The next best thing to owning a crystal ball

I needed a new job. My job as a social worker was becoming increasingly incompatible with my job as a mother of three, and my writing job alone couldn’t pay the bills. My friend suggested I contact Lorna MacEachern, the Associate Director for Student Engagement in the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Apparently, Lorna was seeking… Read More The next best thing to owning a crystal ball

Crossing the Seas: Behind the Blood and the Hope of African Students 

“I don’t know what I am doing here,” he said. This is a statement I heard recently from a colleague from the African continent studying at McGill University. Poking further, I needed to understand the perspectives, his challenges and what could have led to making such a statement. My understanding through relating with many ambitious young people over the years is the level… Read More Crossing the Seas: Behind the Blood and the Hope of African Students