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Sister of St. Joseph Carol Zinn Chosen as President-Elect of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious
On August 10, 2012, at the general meeting of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in St. Louis, MO, Sister of St. Joseph Carol Zinn was elected president-elect of LCWR.
Sister Carol, a Sister of St. Joseph from Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, has a master’s degree in theology from St. Bonaventure University and a doctorate in curriculum development and education foundations from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Sister Carol has long served in grass-roots-based international movements and on the United Religious Initiative and Earth Charter. She works with multi-sector and multi-issue groups in helping people to deepen their understanding of global realities and possible responses. Sister Carol served as the main representative for the Congregations of St. Joseph, an NGO in General Consultative Status with Economic and Social Council at the United Nations. In this capacity she attended UN meetings on the topics of human rights, eradication of poverty, environment, peace and disarmament, education, sustainable development, women, children and health care.
Sister Carol presently serves on the leadership team of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Philadelphia. Congratulations, Sister Carol!
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Sister Carol Zinn, SSJ (left), president-elect of LCWR, with Sister Helen Flemington, CSJ