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Dr. Tererai Trent to Mizzou

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Education, School, and Counseling Psychology and The Bridge in the College of Education in collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Outreach Initiatives in the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri are welcoming internationally recognized author and speaker Dr. Tererai Trent to Mizzou on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 6:30 pm at the Missouri Theatre.

Dr. Trent is distinguished as one of Oprah Winfrey’s “All-Time Favorite Guest”, Dr. Trent is a scholar, humanitarian, motivational speaker, educator, mentor. During her visit to Mizzou, Dr. Trent will address issues of social justice through education, empowerment of girls and women, and universal access to quality education. Her 2017 book, The Awakened Woman as well as her children’s book “The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can” inspires and challenges the potential within each of us. Please visit https://tererai.org/about_tererai/  and watch this video<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hL3Teaeo5qo&t=44s> to learn more about Dr. Trent’s experiences and storied career.

Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Tererai Trent

March 5, 2019 at Missouri Theatre

Doors open at 6pm, performance by Chiyedza Mbira Ensemble followed by Dr. Trent at 6:30 pm

Free and open to the public

Contact: Mizzou Ed Bridge at 573-882-0511 or MizzouEdDiversity@missouri.edu for more information

Books may be checked out at the Daniel Boone Regional Library or purchased at Skylark Bookshop

Theresa Metz, The Bridge, College of Education

Tina Edholm, Education, School, & Counseling Psychology, College of Education

Tojan Rahhal, Diversity and Outreach Initiatives, College of Engineering

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Date:
March 5
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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