Author, speaker and Journalist Amanda Lindout speaks at St. FX

Posted at 6:48 am on March 13, 2017 | Filed Under: News

St. FX hosted a  guest speaker that  discussed trauma, recovery and self-discovery. Amanda Lindhout is a bestselling author, speaker and journalist who was captured, tortured and held in captivity for 460 in Somalia. The event is being done in conjunction with International Women’s Week at St.FX.

Lindhout says talking about women’s rights is very important right now, given events that are happening worldwide. Lindhout says Canadian women are comparitevly lucky to women and girls living in other parts of the world. Sometime, we only have to look south for an example of this:

Lindhout returned to StFX to share her journey of self discovery Friday night in the Schwartz Auditorium. The talk was also streamed on line