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SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION RECONSTRUCTION IN EARTHQUAKE-STRICKEN SICHUAN, CHINA

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

PRESENTED BY
DR. SHERI XIAOYI LIAO

TIME: 12.30‐2.30 P.M. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2008*
PLACE: Horace Mann Hall 138, Teachers College
               525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027

       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 2008
       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.


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