• By Raegen Luntz
  • Posted Wednesday, February 6, 2019

"My Journey from Liberia to America" presented by Dr. Dwedor Morais Ford

Dr. Dwedor Morais Ford will be sharing her personal journey from Liberia to America with all its setbacks and triumphs. Dr. Ford is the author of the children’s book “L is for Liberia” and the co-author of the biography “Dr. Francis W. M. Morais: His Fight for Humanity.” Join us as we learn Dr. Ford’s amazing story.

All ages are welcome to attend.

Dr. Dwedor Morais Ford is an educator, an author, a writer, a community organizer, and an entrepreneur. Born in Liberia, she became an American citizen more than 40 years ago.

As a little girl, Dr. Ford dreamed of becoming a dentist, but her trajectory changed during her second year of college when she realized her passion for language and communication. This passion led her to earn several degrees in education and language arts: A bachelor’s in education from Cuttington University, a master’s in English education from the University of Central Arkansas, an Educational Specialist in Educational Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and a Doctorate in Rhetoric and Technical Communication from New Mexico State University.

She has been employed as faculty and administrator at several institutions of higher learning including the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Clayton State University, Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina Central University, and Davidson County Community College. Dr. Ford has a strong commitment to teaching writing with computers, both face-to-face and online, to enhance learning and to offer students the opportunity to build technology competencies.

Dr. Dwedor Morais Ford is the President of the International Association for Women, Winston-Salem Chapter and the Founder/President of WinH TellingStories, LLC, founder of the NC HBCU Writing Center Consortium, and the founder of America Serves of Winston-Salem, NC.

Friday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m.
Lewisville Branch Library Auditorium

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