Dr. Tererai Trent has just announced some good news in her Tweet below:
Statues of Equality is set to launch in #NYC this summer. I am incredibly honored to be standing among the World's Top 10 Most Inspiring Women 'Sculpted for Equal Rights'! Come August 26 and celebrate the empowerment of women and big dreams! #StatuesForEquality pic.twitter.com/HJTYAF1Rz1
— Tererai Trent (@TereraiTrent) May 4, 2019
For starters, Dr. Tererai Trent is a Zimbabwean-American academic. She is among the most internationally recognized voices for quality education and women’s empowerment. Distinguished as Oprah Winfrey’s “All-Time Favorite Guest,” Tererai is a scholar, humanitarian, motivational speaker, educator, author, and founder of Tererai Trent International.
She was further motivated to pursue her dreams after meeting with Jo Luck, president, and CEO of Heifer International who told her that her dreams were achievable if she believed.
Trent is an adjunct professor in Monitoring & Evaluation in Global Health at Drexel University, School of Public Health. She has vast experience in program and policy evaluation and has worked on five continents for major humanitarian organizations.
Dr. Trent partnered Oprah Winfrey and Save the Children to provide universal access to quality education while also empowering rural communities. Eleven schools are being built in Zimbabwe and education has been improved for over 5,000 children so far.
Dr. Trent won the 2018 NAACP Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Instructional) for her book, The Awakened Woman—Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams. She was a keynote speaker at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit.
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