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Michele Landsberg

One of Canada's best known social justice activists

Michele Landsberg is an amazing woman. As a journalist and speaker she discusses issues that others shy away from or ignore, including the plight of women in developing countries and race and gender equality here at home.  Her work has brought many important issues to light and influenced countless opinion leaders across the country.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presentations

The Truth About Volunteerism: Get Rich Working for Free
How Michele became a full-time volunteer and discovered the startling rewards of not working for a living, and the reason why thousands of Canadians are discovering new meaning in their lives by giving away their most precious resource —time.

Equality and the Feminist Movement: Are We There Yet?
Forty years after the most recent wave of the feminist movement began surging, how are we doing? Is equality on a roll or all washed up? Lots of questions and some surprising answers.

Loving Kids, Loving Books
Reading can not only deepen your child’s intelligence, but build a bond between you that not even adolescence can break. We’ll discuss how to choose the best books for family reading, and why it’s so important.

  • "Landsberg is a "life-long catalyst for change, mentor, inspiration and advocate."

    - Dodi Robb Award

Summary Profile

Michele Landsberg is known as one of Canada’s most tireless and effective social justice activists.  Through NSB, she brings her incomparable experience and insight to audiences, and challenge them to explore the potential for human progress.

As a journalist and speaker she discusses issues that others shy away from or ignore, including the plight of women in developing countries and race and gender equality here at home.  Her work has brought many important issues to light and influenced countless opinion leaders across the country. She has been recognized with numerous awards such as the YWCA Women of Distinction Award and two National Newspaper Awards during her time at the Toronto Star.

Landsberg is a progressive thinker and a natural optimist.  She is outspoken and tenacious and insists on looking at all sides of an issue.

Audiences will see the vast potential for human progress and improvement, as Landsberg inspires listeners to become engaged in creating a more equal society for all.