June 30, 2017

Womankind kicked off summer with a VR viewing party to launch "Rise Above," a film in the making since summer 2016. It tells the story of a youth survivor's journey of empowerment as she overcomes her trauma after sexual violence. The short film premiered in 2017 during the Sundance Film Festival and was an official VR selection at SXSW. The film and event was made possible by Oculus VR for Good, who provided the tech equipment for all 100 attendees.