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Title: SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION RECONSTRUCTION IN EARTHQUAKE‐STRICKEN SICHUAN, CHINA

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SEMINAR ON CHINESE EDUCATION
CENTER ON CHINESE EDUCATION
TEACHERS COLLEGE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Dr. Liao is President of Global Village of Beijing. She is a leading environmentalist and advocate for
sustainable development in China. Recognized internationally for her efforts, Ms. Liao was awarded the
2000 Sophie Prize in Norway and the 2001 Banksia International Award in Australia. In 2002, she was
awarded one of the “Ten Outstanding Women in China” by the magazine Chinese Women; and became
an environmental advisor of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
She was honored the “Green Guider” by China National Planting Tree Committee in 2003 and became
one of the “Ten National Outstanding Women” in 2004. In 2005, Ms. Liao won the “Annual economic
figure Social commonweal Award” by China Central Television (CCTV). In 2006, she was honored
Green Chinese Annual Figure

*Refreshment will be provided at 12.30 p.m. and presentation will begin at 1.00 p.m.



Type: Lectures & Talks

Location: Horace Mann Hall 138

Start Time: 9/29/2008 12:30:00 PM

End Time: 9/29/2008 2:30:00 PM

Website: www.tc.columbia.edu/centers/coce