Greg Mortensen

Presidential Speaker Series Greg Mortensen

Promoting Peace Through Education (2011)

The Spring 2011 Presidential Speaker Series featured Greg Mortenson, best-selling author of Three Cups of Tea and Stones Into Schools. In his speech, Mr. Mortenson spoke about how a failed mountain climb attempt led to efforts to educate young women and men and foster peace in remote, war-torn villages in Pakistan and Afghanistan. For more information about Greg Mortenson's humanitarian efforts, visit Central Asia Institute.