Women of Inspiration
Sea Of Change
The story of one woman's rise through the Reserve ranks, from would-be lifeguard to naval commander.
By Kelly Reid
"As soon as someone says you're the first, then you have to be twice as good," says Rear-Admiral Jennifer Bennett, a naval reservist who has steadily risen to meteoric success over her forty years in the Canadian Forces. The first woman to ever achieve the rank of Rear-Admiral in Canada, Bennett calls herself a "reluctant starter" to a military career.