Global Girl Media¬†is¬†a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, dedicated to empowering high school age girls from under-served communities around the world through media, leadership, and journalistic training to have a voice in the global media universe and their own futures.¬†GlobalGirl Media invests in girls to become their own agents of change in bridging the gender digital divide, providing concrete skills with which to improve their personal situations. They believe ¬†working with young women around the world to find and share their authentic voice is an investment in our global future.
Como Amar: How to Love¬†is a¬†six-part webisode series from the¬†Los Angeles Global Girl Media reporters that explores¬†local issues that relate to girls.
GlobalGirl Wendy Garcia reports on sex education classes within the Los Angeles Unified School District. In interviewing the director of the LAUSD HIV/AIDS prevention unit, Garcia discovers that crime, obesity, teen pregnancy, self-mutilation and STD infection rates all increase without health education.
You can learn more about Global Girl Media¬†here.