Mentors

Yvonne Saleh holds a Master degree in English from McGill University, a Master in ESL ESL from Concordia University and a BA Honours in English from the same university. She recently retired from the English department at Dawson College after several years of teaching. Yvonne is looking forward to being a mentor for the Olympes de la Parole competition at The Study.

Judith McTavish is a retired educator with twenty years of experience at all levels of elementary school and ten years in high school, including the International Baccalaureate program. She accompanied students on annual trips to Spain and coached drama for school productions. An avid traveler, Judith has enjoyed long stays in Britain and Italy and recently went to China. She pursued a second career in the antiques and collectibles business for six years after leaving the academic world. A graduate of Concordia and McGill, Judith is looking forward to being a mentor for the Olympes de la Parole competition at Villa Maria College.

Zofia Laubitz is an editor and translator who has been self-employed for the last twenty years. She studied Linguistics and German at Western University and McGill University. When she is not busy mining content as a Ph.D. linguistics professional, Zofia enjoys birdwatching and photography, among other things. Zofia thinks the Olympes de la Parole competition represents an excellent challenge for students and expects acting as a mentor at The Sacred Heart School of Montreal to be an interesting and rewarding experience.