Saturday, August 11, 2007

A life unfinished but far from forgettable

Julia Campbell: out-spoken, a leader, a mentor and with so many more titles undoubtedly to add after her name.

After succeeding as a prize-winning journalist, a career in the international non-profit world was next on Julia's list. I didn't know her as well as others, but I regret that world has lost the influence of someone with such strength, courage, generosity and lightening speed wit.

When I think about whether I could possibly carry on anything I'd learned from her in any comparable way, I feel daunted. But optimism seemed a constant in Julia's tone of voice, so I'll try to find the semantics if not a tone on par...


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