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Jacqueline Cofield

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Jacqueline Cofield, the founder of J Rêve International LLC, is a multi-passionate, multidisciplinary cultural creative, educator, and yogini. Her global work includes programs with MAPP International Productions, Paramount International TV, Columbia Pictures, The Sundance Film Festival – New Frontier, Disney Corporation, Sony Music, The Peggy Guggenheim Museum, UNESCO, Give1Project, The Chicago Sinfonietta, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, The University of Southern California, Ithaca College Los Angeles, University of Rochester, and The New York City Department of Education.

Cofield has traveled to nearly 60 countries, resided in eight, and is trilingual (Spanish, French). She earned masters degrees from both the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and The City College of New York’s School of Education and a bachelor of fine arts from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Jacqueline studied biology at Yale University, art history at NYU Paris, France, cinema studies as a Rotary scholar at the University of Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela and NYU in Prague at FAMU. She achieved certification in vinyasa and hatha yoga instruction at the Vinyasa Yoga Foundation in Rishikesh, India. Cofield publishes Global Creativity Magazine and is an advocate for and speaker on the connection between the creative arts, STEAM and Multiple Intelligences.

“Rêver is French for ‘to dream.’ My creative team and I are proud dreamers, aspiring to enlighten, entertain and educate, simultaneously. Our goal is to bring people together through intercultural creative exposure. This pursuit informs all of the projects that we pursue. At the heart of creativity are peace and love.”