Vera Freidin, mother and inspiration of impact's founder and president, Kathy Kaplan OAM, is a Holocaust survivor. Five years ago, at the age of 85, Vera wrote her memoir. impact's Board, having read her memoir, wanted to be able to share that with a broader public.
The LaunchPad Hub offered their venue and acclaimed author, Bram Presser, facilitated the event.
Vera was engaging and entertaining telling her story of survival and thrival with a mixture of emotion and humour.