Half the Sky

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Nicholas Kristof, a Pulitzer prize winning journalist and co-author of the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide visited Castilleja as a speaker during the Global Week of 2011.

This one sentence description really can’t do this man justice, considering all the amazing work he’s done.

Half the Sky turned into a both a documentary by Independent Lens and PBS and a movement (Half the Sky movement youtube channel linked here).  One of the movement’s projects is creating mobile games that create social change.

Watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CK2O6u89A9c , to get a better idea on how mobile games produced by Games for Change and Show of Force, developed by Mudlark, are creating social change in Kenya.

To join in the movement yourself, play the facebook version of the game linked here.

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