march, 2019

12 mar7:30 pmScreening: Dream, GirlThe PromenadeEvent Type :Movies

Event Details

The quest by me to begin this project has been ongoing for over two years, trying to find the right partners willing to invest in starting the conversation around women in business and becoming the change leaders they sought. “Dream, Girl” is a revelatory story about following your dreams, dreaming as big as you want to and finding women to support you in achieving those goals. Told in only 62 mins the engaging film, while set in the USA, informs themes for discussionthat are applicable to Kuwait.

There will be a panel discussion after the film to pull out these topics and hopefully show our Kuwait community that this is a conversation that may start with the “Dream, Girl” screening but is an ongoing conversation that needs to continue. We must build a network of female mentors for young women here and also build a network of allies in men. We must be willing to have these inclusive conversations which will help to stem sexism and misogyny in business, sexual harassment in the work place and even the playing field so women feel better able to support each other as there will be merit-based room for everyone.

The Story of Erin Bagwell, founder of “Dream, Girl” is not dissimilar to that of Victoria Hogg, who returned to her love of film after years in the tough corporate world of Banking and then Marketing. Victoria has produced and directed a first series, and is about to commence a second, of “Grit” documentary episodes on inspirational women in Kuwait, written, filmed, edited and produced entirely by women. The “Dream, Girl” event will screen a summary of “Grit” and direct you to where you can watch the “Grit” series on vimeo and youTube.

Partners for Dream, Girl:
Soapbox: The Promenade: Sahira Ladha
bazaar Studios: Jennifer Cádiz,Yasmine El Charif
Grit: Victoria Hogg
Soroptimist Kuwait: Dr. Amar Behbehani, Linda Graves Fouke, Dr. Iman Al Basiri

Event outline:
7.30 pm networking
8.00 pm introduction
8.05 pm Grit series summary
8.15 pm Dream, Girl themes
8.20 pm Dream, Girl screening
9.20 pm Panel Discussion

Moderator: Samar Al Mutawa – Life Coach

Tamara Qabazard - STEM
Noor Al-Obaid - NPO
Victoria Hogg - Creative Industries
Dr. AlAnoud Al Sharekh - Activism
Soroptimist member business rep
Soroptimist member rep

Screening @Soapbox, mezzanine 1, The Promenade, Hawally
Tuesday March 12th2019 7.30pm


(Tuesday) 7:30 pm


The Promenade

Hawally, Kuwait