Born on November 28 in Prague, in today's
Studies at the Sorbonne in Paris and at Prague University, where she obtains a doctorate in
As a journalist opposed to the Nazis, she is forced to
flee to France.
Arrives in Canada as a political refugee.
Creates the Canadian branch of the Unitarian
Undertakes her first fundraising tour of Canada
for the victims of war in France and Czechoslovakia
and later in Austria, Greece and Italy.
Launches an aid program for South Korea
and Hong Kong.
Launches aid programs in India, Palestine,
Vietnam, Jordan, Bangladesh, Botswana,
Lesotho, Swaziland, Indonesia, Nepal and Cyprus.
Suffering from the onset of Alzheimer’s disease,
she is forced to retire at the age of 71.
Dies on August 1 in Ottawa.