Meet the Author with Mark Winston
Sisterhood’s Book & a Bite Group presents,
Meet the Author:
“Bee Time – Lessons from the Hive”
by Mark Winston
TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017
at 7:15–9:00 PM
At Temple Sholom
Metro Vancouver author, Mark Winston, will talk about his experiences over 30 years of walking into apiaries, and the lessons learned from a life spent among the bees.
The evening includes a lecture,
discussion and light refreshments
Everyone welcome, invite your spouse, family and friends.
RSVP to Alisa Streat by Thursday, March 30, 2017 c/o Sisterhood
by phone at 604.200.0539 (voice mail)
or by email at email@example.com
Mark L. Winston is the recipient of the 2015 Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction for his book “Bee Time: Lessons From the Hive.” One of the world’s leading experts on bees and pollination, Dr. Winston is also an internationally recognized researcher, teacher and writer. He directed Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue for 12 years, where he founded the Centre’s Semester in Dialogue, a program that creates leadership development opportunities that equip and empower students contribute to social change in communities.
As a consultant and thought leader, Dr. Winston partners with universities, corporations, NGOs, governments and communities to advance communication skills, engage public audiences with controversial issues through dialogue, and implement experiential learning and community engagement in educational institutions. As an award-winning writer and editor, he works with students, scientists, other professionals and writers to develop compelling non-fiction, from proposals and newspaper opinion pieces to manuscripts and books.
Bee Time: Lessons From the Hive. There are powerful lessons to be learned from bees about how we humans can better understand our place in nature, engage the people and events surrounding us with greater focus and clarity, interact more effectively in our relationships and communities, and open ourselves to a deeper understanding of who we are as individuals, communities and a species. He will talk about his experiences over 30 years of walking into apiaries, and the lessons learned from a life spent among the bees.