Anne Bishop (October 22)

Equity Educator, Author; Master of Theological Studies with a specialty in adult education and social justice, St. Stephens College, University of Alberta

Presenting on: Friday, October 22, 2021

Session Title: Participant in Racism Panel 

Speaker Biography: Anne Bishop has been an activist for five decades in organizations dedicated to local, international, environmental, food, fibre, racial and LGBTQ+ justice. For just as long, she has made her living doing adult education, facilitation, research, writing and editing with a particular love for teaching equity and community leadership. She has co-authored four books on adult and popular education, one on the Canadian food system, and is the author of two books about allies, Becoming an Ally: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression in People (1994, 2002, 2015) and Beyond Token Change: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression in Institutions (2005). In 2019, she published her first novel, Under the Bridge. Anne and her partner are in process of retiring from their small farm where they raised sheep, chickens, veggies, berries and tree fruit. She has a passion for spinning and knitting wool.