John Wood http://wmub.org en One man's fight against illiteracy around the world http://wmub.org/post/one-mans-fight-against-illiteracy-around-world <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It is estimated that there are 775 million people around the world who can’t read. Former Microsoft senior executive </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Leaving-Microsoft-Change-World-Entrepreneurs/dp/0061121088/ref=sr_1_2?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1364833500&amp;sr=1-2&amp;keywords=creating+room+to+read" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>John Wood</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> tell his story of starting a worldwide literacy effort in his book </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Creating-Room-Read-Battle-Literacy/dp/0670025984/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1364833500&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=creating+room+to+read" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Creating Room to Read</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and he speaks by phone with our Barbara Gray to share this amazing story. </span><a href="http://www.roomtoread.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Room to Read</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is now operating programs all over Asia and Africa.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:32:20 +0000 Barbara Gray 10981 at http://wmub.org One man's fight against illiteracy around the world