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Hélène Tremblay

Author, photographer and speaker

Pioneer of the view that to know one another is essential to human evolution, Helene Tremblay, initiated the ambitious journey of presenting Humanity to Humanity, an adventure unfolding over 3 decades. In each of the 116 countries travelled she has lived with a family representative of the living conditions of the majority. From sunrise to sunset, hour by hour, she has shared the small events that shape daily lives globally. This innovative research has provided Helen with an intimate knowledge of the people and societies of humanity and those cultural values and environmental factors that inform their being and striving.

Author of 15 books depicting an intimate portrait of daily life worldwide, Helen’s books are published and distributed in Canada, USA, Australia and France.

Photographer of a series of thematic works narrating life’s ritualized moments as lived across cultures, Helene’s photographs have been exhibited in France , Germany, twice at the United Nations in New York and at the Cultural Foundation of Abu Dhabi.

Speaker, Helene Tremblay has engaged over 100,000 participants in conferences spanning Europe, Africa the Middle East and North America through her inspired ability to bring audiences into the homes, lives and heart of humanity. She nows offer, following her conference, a workshop entitled "Show your strength, show your spirit."

This project has received support from CIDA, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNESCO as well as companies such as Olympus and Body Shop International.

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No Country Is Truly 'Great' In A Global Society

Politicians know they cannot truly say, "We are the greatest." Instead, they say "let us be great again." I heard a politician say that in India this year. These words are echoed in many regions of the world -- it's not just Donald Trump. But which country was ever great in the greatest sense of the word?
10/17/2016 03:32 EDT