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© 2019 by Maryam and Nivaal Rehman

The Disney Dream Big, Princess Project is a collaboration between Disney and the UN Girl Up Campaign to empower young, female filmmakers and make their dreams come true. 21 young girls from 13 different countries were selected to be filmmakers in this project, and create digital short-films, to be shared on social media with the #DreamBigPrincess. Each video featured an inspiring woman from different fields, who the girls interviewed in different shoot locations from their countries. From October 10–November 20, 2018, for each like or share of a public video or photo with #DreamBigPrincess on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, Disney will donate $1 to Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation’s initiative supporting girls’ leadership and empowerment, up to $1 million! 

From The World With MNR, Founders Maryam and Nivaal, along with two content creators who are part of our Youth Activism Program Mariana and Maud, were selected to be filmmakers in this series! 

Blog Posts

TimeLine

Girl Up Leadership Summit + Disney 

Workshop​

July, 2018

Washington D.C., USA

Disney brought the 21 girls in this program together in Washington D.C. for a Disney filmmaking workshop and the Girl Up Leadership summit!​

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"Disney Just Launched A Campaign To Support Young Female Filmmakers And I Am Here For All Of This"

BUZZFEED

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"Disney Launches ‘Dream Big Princess’ to Support Female Filmmakers"

Variety

Dream Big, Princess Launch Events!

October, 2018

New York City, USA

Orlando, USA

Disney brought the girls in this program back together for some special launch events in New York City, followed by Walt Disney World, Orlando!

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"Dream Big Princess Global Video Campaign" Launch on Disney's Website.

Disney

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"'Our voices are just as important as adults': Young activists rally for change on Day of the Girl"

Yahoo Lifestyle

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"Disney’s Dream Big Princesses Maryam and Nivaal Rehman from Whitby, Ontario"

What She said radio

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Good Morning America helped launch this campaign with a Facebook Live and Live Segment on their show!

Good Morning 

America

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"Our Favorite looks from International Day of the Girl at the Disney Parks"

Disney Style

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"What is it REALLY Like Being Part of the Dream Big, Princess Project?"

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Group Photo, Girl Up Summit