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14 02, 2019

“Brave Girl Rising” Film Premieres 03.08.2019

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Africa, India|Tags: , , , , , |

As we approach International Women's Day in 2 weeks, Girl Rising, a non-profit behind the global initiative to educate and empower females, debuts another powerful short film called "Brave Girl Rising". The opening premiere will be on March 8, 2019. The film is made in collaboration with the International Rescue Committee and filmed in one [...]

22 11, 2017

My Birthday: Another Library to be Bulit!

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: India|Tags: , , , , , , |

For the past 7 years, I have donated my birthday to Room to Read, an NGO I trust 100% and am so passionate about. Their mission & goal is for every child in the world to have access to education and literacy no matter where they were born. Today, there are approximately 800,000 people who [...]

21 06, 2017

Room to Read ‘Comedy for a Cause’

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

Nearly 800 million people are still illiterate TODAY. That’s 1/9 people who cannot read or write, with 2/3 being women and children. While some may not think that helping ‘them’ will affect us here in the US, it certainly does. When you have nearly 1 million people not being able to work because they are handicapped by illiteracy, that affects [...]

31 01, 2017

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Jordan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Where to Travel in Jordan My Travel article on Where to Travel in Jordan as published in ARE Magazine, Winter Edition 2016/2017 – Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

17 11, 2015

India’s Daughter

By | November 17th, 2015|Categories: India|Tags: , , , |

The Gang Rape & Murder of Jyoti Singh, a 23 year old medical student in New Delhi, has been made into a documentary featured on PBS "India's Daughter". This documentary has been banned in India, as the government fears it will prompt "unrest" of rape culture in India. I have been asking for years, why [...]

5 05, 2015

Room to Read Spring Benefit 5/6!

By | May 5th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Los Angeles, Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania|Tags: , , , , |

 “If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty.” Room to Read Gala ROOM TO READ's 5th Annual SPRING BENEFIT is happening tomorrow at a Private Estate in Beverly Hills! Last chance to purchase tickets to this fun & charitable fundraising event that goes towards building schools and [...]

8 12, 2014

“A Path Appears” Documentary

By | December 8th, 2014|Categories: Africa, Central America, Haiti, US|Tags: , , , , , |

From the Creators of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide", comes another wonderful documentary about Hope. A Call to Action. And how a little help can go a long way and make a humongous impact on someone's life, in the US or Across the World. Half the Sky is a three-part documentary [...]