UPCOMING EVENTS

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PAST EVENTS

Spirit of Girls Photography Exhibit

Date: Saturday, August 8, 4-7pm

Location: Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road SE (Galleries E and H), Washington, DC 20020

GlobaLenz Project is excited to partner with Expanding Lives to host a collaborative event that merges photography with philanthropy. See how dynamic visuals by photographer Chloe Louvouezo tell the story and capture the spirit of the Beninese girls the organization supports, coupled with powerful quotes that define sisterhood, leadership, and unity. This unique photography showcase, we will celebrate the resilience of the next generation of girls in Niger and Benin. Remarks are schedule for 5:30pm. 

The event is free and open to the public. 20% of all proceeds will be donated to Expanding Lives, a Chicago-based nonprofit that provides a six-week intense skill building program for young girls from West Africa to help them lead their communities into the future.

Story Telling In America Through an International Lens 

Date: Thursday, June 11th, 2015, 12-1:30pm 

Location: Edelman, 1875 I St NW, #900, Washington, DC 20006

GlobaLenz Project will be featured in a pop-up photography exhibit at a panel event co-hosted by Washington Women in PR and Edelman DC. The event will encourage meaningful dialogue about international communications best practices. The panel will discuss strategies for nonprofits and corporations to build awareness and manage reputation in the U.S. and abroad. Panelists will address methods for connecting with hard to reach populations, overcoming cultural barriers, and how to best activate influencers with mass appeal. We'll also take a look at how companies get American audiences invested in complex-multinational issues and social problems. 

#GlobaLenzGirls Photography Exhibit

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015, 5-7PM

Location: Ehvonnae, 145 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Please join us for #GlobaLenzGirls, an intimate photography display in Dumbo, Brooklyn featuring pieces by Chloe Louvouezo. Through a lens of global citizenship, Chloe shares a candid and colorful reflection of the radiance of people and places with which she connects. In this photography series, she captures the vibrancy of women and girls in her travels to Cuba, Rwanda, and Ethiopia. Collectively, these photos tell the story of love, humility, and resilience through the experience of Pan-Africans.

The event will be hosted in collaboration with Culture Complex and Ehvonnae. The event is free and open to the public. Food and wine will be provided by Taste of Ethiopia. 20% of all proceeds will be donated to Project Mercy, which provides holistic development to overcome systemic poverty in Yetebon, Ethiopia. For nearly 40 years, Project Mercy has saved and changed the lives of thousands..