Author of Three Cups of Tea Speaks at Redlands

Three Cups of Tea cover.

The University of Redlands and ESRI are excited to bring Greg Mortenson, the author of the #1 New York Times best-seller "Three Cups of Tea" and "Stones Into Schools" to speak to the campus community.

 Mortenson will speak at the Chapel on Wednesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the University of Redlands Office of Campus Diversity and Inclusion, ASUR Convocation Lecture Series, Chaplain's Office, ESRI and the Cummings Peace Lecture.

As co-founder and executive director of the Central Asian Institute, Mortenson is a dedicated contributor to education and literacy in the remote mountain regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan, since his K2 climb in 1993.

┬áHe is also the founder of Pennies for Peace, an international service organization geared towards raising funds for the construction of schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan – one penny at a time.

Tickets are available to the campus community on a first –come, first –serve basis in the Office of Campus Diversity and Inclusion.

For more information contact Leela MadhavaRau at 909-748-8285.

The University has a long tradition of encouraging and supporting study abroad.

More than 47 percent of Redlands undergraduates participate in study abroad programs.

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