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JourneyWoman Community Calls

Up next:  Thursday, September 28, 2023, 8 pm EST 

Featuring Solo Travel Memoirs by Women Over 80 

Hosted by our Travel Over 80 writer Diana Eden, this session will feature three women who have written memoirs: Joyce Perrin, 86, author of “Ants in My Pants”, Ruth Malloy, 91, Author of “Brightening My Corner: A Memoir of Dreams Fulfilled”, and Faye Day, 84, Author of “Every Nook and Cranny” series of travel guides.

Hosted by our Women’s Travel Advisory Council and Editorial Team

There is a $2.50 charge to reserve your place with all proceeds donated to After Breast Cancer. Please note we only have capacity for 100 women. Calls are recorded and shared on our Youtube channel. 

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JourneyWoman Travel Book Club

Up next: Wednesday, October 18, 8 pm ET: “The Dictionary of Lost Words” by Pip Williams, set in Oxford, UK

Travel by book with the JourneyWoman Book Club. We meet monthly on the third Wednesday of each month at 8 pm EST. All are welcome! We publish a monthly book club newsletter with books recommended by our partner Tripfiction.

Our Book Club is $5 US/CDN to hold your place, a portion of which is donated to a non-profit. Please note we only have capacity for 100 women. Calls are recorded and shared on our Youtube channel.

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JourneyWoman Meetups

We’ve just had meetups in Toronto, Victoria and Vancouver.  New ones are being scheduled now.

If you’d like to host one please email Carolyn at

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