Montreal, Québec, Canada
Paige Gilmar is a print-broadcast journalist, nonprofit head, pen-for-hire, and literary fiend. She graduated with two BAs in English literature and psychology from Canada’s Harvard, McGill University, and is now a graduate student enrolled in New York University’s American Journalism Online Master’s program. Over the past five years, she has worked for such publications as Publishers Weekly, Trend Privé Magazine, and FINE Living and Dining Magazine. She’s been recognized for her writing as well, receiving the Harvard Book Prize in 2014. A jack-of-all-trades, she is also the founder and CEO of mental health initiative Asking Jude, providing free, remote peer counseling to over 30,000 users around the world with her team of university-level psychology students. She currently works as an admissions consultant for PrepScholar, counseling students to ensure their admittance into some of the world’s best universities. In her virtually nonexistent free time, she enjoys writing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry as well as playing classical and jazz piano.
May 17, 2022
The New Mandala: This Iranian Painter Is Turning an Ancient Art into Therapy
Tazhib, Iran’s oldest art form, has been on the decline, making artists like this one key to the preservation of Iranian culture.
May 2, 2022
A Costly Rain Check: South Africa in National State of Disaster after Durban Floods
Weeks after South Africa lifted the National State of Disaster for the first time since the start of the pandemic […]
April 5, 2022
The Embrace: How Physical Touch Transformed 30 Strangers
"It was incredibly uplifting. It was just an opportunity to let go, to be yourself, and to be authentic and share compassion and kindness with total strangers."
March 8, 2022
‘Make Blini Not War’: Russian Montrealers Serve Up Sweets to Protest Ukraine Invasion
As images of war fill up screens and websites across the world, Russian Montrealers are protesting against the Ukrainian War […]
March 1, 2022
Impact of Biden’s SOTU Address on the Ukraine-Russia Crisis Will be Minimal, Expert Says
"[The effect will be] minimal since [SOTU] is largely for domestic consumption," Spencer-Churchill says.