Annual Scholarship Fundraiser
Please join us for an exceptional evening with international bestselling author Jennifer Robson. You will have an opportunity to meet and chat with one of your favourite Canadian authors and learn about her latest book, Our Darkest Night.
We may all be living through an upheaval in history right now, but it is other periods of tumult, namely two world wars, that Jennifer Robson is drawn to writing about in her novels.
The Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club (MLUWC) Scholarship Fund encourages education and life-long learning by awarding scholarships and bursaries to qualified and deserving West Island women.
All proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit the MLUWC Scholarship Fund which awards $12,000 annually to West Island women pursuing their education in Quebec. In addition to four scholarships for university students, we are proud to provide 17 bursaries to students from John Abbott College, Place Cartier Adult Education Centre and Centre d’éducation des adultes Jeanne Sauvé. In a year when our usual fundraising events have been disrupted, your support of this virtual event is most appreciated.
Biography: An academic by background, a former editor by profession, and a lifelong history nerd, Jennifer Robson is now a full time writer. An author of six international bestsellers set during and after the two world wars: Somewhere in France, After the War is Over, Moonlight Over Paris, Goodnight from London, The Gown and Our Darkest Night: A Novel of Italy and the Second World War. She was also a contributor to the acclaimed anthology Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War.
She studied French literature and Modern History as an undergraduate at King’s University College at Western University, and then attended Saint Antony’s College at the University of Oxford, where she obtained her doctorate in British economic and social history. While at Oxford, she was a Commonwealth Scholar and SSHRC Doctoral Fellow.
Jennifer lives in Toronto with her husband and children and shares her home office with Ellie the sheepdog and her feline companions Sam and Mika.
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