JENNIFER RAWLINGS

JENNIFER RAWLINGS

JENNIFER RAWLINGS

Session 2

Jennifer Rawlings grew up in Salina, Kansas, went to college to study biology, and decided to become a stand-up comedian instead. Jennifer is the proud mother of five children and lives with her family in Los Angeles. Jennifer has shared the stage with everyone from the late George Carlin to the Vice-President of the United States. In 2014 Jennifer was named one of the “21 Change makers of the 21st Century” by Women’s E News.

Jennifer often leaves her brood to entertain the troops. She has performed in over 300 military shows in Iraq, Afghanistan, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, UAE, Djibouti, Bahrain, Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Korea, Kwajelean, Guam, Japan, Iceland and dozens of other countries.

It was during these trips to war zones that Jennifer added the title documentary filmmaker to her list of jobs. Jennifer’s powerful directorial debut: “Forgotten Voices: Women in Bosnia”.

Rawlings has written numerous essays and magazine articles for national publications including The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, and Hybrid Mom. She has written television specials and after dinner speeches for prominent world leaders.

@JennLuRawlings