Growing Up Strong: Girls on the Run

This short documentary shines a spotlight on Girls on the Run – Chicago, a non-profit program that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running. Girls on the Run -Chicago serves over 6,000 girls annually through their after school initiatives. The documentary follows the experiences of these girls as they prepare for a 5K event at Soldier Field. The documentary premiered Saturday, March 30th on WTTW-TV Channel 11.1 in Chicago and was awarded a Chicago/Midwest Emmy® Award in November 2013.


Girls Rock! Chicago

This short documentary focuses on an all-girl rock camp in Chicago's north side. Over the course of one week, girls between the ages of 8 and 16 learn how to play guitar, bass and drums while writing their own songs. Through their journey, the documentary reveals how music has an impact on the girls’ self-esteem and confidence. Girls Rock! Chicago premiered on WTTW – TV Channel 11.1 in 2010.