A non-profit organisation, Dreams Alive Club, will be hosting high-profile guests from Hollywood (USA) as speakers and facilitators at the Dreamers Exchange events that shall be hosted on August 16 and 17, 2019 at Maitisong.
The guests are Dr Rainbow Barris (medical doctor, author, entrepreneur and co-creator and inspiration of ‘Bow’ on ABC’s TV hit-sitcom ‘Black-ish’) and Carnetta Jones (celebrity acting coach, director and film producer).
Dreams Alive Club has had the honour of hosting Hollywood talent at their previous events, including Tasha Smith, Reyna Joy Banks, Brely Evans, Amber Baker and Morocco Omari.
A Dreamers Exchange Career Expo for Adolescent Girls and Young Women will be held on August 16 from 8am to 4pm. Dreamers Exchange creative masterclasses for content producers and creative professionals will be held on August 16 from 5pm to 8pm and the following day from 2pm to 5pm.
The event organisers have announced that the career expo will feature approximately 250 adolescent girls and young women participants from secondary to tertiary level in the locality.
“This is planned to be an educational experience for adolescent girls and young women under the theme ‘aspire to inspire’. It will be a showcase of extraordinary women leading in different industry sectors from motivational talks and career hubs to stakeholder exhibitions,” the organisers stated in a press release.
The creative masterclasses on the other side will feature workshops, mentorship and skills-transfer for local Creative Professionals facilitated by Barris, Jones and Berry Lwando (of Multichoice Africa). This will feature a Content Producers Masterclass and an Actors Masterclass.
Partners and sponsors of the event include MultiChoice Botswana, Avani Gaborone Resort and Casino, Maru-a-Pula School, Hemamo Investments, NASHUA, Alexander Forbes, Moribame Matthews, Sasa Interiors, MG Properties, Yarona FM, The Affiliates Agency, VIVO Energy Botswana, White Label Fragrances, Falcon Crest Suites and Botswana Stock Exchange.