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RESUME for Jane Roberts
1963 M.A. in French at
1964-1970 member of French Department of the
1970-73 taught part time at the
1974 to 1990 taught part time French and tennis at a community college and also gave private tennis lessons. With my husband raised two kids.
1991-1999 taught French and coached the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams at
1999-2001 tutored reading several hours a week at
2001 joined the PLANET campaign sponsored by the Hewlett and Packard Foundations to try to urge Americans to support international family planning.
2002 cofounded 34 Million Friends of the United Nations Population Fund
2003 Traveled to
2003 one of the Women of the Year for MS Magazine and received a Special Recognition Award from the Population, Reproductive Health, and Family Planning branch of the American Public Health Association.
2004 one of the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century for Women’s eNews.
2005 With Lois Abraham, nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by the 1000 Peace Women Project under the patronage of UNESCO in Bern,
2005 My book 34 MILLION FRIENDS of the Women of the World was published by LadybugPress.
Since 2002, I have traveled to 35 states and spoken at over 50 colleges and universities and to civic, law, environmental, women’s, church, and public health groups about 34 Million Friends and the deeper issues of population and development, of the environment, and of the human rights of women and girls. I have had perhaps 40 radio/TV interviews.
Since 2002 I have collected contact information for individuals, organizations, and media personnel, (about a 150 page list) whose interests may coincide with 34 Million Friends and with the film on gender inequality.
Oct. 2007 I attended the international conference on maternal health in
2007-2010 Involved in discussions about a major motion picture documentary about gender inequality worldwide with particular emphasis on women’s and girls’ access to education and health as it relates to the
I coordinate my activities with the United Nations Association,
2008 named Purpose Prize Fellow through Civic Ventures which encourages older Americans to have socially useful “encore” careers. www.encore.org
2009 Global Citizenship Award from the United Nations Association,
On 2010 Jane has written several published articles available at www.34millionfriends.org with a click on ARTICLES.
2010 Jane has written several published articles available at www.34millionfriends.org with a click on ARTICLES.