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Media Advisory: Author Tererai Trent to give lecture at MU

March 5th, 2019

Story Contact: Cailin Riley, 573-882-4870,

WHAT:           As a part of Black History Month and International Women’s Day, the University of Missouri College of Education will host a lecture by Tererai Trent, an award-winning scholar, humanitarian and author of The Awakened Woman—A Guide for Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams. Trent will address issues of social justice through education, empowerment of girls and women, and universal access to quality education.

WHO:              Tererai Trent, author, humanitarian and founder of Tererai Trent International, Oprah Winfrey’s “All-Time Favorite Guest”



6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5

Missouri Theatre

203 S. 9th Street

NOTE:            Trent will be available for a limited time following her lecture. Reporters interested in speaking with her are encouraged to contact Cailin Riley at or 573 882-4870.