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Martha Adams

Chief Creative Officer
Girl Rising
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Martha Adams is an award-winning storyteller who produced the film at the center of the Girl Rising campaign. Forbes Magazine named the Girl Rising movement the #1 Most Dynamic Social Initiative of 2012, Newsweek/Daily Beast named Adams as one of “125 Women of Impact,” and today, acting as Girl Rising’s Chief Creative Officer, Martha continues to produce stories to fuel girls empowerment advocacy around the world. In 2016 she traveled with Meryl Streep to Africa to produce the CNN Films TV special We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World; now the highest rated CNN Film of all time. Martha is also a Senior Fellow at USC’s Marshall Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab and she serves as a Film Expert for the U.S. Department of State diplomacy program American Film Showcase. In 2015 Novus awarded her “Humanitarian of the Year.”