HATCH Kicks Off Global Impact Series at The Rialto with international human rights attorney, Kimberley Motley joined by Grammy-nominated musicians KT Tunstall, Philip Sheppard, Paul Durham, and celebrated spoken word artist Steve Connell in a multi-media masterpiece interwoven with music, stories, film, live theatre, and poetry.
This event kicks off the HATCH Global Impact Series at the Rialto in Bozeman, Montana, merging entertainment, inspiration, and clear direction to activate solutions for social and environmental challenges. HATCH is a non-profit with local roots connecting people to resources and a global network to activate ideas that will hatch a better world.
Proceeds from the event benefit Motley’s The Identity Project, a revolutionary plan utilizing the law to empower women around the world, and the HATCH Student Scholarship Fund, broadening horizons for tomorrow’s leaders. Both organizations have 501c3 status and all donations are tax deductible.
Kimberley Motley has been featured in The New York Times, for her unique role as the first and only international attorney navigating Afghan law to gain asylum for women whose lives were in danger for expressions of independence that defied cultural standards. She is the founder and CEO of Motley Legal Services, and a global human rights philanthropist donating at least 30% of profits to social and human rights causes. She is also the founder of the non-profit Motley Cares Foundation. Her unique experience and expertise are sought after around the globe especially for her message around Justness, which means using laws for their intended purpose: to protect. Because of her work, clients feel protected, not abandoned, by the law. She now represents clients on every continent except Antarctica.
KT Tunstall’s debut album inspired a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, and her popular hit “Suddenly I See” was featured in the soundtrack for The Devil Wears Prada.
Philip Sheppard is the CEO and Co-Founder of the revolutionary music tech startup, LifeScore. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry and composed 60+ film and theatrical scores, including the Star Wars: Force Awakens Comic Con trailer. Philip’s latest collaboration with Odesza was nominated for two 2018 Grammy Awards.
Steve Connell is an actor, poet, and transformative entertainer whose live performances are as dynamic as the words he delivers. He has entertained at private performances for President Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, and Norman Lear.
Paul Durham is a singer-songwriter for the band Black Lab, whose songs have been featured in multiple feature films, TV shows, and commercials, including Spider-Man, House MD, and The Covenant.
In its 15th year, HATCH connects innovative minds to resources and a global network to activate solutions. The HATCH mission is to identify and address the most pressing local, domestic and global challenges and encourage multi-disciplinary approaches to problem solving. The goal of the HATCH Solutions Accelerator is to support innovators and projects making forward progress on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/ … -goals.html (SDGs). The SDGs are a universal call to actions centered around equality, poverty, the environment, global warming and restoring peace and prosperity. HATCH produces two annual summits (Big Sky, and France), a series of NextGen Mentorship programs, and HATCH Labs which are designed to solve challenges.