Jennifer Hosten

By Firecracker Department

Our guest on the show this week is author, psychotherapist, radio broadcaster, former diplomat, and former Miss World, JENNIFER HOSTEN! She represented Grenada at the Miss World Contest in 1970 and won (!!!) making her the FIRST woman of colour to take the title.    Jennifer has worked in radio broadcasting, earned two Masters’ degrees, served as Grenada's High Commissioner to Canada, as a Canadian diplomat to Bangladesh, became a mother, a grandmother, AND a psychotherapist!    In 2020, Jennifer was played on screen in the film MISBEHAVIOUR starring Keira Knightley, Greg Kinnear, and Gugu M’Batha-Raw as JENNIFER HOSTEN!  We talk about growing up Grenada, becoming the first woman of colour to win Miss World, feminism, political movements of the 70s, her purpose, her confidence, her faith, Gugu M'Batha-Raw and the film Misbehaviour, her travels, journey in education, and so much more!   Follow Jennifer Hosten @missworld1970   Get Jennifer’s book: https://www.amazon.ca/Miss-World-1970-Craziest-Pageant/dp/1989555233   More about Jennifer : http://jenniferhosten.com/    To directly support the victims of the Atlanta shootings and their families: www.advancingjustice-atlanta.org Visit the Chinese Canadian National Council - For Social Justice ccncsj.ca) Butterfly Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Network (Toronto) @butterflycsw SWAN Vancouver @swan_vancouver Red Canary Song (NYC) @redcanarysong     Winnie’s episode of The Ling Podcast hosted by Marlene Benedicto drops April 1st.  Instagram: @thisislingblog Facebook: @ThisIsLingBlog Twitter: @m_benedicto Follow FD: @firecrackerdept    Head Producer: Winnie Wong @wonder_wong    Head of Post Production: Sydney Neilson @sydney_neilson

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