'Three Cups of Tea': A Mother's Perspective, with Jerene Mortenson

2010-09-07 by News, Sports, and Art

Jerene Mortenson is the mother of Greg Mortenson, author of ‘Three Cups of Tea’ and ‘Stones into Schools.’ Jerene explained how she has contributed to Greg’s efforts to help children in Pakistan and Afghanistan have access to education where it never existed before, and to broaden and enrich education where it exists in the developed world so that students have the opportunity to become more educated global citizens. This event was sponsored by the UAA School of Social Work.

This talk was recorded on Aug. 27, 2010 in the Wendy Williamson Auditorium.

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