Mon, Jan 15|
“Diversity and Reconciliation” Winter Lecture Series at the Irish Hall
A force to be reckoned with - a brief look at how women shaped PEI over the last three centuries. “Diversity and Reconciliation” Winter Lecture Series opens with a lecture by author Theresa Redmond.
Time & Location
Jan 15, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
Charlottetown, 582 N River Rd, Charlottetown, PE C1E 1K1, Canada
About the event
Theresa Redmond has a Bachelor’s in Education and a Master’s in History. She worked for many years on historical issues, including as Senior Negotiator on treaties, and as a senior executive with the Canadian government in Ottawa. While there, she started and led for fifteen years a volunteer program of yoga and meditation with women prisoners for which she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
She has published numerous articles in the Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen, Charlottetown Guardian, Eastern Graphic and RED Magazine. Theresa received an Ottawa Citizen prize for her travel article on Costa Rica. She returned home to PEI in 2019 to live on her family farm in Kings County. She is involved with various volunteer organizations including Island Trails and The Island Walk and works part-time as a Negotiations Consultant for L’nuey, the Mi’kmaq rights organization.
She recently published her debut novel, Bound, historical fiction set in 1700s PEI. Bound has received a Heritage Recognition Award from the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation and a Silver Medal for Best Fiction in the Canada-East category by Independent Publishers Book Awards.
Doors open at 6:30 pm and admission is by donation. Everyone is welcome