friend. The experience was amazing, sad,uplifting and triumphant. I loved the musical guests, the short film was absolutely a call to arms and the guests were effecting. 3 probs with the experience & they were very minute: Helene (Prez & CEO of CARE) cannot read a teleprompter to save her life - it was painful to listen to her struggle so profoundly with reading (she was likely very nervous, but maybe rehearsing would have been in order). Marissa Tomei (yes, the award winning ACTRESS) SMACKED HER LIPS through her entire speech and round-table was dry
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Half the Sky

By gagasgrands
Written March 06, 2010
Very moving and thought provoking
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By jowegihi
Written March 08, 2010
It is great to see such a neat presentation and to see leaders from around the world supporting such a meaningful cause.
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Must See for All Women

By pc53bvtn
Written March 08, 2010
Gives stories of women around the world who suffer and things that can be done. This evening should be repeated and have more publicity! I took my daughter so she knows what I support and what she can do.
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