Watch: A Global Conversation on the Power of Educating Adolescent Girls

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Global Conversation on the Power of Educating Adolescent Girls


Glamour is partnering with the White House's Let Girls Learn Initiative on Tuesday to host a panel on the power of educating more than 62 million girls who are not in school around the world.

Cindi Leive, editor-in-chief of Glamour magazine, will moderate a discussion with special guests First Lady Michelle Obama, former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, actress and advocate Charlize Theron and a girl representative from Plan International USA.

The panel's audience includes 1,000 NYC-area schoolgirls, dignitaries and some global leaders. Girls from classrooms in Kenya, Ghana and Pakistan -- who are taking part in the World's Largest Lesson on the new Global Goals -- will be putting their questions to the panel.

Highlights will include news from Let Girls Learn, a government-wide effort that will leverage the investments the U.S. has made and the successes achieved in global primary school to help adolescent girls complete their education. Glamour will also share an update on its first year of The Girl Project, a program dedicated to giving at-risk girls the tools they need every day.

Along with partners CARE, Plan International USA, Girls Inc. and Communities in Schools -- The Girl Project supports girls in 95 countries (including the United States) with a wide suite of programs that meet needs for everything from school uniforms to after-school mentorship.

Be sure to tune in at 11 a.m. EST on AOL.com to catch the live stream of this groundbreaking event.


See Michelle Obama promote the Let Girls Learn initiative:

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Watch: A Global Conversation on the Power of Educating Adolescent Girls
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: US First Lady Michelle Obama gestures with her hand outstretched as she speaks to students as part of the 'Let Girls Learn Initiative' at the Mulberry School for Girls on June 16, 2015 in London, England. The US First Lady is travelling with her daughters, Malia and Sasha and her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, to continue a global tour promoting her 'Let Girls Learn Initiative'. The event at the school was to discuss how the UK and USA are working together to expand girl's education around the world. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: US First Lady Michelle Obama gestures and holds flowers as she is received by young students holding the American flag in the courtyard before an event as part of the 'Let Girls Learn Initiative' at the Mulberry School for Girls on June 16, 2015 in London, England. The US First Lady is travelling with her daughters, Malia and Sasha and her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, to continue a global tour promoting her 'Let Girls Learn Initiative'. The event at the school was to discuss how the UK and USA are working together to expand girl's education around the world. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama (3R) watches an interpretive dance performance during a welcome for her arrival at Mulberry School for Girls during a visit as part of the US government's 'Let Girls Learn' initiative in east London on June 16, 2015. On the first full day of a visit to Britain the US First Lady met with local students in east London and discussed how Britain and the US are working together in order to attempt to expand access to adolescent girls' education around the world. While in London, the First Lady will also host a roundtable meeting on Let Girls Learn, and meet with British Prime Minister Cameron, Samatha Cameron, and Prince Harry. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: US First Lady Michelle Obama crosses her hands on her chest as she speaks to students as part of the 'Let Girls Learn Initiative' at the Mulberry School for Girls on June 16, 2015 in London, England. The US First Lady is travelling with her daughters, Malia and Sasha and her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, to continue a global tour promoting her 'Let Girls Learn Initiative'. The event at the school was to discuss how the UK and USA are working together to expand girl's education around the world. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) reacts as she watches an interpretive dance performance during a welcome for her arrival at Mulberry School for Girls during a visit as part of the US government's 'Let Girls Learn' initiative in east London on June 16, 2015. On the first full day of a visit to Britain the US First Lady met with local students in east London and discussed how Britain and the US are working together in order to attempt to expand access to adolescent girls' education around the world. While in London, the First Lady will also host a roundtable meeting on Let Girls Learn, and meet with British Prime Minister Cameron, Samatha Cameron, and Prince Harry. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) sits between The UK Department of International Development's Justine Greening and (L) returned Peace Corps Volunteer Bina Contreras (R) during a 'Let Girls Learn' meeting as part of the 'Let Girls Learn Initiative' at the Mulberry School for Girls on June 16, 2015 in London, England. The US First Lady is travelling with her daughters, Malia and Sasha and her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, to continue a global tour promoting her 'Let Girls Learn Initiative'. The event at the school was to discuss how the UK and USA are working together to expand girl's education around the world. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: First Lady Michelle Obama arrives at Stanstead airport for a visit to London on June 15, 2015 in London, England. The First Lady is travelling to London with her daughters, Malia and Sasha and her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, to continue a global tour promoting her Let Girls Learn Initiative. During the visit she will meet with students at a girl's school to discuss how the UK and U.S. are working together to expand girl's education around the world. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, center left, and Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, center right, arrive to meet with students at a local high school, Saturday, March 21, 2015, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote the education initiative "Let Girls Learn," which was launched to lift barriers that block more than 62 million girls around the world from attending school. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, center, hugs students at a local high school that she visited with Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, second right, Saturday, March 21, 2015, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote the education initiative "Let Girls Learn," which was launched to lift barriers that block more than 62 million girls around the world from attending school. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks to members of the Peace Corps, Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote the education initiative "Let Girls Learn," which was launched to lift barriers that block more than 62 million girls around the world from attending school. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama hugs Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, while they prepare for a group photograph at a local high school, Saturday, March 21, 2015, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote the education initiative "Let Girls Learn," which was launched to lift barriers that block more than 62 million girls around the world from attending school. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama nudges Savean Mao, left, a high school student, as a gesture of encouragement to continue her studies, Saturday, March 21, 2015, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote the education initiative "Let Girls Learn," which was launched to lift barriers that block more than 62 million girls around the world from attending school. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 03: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama (R) and President Barack Obama announce a new government-wide coordinated strategy to help millions of girls around the world attend and stay school called 'Let Girls Learn' in the East Room of the White House March 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. Saying that she will focus on this program beyond her time in the White House, Michelle Obama will soon travel to Japan and Cambodia to promoted the new initiative. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA - MARCH 21: First lady Michelle Obama hugs a U.S. Peace Corp volunteer as she leaves the Sofitel Hotel on March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama visited U.S. Peace Corps volunteers as part of a two-nation trip to promote the U.S. government's Let Girls Learn initiative. Cambodia is one of 11 countries where the initiative has been implemented. (Photo by Nicolas Axelrod/Getty Images)
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