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Pearl S. Buck International

Individuals with expertise on the life and legacy of Pearl S. Buck are available to enlighten your group and meet your needs for interesting, original programming with a wide variety of topics including but not limited to:

  • Our overseas mission in action
  • Multiculturalism
  • Life & legacy of Pearl S. Buck
  • Literary lectures
  • Pearl S. Buck book discussion
  • Test your knowledge of Pearl S. Buck

Contact us at 215-249-0100 to schedule a speaking engagement at your location or on site at Pearl S. Buck International at 520 Dublin Rd, Perkasie, PA 18944.

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Featured Speaker: Julie Henning

One of our most sought-after speakers is author, advocate, and educator Julie Henning. Julie Henning is an Amerasian born in South Korea during the Korean War. At age 13, she was brought to America by Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck and raised as her daughter in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Today, Julie has a family of her own—a loving husband, two married sons with wonderful wives, and five energetic grandsons. She is a retired teacher who loves to share her story of hope and grace with churches and civic organizations. She continues to advocate for Amerasians through newspaper articles, radio interviews, national television, and US Congressional hearings. Julie’s memoir, A Rose in a Ditch, was published in 2019. Julie was honored as Pearl S. Buck International’s Woman of Influence in 2020, an award that is bestowed on women who, like Pearl S. Buck, have distinguished themselves in their career, devotion to family and pursuit of humanitarian goals.