An Evening with Kayce Jennings
Monday, June 17, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
West Hartford, CT
The Karen Elizabeth Salon & Academy Presents
Educate Girls and Change The World
An Evening with Kayce Jennings
Senior Producer of the documentary Girl Rising
Wife Wife of the late Peter Jennings and Co-Founder of the 10 x 10 Fund
Come spend an intimate evening with Kayce Jennings. Mrs. Jennings will be sharing behind the scenes coverage of the making of Girl Rising and why her team scrapped their plan to create a film on poverty and created a stirring documentary about educating girls instead. The program is structured as an open forum. Audience participation will be encouraged.
The 10 x 10 Fund
10x10 is a global action campaign for girls' education, founded by award-winning journalists at The Documentary Group and Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Productions, along with strategic partner, Intel Corporation. Centered by the new feature film, Girl Rising, 10x10 uses the power of storytelling and the leverage of strategic partnerships to deliver a simple, critical truth: Educate Girls and you will Change the World.
Before co-founding The Documentary Group, Kayce was a producer at ABC News for 20 years, covering international and national news events for virtually every news division broadcast, and wason the staffs of Nightline, World News Tonight and 20/20. She works closely with non-profit organizations including Teach for America and Concern Worldwide, and serves on the boards of Women in Need, and The Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution.
Monday, June 17th
West HartfordTown Hall Auditorium
($20 - Students 18 and under-pay at the door)
complimentary small bites
*(Net proceeds to be donated to the 10 x 10 Fund)*
*Watch the worldwide television premier of Girl Rising on CNN June 16th at 9:00pm and come meet Kayce Jennings live and in person in West Hartford on June 17th*
We are accepting items for the Silent Auction.
Please contact Karen@KarenElizabethSalonandAcademy.com or
860-694-8824 about donating items.
Any questions contact:Karen@karenelizabethsalonandacademy.com
When & Where
presented by The Karen Elizabeth Salon & Academy
Karen Elizabeth Roche founded the Karen Elizabeth Salon and Academy which is allowing her to achieve her dreams. She has four beautiful children and lives by the seashore.
Karen opened her very first salon in 1990 and has since been an outstanding social entrepreneur running and operating successful businesses within the beauty and fitness fields for over 20 years. Karen is co-author of “Incredible Life” published in 2009. In it, Karen shares her views on how risk taking will lead you in taking the first steps to living the life of happiness that you so desire. Incredible Life will encourage, motivate, and inspire you to living your living life in fullness and joy!
Karen is a Girl Rising Supporter and is committing 10% of her salon & academy's net profits to the 10 x 10 Fund. Karen is now organizing a program to educate women from other countries in the field of cosmetology locally and abroad.