Sophia Florakas-Petsalis

Event Date: 
Sunday, May 12, 2002 - 13:45

"To Build the Dream: The Story of Early Greek Immigrants in Montreal" Ms. Florakas-Petsalis presented a rich slide-show presentation featuring the early Greek immigrants in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in the early twentieth century. Sophia Florakas-Petsalis has a degree from McGill University in Montreal. She has lived in Greece and Nigeria, where she did research for her first book, The Silent Power, about Nigerian women. Ms. Petsalis has been an educator and a judge in Montreal.