The Awakened Woman with Tererai Trent

Inspirations with Lisa Garr
S11:Ep1252 minsOctober 21, 2019
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How did Tererai Trent go from being an illiterate 14-year-old African bride to earning a doctorate and becoming one of the most recognizable voices for quality education and women’s empowerment? She dreamed an impossible dream — she dreamed she would go to America, be an undergraduate, earn a masters and PhD, and break the cycle of poverty in her family and in her village. She explains how she held to that dream; how she wouldn’t let it die; how she found strength in her mother and grandmother; and all the action she took to turn her dream into a reality. “It’s not your past that will define you; it is your dreams.”

Dr. Tererai Trent is one of today’s most internationally recognized voices for quality education and women’s empowerment. Distinguished as Oprah’s “All-Time Favorite Guest”, Dr. Trent is a scholar, humanitarian, motivational speaker, educator, mentor, and founder of Tererai Trent International.

Instructor/Host: Lisa Garr
Featuring: Tererai Trent
Video Language: English