EVENTS ORGANIZED

 

Events Organized or Promoted

  • Outreach for international documentary film, Veiled Voices: organizing focus groups, drafting promotional materials, promoting film at events and online
  • Organizing fundraizer gala at the embassy of the Dominican Republic in Washington for Mariposa Cultural Foundation
  • Public Relations for first Oriental Music Ensemble U.S. concert tour, American Near East Refugee Aid
  • Promotion of newly-released book (e-press release, website and convention booth support), Arabicus Books and Media
  • Promoting film screenings and panels for Women in Film and Video, Women in Film and Television International, Docs in Progress
  • Organizing and promoting media and film events for the Center for Social Media in partnership with Human Rights Watch Festival, Search For Common Grounds, Labor Festival and Environmental Festival
  • Marketing educational videos to schools and colleges for Durrin Productions
  • Promoting film screenings for Arab Film Distribution
  • Organizing and promoting Arab films screenings in Washington with Alwan for the Arts
  • Online Interview for the Independent Feature Project with Whitney Dow and Marco Williams, filmmakers of “Two Towns of Jasper”
  • Documentary Roundtable: Coordinate monthly peer-meetings and screenings of works-in-progress by local independent filmmakers in DC, since 2006
  • Women in Film and Video/ Women in Film and Television International: organized reception at Goethe Institute in conjunction with RealScreen Summit in Washington, DC, 2008
  • Women in Film and Video: organized film screening and discussion of MACHUCA at the Chilean embassy in Washington, DC, 2007
  • Women in Film and Video: organized panel about producing films in the Arab World, 2008
  • Women in Film and Video: organized panel about producing films in Latin America, 2007
  • Organized brainstorming sessions with artists and cultural consultants and researched the creation of an Arab Arts initiative.
  • Center for Social Media, American University. As Assistant Director, organized screenings and panel discussions for documentaries (with organizations such as Human Rights Watch, Women Make Movies, the Labor Film festival, the Environmental Film Festival and the Goethe Insitute). Washington, DC, 2002-2003
  • “Media as a Social Tool: Makers, Brokers Users” Conference, Center for Social Media, American University (Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation). Washington, DC, June 18-19, 2002
  • Alwan for the Arts: organized six Arab film screenings in Washington DC, 2001
  • DC Independent Film Festival: volunteer coordinator, 2001-2002