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Lessons from 3-11 with Dr. Jackie Steele

Updated: Apr 5



Today I'm talking to Dr. Jackie Steele. Jackie, a Canadian, Political Scientist and Diversity Advocate, was in Sendai on March 11, 2011, and this experience influenced the course of her life.

We talk about:

  • How Jackie came to be in Japan, after years of Japanese study

  • Why Jackie was in Sendai on March 11th, 2011 when the earthquake and tsunami struck

  • Her experience on that day and how they escaped the disaster zone

  • How she found a way to contribute using her unique skills and knowledge

  • The challenge with the Japanese legal family definition and system