Sheila McLeod Arnopoulos is the author of a novel and three non-fiction books. Her latest book, Saris on Scooters: How Microcredit Is Changing Village India, was a finalist for the Canadian National Business Book Award. She has won a Governor-General's Literary Award and earned several journalism prizes for exposés about marginalized women and minorities. While an investigative journalist for the Montreal Star, she worked underground in several Montreal sweatshops and wrote about the exploitation of immigrant women. She has also reported from Tunisia, India, and China. For many years, she taught journalism at Montreal's Concordia University.