Jerusalem Capital Studios (JCS) International and
UN Women for Peace Association
Host Opening Cocktail Party
International Emmy World Television Festival
November 18, 2016
Michal Grayevsky and Ban Soon-taek
Photo Credit: Patrick McMullen
On Friday, November 18 Jerusalem Capital Studios (JCS) International, the media company owned by philanthropist and Jewish leader,the Honorable Ronald S. Lauder, partnered with UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) to host the opening cocktail party for the International Emmy World Television Festival for the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The guest list included Edgar Baptista, Sharon Bush, Robin Cofer, Dominick D'Alleva, Ambassador Rosemary DeCarlo, Wendy Diamond, Olivia Flatto, Montgomery Frazier and Ben Mindich, Susan Gutfreund, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Jana Jaffe, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcukva (Head of UN Women), Ms. Ban Soon-taek (Patron of UN Women Peace Association), Dame Gillian Sackler, Leesa Rowland, Stephanie Stokes, Barbara Tober, Ambassador &Mrs. Peter Wilson, Larry Wohl, and Barbara & Bruce Winston. The evening also featured a performance by America’s Got Talent finalist Jayna Brown.
Rema DuPont, Barbara Winston, Ban Soon-taek, Michal Grayevsky, Sharon Bush,
Nassrin Iromloo Zahehi
The evening speakers included: Michal Grayevsky (President of JCS Group and JCS International), Hon. Ronald S. Lauder (Owner of Jerusalem Capital Studios International), Barbara Winston (President of UNWFPA), Fred Cohen (Chairman of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences), and Camille Bidermann.
UN Women For Peace Association's board members were also there to celebrate the evening: Rema DuPont, Valbona Neritani, Sharon Bush, and Nassrin Iromloo Zahehi.
At the event, JCS and the International Emmys announced a 10 year, $1.5 million commitment and the launch of the JCS International Young Creatives Award.
The event celebrated women and peace, recognizing that the arts have long unified communities and catalyzed conversation. In a year that has seen a particular focus on women and their global contributions, JCS International teamed up with the UNWFPA to honor women at the United Nations, an iconic symbol of peace and prosperity around the world.