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"In Terror's Wake" Official Kickstarter Launch
Fri. 28 October 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm AWST
About The Event
Join us for the official launch of Sciosity's highly anicipated Kickstarter Campaign at the amazing WA Club!
The night will feature an introduction to our awareness project "In Terror's Wake", a talk from inspriational figures from the regions we're going to be featuring, followed by a Q&A with the team members embarking on the project, with the remainder of the night dedicated to networking and virtual reality demonstrations.
- Entry to the event
- Gourmet canapes
- Experience virtual reality first hand with cutting-edge equipment
- Early access to Kickstarter rewards
- Access to WA Club's cash bar
Standard Ticket (strictly limited): $35
Early Bird Ticket (SOLD OUT): $25
100% of ticket proceeds going towards the "In Terror's Wake" project
About The Project
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” - Fred Rogers
In the wake of ongoing war and terror throughout parts of the Middle East, countless incredible stories of bravery and compassion arise from humanitarians, community leaders, and every-day people. "In Terror's Wake" is our project to find these unsung heroes, and take you to share in their experience. In order to undertake this, our team will travel to various countries in the Middle East to film a virtual reality documentary of compassion in the wake of conflict. In order to do this, we are currently fundraising across a variety of mediums to make an impact through this project that no other awarness project has been able to, by immersing people into the reality of the region.
Freya was born in Iran as an Afghan refugee, and settled in Australia about 8 years ago. Today, she is an entrepreneur, with a background in digital marketing, eCommerce and business consultation. But first and foremost, Freya is a humanitarian, a women’s rights advocate, and has worked on a variety of initiatives aimed at challenging the stereotypes of Muslims and Middle Easterners within the Western World.
After settling in Australia from Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, Mazin became heavily embedded in the social impact and nonprofit sector, with particular focus on bridging gaps between Australians and Muslim refugees / asylum seekers. From volunteering every year at Musallah during the month of Ramadan to distribute free food to various communities, to spearheading large scale awareness campaigns to tackle issues ranging from Cancer research to the Nepal Earthequakes, to his current project with the Centre for Asylum Seekers Refugees and Detainees.
Zainab works as a consultant researcher at UWA & NYU with an academic background in Political Science from Brown University. In 2016, Zainab co-founded WORD Ink and launched Pakistan's first poetry slam, as well as other programs creating safe spaces for the youth to respond to the insecurity around them in a non-violent manner. She has also worked in Peshawar, with the Ministry of Change to coordinate the Trauma Counseling, Training, Art Therapy and Media Awareness efforts in the Aftermath of the Army Public School Shooting in 2015. She serves on the People's Climate March & International Women's Day Celebration Steering Committee's and also works with the In Search for Safety program at the Australian Red Cross and the Humanitarian Settlement Services at the Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre in Perth, WA. Last but not least, Zainab has also facilitated workshops on writing as healing and empowerment at the women's prison at Rhode Island, and to trauma victims in Pakistan.
Where are the proceeds going?
100% of all proceeds from ticket sales and Kickstarter proceeds will be going to the awarness project "In Terror's Wake". This is not intended as a 'for profit' event.
How do I find WA Club?
WA Club is located on the Penthouse floor of 12 St George's Terrace, accessible in the lobby elevator furthest to the right.
WA Club is upholds a minimum dress standard for events. Minimum standards advised directly from the Club are as follows:
Gentlemen: Tailored trousers, collared business shirt and appropriate footwear
Ladies: Smart attire appropriate to the dress requirement of the gentlemen
The following are not acceptable:
Denim, shorts, short sleeved shirts, casual shirts, runners, boat shoes
Where can I park?
As the event is within the CBD, parking at CPP bays is recommended over Wilson bays. The closest ones are Terrace Road (near Elizabeth Quay / Victoria Ave), Council House, and Hay St near Mercure Hotel.
Will food be served?
Yes, canapes will be provided throughout the event. We also have vegetarian options. If you have other dietary requirements please inform
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, we will have attendees registered in our own database
What is the refund policy?
Refunds will be granted provided 24 hours notice is given