LitWorld Girls' Club Celebration on December 14 Features Special Guest: Arianna Huffington

Dec 13, 2010, 10:33 ET from LitWorld

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Journalist, author, and entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will be the special guest at LitWorld's Harlem Girls' Club Celebration, located at the Polo Grounds, 2965 8th Ave., at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14.

Ms. Huffington will be offering the girls her own story of success through literacy and will be speaking about the impact of words on her career and experience as a woman.

The girls will then have the chance to share their stories with her, ask her questions, read some of their own work, and talk about the impact of the Girls' Club on their lives.

LitWorld's Girls' Clubs are inspiring and engaging girls, ages 8 to 16, through the power of words and stories, especially focusing on academic and emotional empowerment. LitWorld, a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to the development of sustainable literacy practices around the world, currently has Girls' Clubs in Kenya, Ghana, Liberia, Iraq, Zambia, and Connecticut.

To find out more information about Girls' Clubs and LitWorld's many exciting projects, visit the LitWorld website at or email Jen Estrada at

About LitWorld: LitWorld, a 501C3 nonprofit organization led by Executive Director Pam Allyn, joins together with teachers, parents, community members, and children to support the development of sustainable literacy practices across the world. To find out more and get involved, please visit