Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership’s ‘Inside Story’ Now Available Digitally

I’ve written a few times here about a passion project for many at Discovery and beyond: Inside Story. The film, produced by Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership and Quizzical Pictures, has been seen in African movie theaters and broadcast into homes across the continent, and now it’s available in the U.S. online through iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other digital platforms. Inside Story will roll out across additional services through…

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership Celebrates Learning Center Graduation

Four years ago, the Discovery Global Education Partnership (DCGEP) Learning Center project, funded by The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF), began in Morocco, with five primary schools each in Casablanca and Rabat. Since then, the project has grown to include 20 schools, and last week, the Learning Center celebrated success with TCCAF and DCGEP formally handing over the Learning Center project to the Regional Academy of Education and Training of Greater…

An Entrepreneur’s Story of Discovery

There are people you have the fortune of crossing paths with that leave a lasting impression. Perhaps it’s their gravitas, their intelligence, their compassion…in some cases, it’s all of the above. I’ve had the fortune of being a part of the Discovery Communications family for 11 years and that would never have been the case without one man: John Hendricks. Before Discovery was the international media company it is today,…

‘Inside Story’ Honored with Three Awards by New York Festival

Over the past two years, I’ve blogged several times about Inside Story, a breakthrough film initiative from our nonprofit Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership. The pan-African project, created to entertain millions and revolutionize HIV/AIDS education for millions across sub-Saharan Africa and beyond, has been screened on several continents, been broadcast across Africa and will continue to reach millions more. On Tuesday, the winners of the New York Festival’s World’s Best Television &…

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership Celebrates Successes & Milestones in Africa

Over the past few months, I’ve kept you updated on the Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership‘s Inside Story, a film and initiative that stands to make a great impact on the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa. However, this project was born out DCGEP’s ongoing Learning Center initiative across Africa and around the world…and that work continues today. Just last month, Tammy Noboa, DCGEP’s Chief Strategy Officer, was in Kenya to…

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership’s ‘Inside Story’ Makes North American Premiere

Last week, Silver Spring rolled out the red carpet for the North American premiere of a new film that seeks to revolutionize HIV/AIDS education for millions in sub-Saharan Africa, Inside Story: The Science of HIV/AIDS. Hosted at the beautiful AFI Silver, the event brought together several members of the pan-African cast and crew, leaders in the eradication of HIV/AIDS — including Ambassador Eric Goosby, United States Global AIDS Coordinator, African…

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership Begins Production on ‘Inside Story’ in South Africa

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership (DCGEP) is known for transforming the lives of millions of students around the world with the use of media as part of the classroom experience in its innovative Learning Centers. However, last week, DCGEP began production in South Africa on a new project — Inside Story: The Science of HIV/AIDS. The film combines non-fiction and fiction storytelling to unravel the science behind of the disease,…

Help Bring ‘Inside Story’ to Life, Make a Difference on World AIDS Day

As we commemorate World AIDS Day today, it’s a time not only to raise awareness for the seriousness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic globally but also to find ways to take action and create an impact today… and beyond. For this reason, I am incredibly excited about a new initiative, Inside Story: The Science of HIV/AIDS, from our nonprofit Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership. DCGEP has been on the forefront of…

Witnessing the ‘Power of TV’ Firsthand

One of the privileges that I have working for Discovery Communications is supporting the Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership (DCGEP) team. Every day they are working to use the transformative power of television to inspire and engage students in underserved communities around the world — currently in 16 countries reaching over 13,000 teachers, 830,000 students and 2.5 million community members. (Learn more about DCGEP by listening to this Live a…