October 1 ISSUE

Earlier this week, Glamour magazine hosted a panel discussion on the topic “The Power of an Educated Girl” at the Apollo Theater. There were at least 1,000 enthusiastic girls from various organizations and schools in the audience. The panel included Julia Gillard, former Australian Prime Minister; Charlize Theron, actress and founder of Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project and U.N. Messenger of Peace; Nurfahada, age 16, Girl ambassador from Plan International and the First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. The panel was moderated by Glamour magazine editor-in-chief Cindi Leive.