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How to Build a Resume That Stands Out Visually To Help Your Teen Land Their First Job

Creating a captivating resume that sparkles bright enough to catch an employer's attention is an art on its own terms.

With the ramp up pressure kids experience at school and the need to sign up to too many extracurricular activities, it’s no surprise how the number of teens employed have been declining over the past decades.
There are many benefits (and risks) of adolescent employment. The decision to allow your teen to have an after school job should be a well thought-out family decision based on how well they can manage responsibilities, time management and money.

But if your teen is ready to take the plunge the first thing they need to figure out is how to build a resume that stands out even if they don’t have any work experience.

But where to start? How do can you create a snapshot of your ambitions, show your strengths and interests and captive an employers attention?
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Girl Rising Atlanta Screening Changing The World, One Girl At A Time

On May 13 CARE,  the leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty, hosted a VIP screening of Girl Rising at the Midtown Art Cinema. With the help of 10x10, CARE is investing in adolescent girls in the developing world; helping to create a ripple effect of change that transforms families, communities and entire countries for generations. 

Girl Rising is a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries who who face arranged marriages, child slavery, rape, and other social injustices as they bravely battle to get educations. 

Each girl is paired with a renowned writer from her native country: Marie Arana (Peru), Edwidge 
Danticat (Haiti), Mona Eltahawy (Egypt), Aminatta Forna (Sierre Leone), Zarghuna Kargar (Afghanistan), Maaza Mengiste (Ethiopia), Sooni Taraporevala (India), Manjushree Thapa (Nepal), and Loung Ung (Cambodia).

These stories are narrated by celebrated actresses: Cate Blanchett (Haiti), Priyanka Chopra (India), Selena Gomez (Sierra Leone), Anne Hathaway (Afghanistan), Salma Hayek (Peru), Alicia Keys (Cambodia), ChloĆ« Moretz (Egypt), Freida Pinto, Meryl Streep (Ethiopia), and Kerry Washington (Nepal). 

Girl Rising also features Freida Pinto and Liam Neeson, with original music 

from Academy Award-winner Rachel Portman and Lorne Balfe.

The girls act out stories adapted from their own lives by writers from their own countries, including Edwidge Danticat, AminaGta Forna and Manjushree Thapa and narrated by 9 renowned actresses. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they're able to break barriers and create change. Girl Rising showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world and breaking the cycle of poverty.

10x10 is a social action organization seeking educational equality for underprivileged girls across the globe. Director Richard Robbins tells the moving stories of several of these girls, with help from some of the most recognizable female voices of today.

10x10 has partnered with Theatrical On DemandSM film distribution service, Gathr Films, to distribute Girl Rising to movie theaters around the country by request. That means Girl Rising will come to any community that “demands” it, as long as enough people reserve enough tickets online in advance to guarantee a screening. 

This innovative, crowd-sourced distribution model ensures that more people in more places will have the opportunity to see the film and get involved as agents of change. Hosting a screening of Girl Rising is one way that grassroots activists, campus organizations, corporate leaders, and committed individuals around the world can raise awareness about why educating girls matters to all of us. 

To donate and learn how you can bring Girl Rising to your community, please visit our the how to Gathr a screening page. Please watch the trailer and explore the film in detail at


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