Jan Wong

The Woman Who Started a Travelling Supper Club

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada Living
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg After a fateful trip to Paris, Ackerman was inspired to turn her love of travel, food, art and culture into a business. So she launched Butter and Egg Road, a travel-inspired private members' club that brings together an international community of like-minded people to share their love of food, art and culture during weekend social events in different cities across North America.

Courageous Women Who Follow Their Hearts

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.13.2012 | Canada Impact
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpgIt requires bravery to start a business, ask for a job promotion, travel the world solo, direct a film, rock climb, or make a lifestyle change. It also takes courage to follow your heart. On my web TV talk show, I have had the privilege of interviewing many successful women. These are women from all walks of life who boldly take inspired action, do something beyond the ordinary and, in their own ways, make a difference in the lives of others.

Globe's Reaction to Jan Wong Depression Put Journalism in a Sad Place

Peter Worthington | Posted 08.09.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Jan Wong was one of Canada's ace reporters. She won readers and admirers for the Globe and Mail. Then suddenly, a couple of years ago, she vanished from the pages of her paper. Why? Because she suffered from depression, and management refused to acknowledge the fact; they thought she was just being lazy. One has some sympathy with the Globe's misunderstanding, but it's come at the cost of the thinning of the ranks of honest frontline journalism.

Jan Wong On Losing Her Job, Regaining Her Life and How Depression Is Like Pregnancy

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada Living

What happens when you're a leading journalist at a national newspaper -- and workplace stress leaves you too depressed to write? For Jan Wong, formerl...

When it Comes to the Media, Nice Isn't Always Better Than Naughty

Jonathan Naymark | Posted 09.23.2011 | Canada
Jonathan Naymark

In light of the British phone hacking scandal, such media purity may seem like a good thing