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Meet Me in St. Louis by Gail Benick

Meet Me in St. Louis by Gail Benick

When I began to write Memory’s Shadow, my second novel, I knew the story had to be set in St. Louis. As the old adage goes: ‘Write what you know.’ Although I have not lived in Missouri for decades, St. Louis is my birthplace and the site of my fondest childhood...
Gender and Leadership by Gail Benick

Gender and Leadership by Gail Benick

Until recently, modern western democracies have excluded women from political leadership and disparaged their ability to lead, as if there is something contradictory in being female and a leader. Women who do achieve positions of leadership face misogynist media...
First Nations Still in Limbo by Nasreen Pejvack

First Nations Still in Limbo by Nasreen Pejvack

I arrived in Canada as a new immigrant in the 1980s, and soon began my life by learning about the education system and planning my options. Whenever I had free time, I would look for people who might be the Native peoples of this land that I had learned about in my...