March 24, 2012
Ageless Grace: Women in Leadership in the Church and the World
To celebrate Women's History Month and its recognition by the United Nations, the Woodstock Theological Center gathered key thinkers and leaders for a conversation about empowering the next generation of women. In addition to addressing critical issues facing women around the world today, it focused attention on the stated commitment of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) to enable women's leadership.
This gathering was intended to be an intergenerational conversation so women and men in leadership positions in both society and the Church, from secondary schools, and from area colleges and universities were all encouraged to attend.
Kathleen Dolphin, PBVM - Director of the Center for Spirituality, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Sr. Mary Bourdon, RJM - Head of School, Washington Middle School for Girls
Melanne Verveer - U.S. Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues
M. Cathleen Kaveny - Professor of Law and Professor of Theology at Notre Dame University
Dolores Leckey - Senior Fellow Woodstock Theological Center
Kerry Robinson - Director, National Leadership Roundtable on Church