Interview with Rona Roberts, November 4, 2004

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Rona Roberts (Philippines, 1973-1975; Community Development Program) describes her background and reasons for joining the Peace Corps, her job with the Bikol River Basin Development Project, including what she learned about community development from her Filipino mentors and her experience writing a grant proposal for a barefoot doctor program. She also talks about how the Peace Corps impacted her career and life, by motivating her to get a doctorate in organizational communication at the University of Kentucky and, as half of Roberts & Kay, organize many community efforts elsewhere and in Lexington.

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2004oh163_pc029

Interviewee Name

Rona Roberts

Interviewer Name

Angene H. Wilson

Interview Date

2004-11-04

Interview Keyword

Community development

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Roberts, Rona Interview by Angene H. Wilson. 04 Nov. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Roberts, R. (2004, November 04). Interview by A. H. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Roberts, Rona, interview by Angene H. Wilson. November 04, 2004, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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