A free live performance will take place at the North section of SMU Boulevard on the Southern Methodist University Campus at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6th as part of the Barefoot on the Boulevard music and earth celebration. Later that evening he will be performing as part of the E&H Week Awards Dinner at Centennial Hall at Fair Park. (Tickets and sponsorships may be purchased for this event.)
Jal’s international hit We Want Peace features strings by Peter Gabriel. His message has garnered support from George Clooney, Alicia Keys, Richard Branson, Kofi Annan and others. Jal is a former child soldier and Lost Boy from Sudan. The documentary War Child about Jal won the ’08 Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.
For those interested in attending:
Details are outlined at www.eandhweek.org
Questions can also be addressed by calling 214-768-3351.
Award dinner reservations – http://eandhweek2013.eventbrite.com/
Sponsorship information – http://eandhweeksponsors.eventbrite.com/#
Engineering & Humanity Week is sponsored by Hunter and Stephanie Hunt, the Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity at Southern Methodist University’s Lyle School of Engineering and the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Center.
For further details, to attend the event or to request an interview, please contact:
Linda Mastaglio – 903.312.8651 – Linda@twi-pr.com
Tracy O’Day – 206.932.1468 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimberly Cobb – 214-336-2290 email@example.com
About Engineering & Humanity Week, (E&H Week)
E&H Week brings leaders together from across the globe -- and from many walks of life -- to explore opportunities to help less fortunate populations by providing in-depth exposure to global economics, cultural awareness, collaborative leadership, and principles of sustainability.
This annual event focuses on topics in which engineering can be used to help improve the lives of refugees and other displaced and struggling members of humanity.
About the Hunt Institute
The Hunter & Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering strives to change the standard of living for the world's poorest populations, including those in the United States. The institute is helping to train a new generation of engineers in modern engineering applications—
About University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Center (RSC)
RSC is part of the Oxford Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House) at the University of Oxford. Its purpose is to build knowledge and understanding of the causes and effects of forced migration in order to help improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
About The Return on Innovation Project (ROi)
ROi is an active network of innovators, partnering with communities around the world to inspire sustainable solutions. Our partners include the University of Oxford, UNHCR (the United Nation’s Agency for Refugees), Southern Methodist University, and Paul Quinn College.