A Seat at the Table: Six Girls Ask “What Does it Take to Become a Leader?” is a groundbreaking documentary that follows six Miss Hall’s School students as they interview accomplished women, seeking answers to questions about how best to realize their aspirations.
The film was produced by members of PAaLS—the Personal Authority and Leadership Source—a girl-centered research initiative that has studied obstacles to girls’ and women’s leadership for nearly a decade. Working with PAaLS Research Director Elizabeth Debold, Ed.D., the group’s initiatives have included a nationwide survey on girls and leadership, on-campus workshops for students, and off-campus workshops for middle school students.
PAaLS girls started working on A Seat at the Table in 2012, producing the 44-minute documentary with Dr. Debold and filmmaker Jackie Mow. The film received funding from Schoolhouse Kitchen and The Page & Otto Marx Foundation, Jr. Foundation.