"Some of the most fascinating stories are the ones few people get to hear about…"

BACK FROM AN INCREDIBLE JOURNEY

There is always so much to think about after spending countless hours speaking to members of a particular community…my journey to Morocco to meet with the Amazigh People is no exception.  I will be posting more shortly…THANK YOU to everyone who helped make this story possible!!!
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CURRENTLY IN MOROCCO

Please visit the OYOW Facebook page for updates and pictures from the field – more to come shortly!!!  
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Kicking off the New Year…

I am thrilled to announce that the first OYOW departure of 2014 is right around the corner! THANK YOU to everyone who helped make this journey possible!!! More to come shortly…
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FAQs: “How are the OYOW stories produced?”

OYOW is a low-budget “one-woman-band” initiative.  All stories are singlehandedly shot and produced in the field within the one-week timeframe of my visit. For more information please visit the “How it Works” page or follow OYOW on Facebook.
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FAQs – “How do you reach remote communities?”

I often find myself answering similar questions with respect to OYOW, so I had an idea. Here’s the first of several FAQs videos to come: “OYOW Q&A: Reaching Remote Communities”…if you have a question – please do not hesitate to ask/send them my way!
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OYOW (INBOX): “Smiles on Us” Chapman Mills Dental

Here’s what some people were up to during the Holidays in Ottawa…on behalf of everyone you’ve helped – THANK YOU for being You!!! OYOW (INBOX): “SMILES ON US” Chapman Mills Dental / DEC. 21. 2013 / OTTAWA, CANADA
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OLDIES BUT GOODIES…

In the process of re-building the OYOW website much of the previous updates and posts have been deleted (my apologies – the task proved to be a little finicky – still with many kinks that  need to be ironed out). That said, I will try to re-populate this section as...
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OYOW: UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – JAMES ANAYA / Ottawa

JAMES ANAYA – OCTOBER 25, 2013 National Press Gallery, OTTAWA After spending the last nine days touring the country, professor James Anaya, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, concluded his visit to Canada today by presenting his preliminary report at...
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OYOW Meeting the H.O.P.E Club – Longfields Davidosn Heights Secondary School

Dear H.O.P.E Members, It was both a privilege and an honour to have met you, and to have engaged in great discussion! As cliche as this may sound, you have given me hope in the future through your eagerness to foster positive change. You are bright, strong, and inspiring –...
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