Big Dream (screening)

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Directed and Produced by: Kelly Cox, Lucas Longacre

    Released: 2015
    Running Time: 90 min
    Language:  
    Subjects: Children Youth & Family, Sociology, Multicultural Studies, Women's Studies 

    Big Dream follows the intimate stories of seven young women who are breaking barriers and overcoming personal challenges to follow their passion in science, math, computing & engineering (STEM) fields. Through video diaries and verité moments, each of these girls defy the stereotype of what it means to be an over achieving woman in the fields of technology. From small town Iowa to the busy streets of the Middle East, Big Dream immerses viewers in a world designed by the next generation of girls.

    Reviews / Quotes:

    "Our group of girls really enjoyed the documentary! It was highly motivational and informational for our girls and it was perfect to go along with our curriculum."- Dr Sally Roberts, Wayne State University

    "Oh my gosh that's me...I'm meant to do this." Student from Coalition for Queens screening "I loved loved this documentary. Every young woman needs to see this film. Whether they go into technology or not." Susan J Lewis, ITS for Deloitte

    "This film is for women of any age." Meredith Walker, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls @ SxSW Edu screening