Judy Rebick

Judy Rebick is a well-known social justice activist, writer, educator and speaker. Her latest books are Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political and Occupy This! Her other books include Ten Thousand Roses: The Making of a Feminist Revolution (Penguin 2005) and Imagine Democracy (Douglas and McIntyre 2000) .

Founding publisher of rabble.ca, Canada’s popular independent online news and discussion site, Judy continues to blog on rabble and on The Walrus web site. She is perhaps best known to Canadians as a former president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, Canada’s largest women’s group. During the 1990’s, Judy was the host of a two national TV show on CBC Newsworld and is a frequent commentator on CBC radio and television. She was also a well known spokesperson for the pro-choice movement during the fight to legalize abortion in the 1980’s.

Judy was the first CAW Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy. She was also a regular on the media panel for Q on CBC radio.