Kristen V. Carter is an award-winning filmmaker, television producer, and motivational speaker from Newark, New Jersey. She has produced for a variety of television’s top programs including NBC’s The Voice, Lifetime’s Project Runway, and MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew. In addition, Kristen has served as a speech writer for Viacom executives, including BET’s CEO Debra Lee. Kristen has a deep‐rooted passion for entrepreneurship and content creation. In 2007, she founded JazziDreamer Entertainment LLC, a multimedia company specializing in writing and production services. Since that time, Kristen has written three feature length screenplays and continues to create scripted and non-scripted projects for tv, web, and film including the award-winning short film First Date (2013), which is currently broadcasting on Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE TV Network. Kristen has won several awards for her achievements, including the Cosby Screenwriting Fellowship (2011) and the Best First Time Filmmaker Award at the San Francisco Black Film Festival (2013). She is currently writing the feature film version of First Date and pitching two docu-series projects. Kristen is a proud graduate of Hofstra University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television/Video Production. Whether it’s through screen or stage, Kristen’s ultimate goal is to inspire the world through edutainment!