NAZANIN AFSHIN-JAM is an award-winning international human rights and democracy activist, a public speaker and the co-founder and president of the organization Stop Child Executions. Born in Iran and raised in Vancouver, Afshin-Jam holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and political science, and a master’s degree in diplomacy with a concentration in international conflict management. She splits her time between Ottawa, New Glasgow and Paris.
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SUSAN McCLELLAND is a feature writer, an investigative journalist and the author of The Bite of the Mango, which was published to both literary and popular acclaim. McClelland has won numerous national and international awards for her work, including two Amnesty International Media Awards for excellence in human rights reporting. Her writing has appeared in such publications as The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, Maclean’s, Chatelaine and The Walrus.