She Rises Up will profile several women in countries around the world who are lifting themselves out of poverty. These women will not be filmed over a weekend, but will be filmed over many months so we can truly understand their circumstances and successes. We will come to know these women–their dreams and ambitions, hopes for their children, and challenges they’ve faced. We will laugh with them, and cheer with them when they succeed. In many cases, we will come to know the local activists who have worked hard to remove the economic obstacles in the way of these women–obstacles many in the Western world may not even have thought of, obstacles unique to the local region or culture.
At this time, our locations and stories are currently being researched. Below are just a few examples of the stories we’re exploring: