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Senior UNICEF Education Advisor to speak at Rockford College May 2

Monday, May 02, 2011  
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For immediate release – 4/28/11
Rockford College Communications Office: 815-226-3374

Rockford, Ill. – Barbara Reynolds, Ed.D.,, Senior Advisor – Education with UNICEF New York, will speak at the college as the final lecture installment of the "Half the Sky” initiative spearheaded by civic leaders Jim and Pam Keeling. Dr. Reynolds’ lecture will take place in Regents Hall, 2nd floor Burpee Center,  on Monday, May 2, from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. where she will present, "Equity For, In and Through Education.” Dr. Reynolds’ focus is on human rights, education in the developing world, access to education for all, opportunities for those in the education profession and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Dr. Reynolds has worked for UNICEF for the past 20 years and spent time as a UNICEF representative in Botswana, Nigeria, China, and Angola.

Dr. Reynolds’ lecture is free and open to the public. Regents Hall is accessible. Her visit is co-sponsored by the Rockford College Department of Education.

For more information about Half the Sky, visit

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