Dec 31, 2013

#GirlPower Isn’t Feministic, but Yet an Artistic Expression!

Over the years, people have asked, “why does STAR only mentor girls? Why do we only aspire to motivate and uplift girls when our young men are just as ‘lost’?” I’ve been asked, “what’s all this #GirlPower, #SheDidThat! #BoyBye, etc. stuff?”  After smiling and releasing a slight laugh, my response has been, “obviously, I’m a […]

Dec 10, 2013

@KatyPerry Amplifies the Voices of Children and Young People Around the World

On December 3, 2013, during a special event at UNICEF Headquarters, global pop superstar Katy Perry was appointed UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on engaging young people in the agency’s work to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children and adolescents. “Katy Perry is already a champion for children, and […]

Dec 10, 2013

@SharonLawrence to Take Part in Women of Vision Salute Supporting Women Filmmakers

The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly, who was killed in 2006, will host its third annual Woman of Vision salute at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) December 12th at 7pm. The event will feature a screening of honoree Ava DuVernay’s film “Middle of Nowhere,” for […]