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Josephine Anto


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Sister Josephine Anto, SHCJ, is a member of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. Sr. Anto completed her studies with a master of religious education degree, along with a B.A. in French and education. She has taught across secondary schools and colleges in Ghana and Nigeria. She was assistant headmistress and then headmistress at the Holy Child School, Cape Coast, for 17 years before retirement in 2020. Sr. Anto’s mother, who was not educated but valued education, gave Sr. Anto the drive to help empower girls and women to fulfill their educational potential. She has a passion for girls’ education and helping girls excel in their confidence, acceptance of themselves, and rejoicing in their God-given gifts. She has particularly worked with teenage girls and young women, understanding both the power and vulnerability of that age. Sr. Anto is part of the inaugural cohort of the Women in Faith Leadership Fellowship.

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