Girl Icon

Created by Sadah Espii Proctor

Key Collaborators: Espii Studios, Skye Von / little GIANT Wolf, Oculus VR for Good, Malala Fund, Milaan Foundation
Country: USA, India
Runtime: 8 minutes

Around the world, 130 million girls are out of school. Meet Rani, a Girl Icon, who is part of a growing movement of fearless girls leading change in their communities. “I want girls to look at me and think they can achieve anything they want,” says 17-year-old Rani, from Varanasi, India. Rani’s community and the Hindu caste system limits her family to washing clothes and linen for a living. But Rani is determined to finish school and train to become an army officer. In Girl Icon, Rani gives us an intimate glimpse of her life, hopes, challenges and dreams — and how she’s helping other girls in her community.