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Meet the Author: Rachel Simon
Start Date: 4/5/2013Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/5/2013End Time: 1:30 PM

Event Description
The Office of Equality and Diversity is partnering with Faculty Development & Equity to host local author, Rachel Simon.

Rachel Simon is an award-winning author of six books and a nationally-recognized public speaker on issues related to diversity and disability. Her titles include the bestsellers, The Story of Beautiful Girl and Riding The Bus with My Sister. Both books are frequent selections of book clubs and school reading programs around the country. Rachel's work has been adapted for theater, NPR, the Lifetime Channel, and Hallmark Hall of Fame, whose adaptation of Riding The Bus With My Sister starred Rosie O' Donnell and Andie McDowell, and was directed by Anjelica Huston.

Ms. Simon graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1981 with a Bachelors degree in Anthropology. She received an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College in 1988. Ms. Simon has taught creative writing at a number of local colleges, included Penn State Abington, University of the Arts, and Bryn Mawr College.

Join us as we welcome Rachel Simon to our University.

James E. Marks Intercultural Center
April 5, 2013
12:00 – 1:30pm

Lunch will be provided.

To RSVP and for more information, please contact Janeile Johnson at JJ96@drexel.edu.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Equality and Diversity at 215-571-3839.
Contact Information:
Name: Janeile Johnson
Phone: 215-571-3839
Email: JJohnson@drexel.edu
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Location:
James E. Marks Intercultural Center, 1st Floor Exhibition Gallery
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