A chance visit to Rwanda as a tourist in 2001 changed Cathy Emmerson's life. The former real estate agent from B.C. tells her story to Tara Heidger, reflecting on how she found a new community and built a small development organization along the way.
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Global journalism fellow, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Tara Heidger is a fellow in global journalism at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She holds a dual Masters of International Affairs and International Urban Planning from Columbia University where she focused her studies on human displacement and post-conflict rural and urban planning. She is also a US Iraq War veteran.