The middle school students of the organization Les petit Riens presented « Atys » an opera by Lully at the Opéra Comique of Paris and what they learnt during the school year: playing instruments, understanding classic theatre, dancing and singing. Students and their families came from the 19th arrondissement to the Opera Comique (some for the first time of their life) to discover an opera interpreted by their children.
Thanks to a special partnership, a few teenagers from Les Petits Riens had the amazing opportunity to meet with Justin Bieber and participate in his concert last evening in Paris! This event was enabled thanks to the support of Bill O'Dowd (Dolphin Digital Media), a Tocqueville Society Member in the United-States. (Les Petits Riens is one of the Non Profit organizations supported in our Success at School Program).
Women's Leadership Council will gather hundreds of women community and business leaders for a few days in the USA this week. One of the summit's objectives will be to inspire and empower women to lead the way in advancing the common good. About WLC's.
Here are news from the Flying Challenge (Airbus Corporate Foundation and United Way program) in Wichita, Kansas, USA. On January 24, 2013, Airbus volunteers welcomed some middle-school children on site, to visit the company and discover careers. More on the program.