The Girl Effect – Beautiful Use of Animated Typography

Posted to Infographics  |  Nathan Yau

The Girl Effect – “the idea that adolescent girls are uniquely capable of raising the standard of living in the developing world” – is portrayed in this beautiful video using animated typography. I think the music plays a pretty big role in making this work too.

Somehow it seems fitting for this Independence Day. Happy 4th of July.

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