University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Sylvia Acevedo


Literacy Connects

Sylvia Acevedo is an award-winning entrepreneur who has earned worldwide recognition for her work in addressing one of society’s most vexing challenges--universal access to education. Sylvia currently serves as the CEO for the Girl Scouts of the United States. She is the author of "Path to the Stars."

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Scheduled events:
Facing Obstacles with Determination
The obstacles of life can seem insurmountable and discouraging unless faced with determination and a willingness to hope.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Sylvia Acevedo, David Bowles, Lindsey Stoddard
Moderator: Marney Welmers
Telling the Stories of People Who Take Action
These authors of memoirs and biographies of people from different life pathways. They will talk about how they tell their stories to highlight taking action to influence the world and achieve life goals.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Sylvia Acevedo, G. Neri, Pamela Turner, Andrea Warren
Moderator: Hannah Gomez

Books:
Path to the Stars
Children / Teens
HMH Books for Young Readers
September 2018
ISBN 9781328809568
$17.99, INSTORE
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Camino a las Estrellas
Children / Teens
HMH Books for Young Readers
September 2018
ISBN 9781328809575
$8.99, INSTORE
Buy now

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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