We partnered with Levi's® to tell the stories of four indomitable females in #IShapeMyWorld
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Girlgaze partnered with Levi's® to release the film series #IShapeMyWorld. These four films tell the stories of four indomitable females, directed by members of the Girlgaze community, produced in partnership with Levi's®. The Women featured in the films – from a high school football pioneer to the founder of the #MeToo movement – have all faced and defeated societal expectations to shape their world.
Sam is breaking ground in the world of tackle football and at 15 years old, she’s just getting started. From being the first girl to play tackle football in her town to starting a league of all-girl teams, Sam is forcing society to question what girls can’t do. In 2018, she became the first female recipient of the NFL’s Game Changer Award.
Mona is an acclaimed drummer, singer, and performer who believes that music can inspire and connect people to a larger purpose. She co-founded and co-directs the Rock n’ Roll Camp For Girls Los Angeles, a nonprofit that encourages girls to find their voices through music.
Jasilyn is a water protector and earth defender from the Cheyenne Rive Reservation. She helped lead a youth movement against the Keystone Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Jasilyn shares how she overcame addiction, connected with her heritage, and stood up for what was right against oppressive commercial forces.
Tarana and her daughter Kaia share the genesis of the #MeToo movement and how important it is to continue the work of valuing girls, providing language to identify abuse, and supporting survivors everywhere.
On February 14, 2018, the unthinkable happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. And while many would shrink back in the aftermath of tragedy, Delaney Tarr and her fellow survivors sprang into action. What resulted was one of the largest student-led gun control protests in US history, March for Our Lives. One year later, and she's showing no signs of stopping. Her goal is to show girls that there is room for more than one powerful female voice in a movement.
Maria was tired of seeing the same kind of models on the billboards and magazines of Mexico. So she founded Güerxs, the modeling agency that's redefining how Mexico sees beauty. Watch this video to learn how Maria is challenging beauty standards and fighting to bring cultural diversity to fashion.
NICE THINGS PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN
“The women featured are from different groups, background, and professions, but have one common theme: they have faced and defeated societal expectations to shape their world”