Educate a Girl and She Can Change the World: Plan International Canada 

Educate a girl and she can change the world.  I am an immigrant to this country. I came here at the age of 5 and my mother promptly signed herself up for ESL classes while she worked and put me into summer camp and school. English came easy, I devoured books, I was by all means gifted. The school tests confirmed it in grade 3 and I got to do ‘fun’ things that sparked my imagination and let me fuel an insatiable need to learn.  Then we moved.  And the program for gifted children was not available at my new…

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