U.S. Mission Uganda Hosts Fashion Show & Youth Entrepreneurship Reception

By US Department of State
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KAMPALA, Uganda, November 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- U.S. Mission Uganda is partnering with Kas Wear clothing label to host a fashion show and youth entrepreneurship reception in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Ten up-and-coming Ugandan fashion designers have accepted the challenge to create an outfit for an American diplomat that represents U.S.-Uganda partnership. Judges for the fashion show are Ambassador Scott DeLisi, Ms. Judith Allen Heard, and Mr. Madoi Lattif. Audience members will include Ugandan youth entrepreneurs from various fields and fashion industry experts. The winning designer will be profiled on the Embassy's Facebook page, receive a feature in a fashion magazine, be mentored by Ras Kasozi of Kas Wear, and create a look for an American diplomat to be worn at an upcoming high-profile event.

U.S. Mission Uganda's Fashion Show & Youth Entrepreneurship Reception will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Ambassador Scott DeLisi's residence at 13 Hill Lane in Kololo. Ambassador DeLisi will deliver remarks before the fashion show begins.

Journalists interested in attending this event should arrive at Ambassador DeLisi's residence no later than 5:30 p.m. to clear security. If planning to attend, please RSVP to Peter Eriki on [email protected] by 12:00 noon on November 17, 2014.