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Colorado Project Teaches Job, Life Skills to Help Women Combat Poverty, December 17, 2008
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presented by Ray Suarez, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2008), 8 mins
Armed with $500 worth of beans, two women founded a non-profit group in Denver to empower impoverished women by teaching them workplace skills and providing jobs to the chronically homeless and unemployed.
presented by Ray Suarez, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2008), 8 mins
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Freedom Project, Canada's Stolen Daughters
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Freedom Project (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 22 mins
Many of Canada's indigenous people live in remote, isolated communities -- and that makes them prime targets for sex traffickers.
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Freedom Project (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 22 mins
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Great Big Story, Defiant: Not One of the Boys
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 3 mins
Adeline Gray is the best female wrestler in the world in her weight class. She's on a mission to prove that femininity is synonymous with strength, and says that while she grew up beating boys on the mat, it was challenging them that made her the wrestler she is today.
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 3 mins
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Great Big Story, Girls Who Shred
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 1 min

In the male-dominated world of skateboarding, women face significant challenges in gaining exposure. But Valeria Kechichian is working to change that. In 2010, she co-founded Longboard Girls Crew, an international community that supports and promotes women in action sports. What started with a viral skating video...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 1 min
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Great Big Story, Strike, Block, Empower
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 3 mins

SheFighter is the first self-defense studio of its kind in the Middle East. Founded by Lina Khalifeh, the Jordan-based studio teaches women to defend themselves while empowering them to have a voice in society. Thanks to Khalifeh, more than 12,000 women have trained at SheFighter.

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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 3 mins
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Great Big Story, A Cricket League of Their Own
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 1 min
When Aïna Coscollola began working with a group of teenage girls from Pakistan who had recently moved to Barcelona, she came up with a unique approach to tackling the self-confidence and language challenges that many of these young immigrants faced. She started an all-women’s cricket team. Cricket, the most pop...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 1 min
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Leading Women, Episode 9, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw/Susana Gimenez
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presented by Becky Anderson, 1967-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Becky Anderson, 1967- and Felicia Taylor, fl. 1970, in Leading Women, Episode 9 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2012), 12 mins
Dubbed "the richest self-made woman in India" and one referred to as "the Oprah Winfrey of Argentina. "At just 25, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw applied her training in beer and malt brewing to the production of pharmaceuticals and, in the process, helped pioneer the biotech industry in India. Today, her company, Biocon,...
presented by Becky Anderson, 1967-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Becky Anderson, 1967- and Felicia Taylor, fl. 1970, in Leading Women, Episode 9 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2012), 12 mins
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Leading Women, Episode 11, Guler Sabanci/Bharti Kher
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presented by Becky Anderson, 1967-, in Leading Women, Episode 11 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 12 mins
Leading Women, the head of a leading conglomerate in Turkey and a contemporary artist with a global following. Guler Sabanci is a powerful force in business. As chairwoman and managing director of Sabanci Holding, she leads a multi-billion dollar family empire that dates back generations. Bharti Kher defied conve...
presented by Becky Anderson, 1967-, in Leading Women, Episode 11 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 12 mins
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Leading Women, Episode 15, Ellen Kullman/Jasmine Whitbread
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presented by Kristie Lu Stout, 1974-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Leading Women, Episode 15 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 12 mins
Leading Women - the head of a global conglomerate and an executive fighting for children around the world. As chair and CEO of DuPont, Ellen Kullman is one of only 21 women to run a Fortune 500 Company. Her rise to the top is a story of fierce determination and inspiration. Jasmine Whitbread, is CEO of Save the C...
presented by Kristie Lu Stout, 1974-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Leading Women, Episode 15 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 12 mins
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Leading Women, Episode 17, Zhang Xin/Ilene Gordon
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presented by Felicia Taylor, 1964-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Leading Women, Episode 17 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 11 mins
Two remarkable business executives from opposite sides of the world - One who is a major property developer in China and another in the U.S. who runs a Fortune 500 company. As CEO of SOHO China, Zhang Xin is richer than Oprah Winfrey and Donald Trump. Zhang founded SOHO with her husband Pan Shiyi in 1995, a far cr...
presented by Felicia Taylor, 1964-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Leading Women, Episode 17 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 11 mins
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