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As they develop skills in areas relevant to their ministries and congregations, participants of ASEC's Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) program build their capacity to act as servant leaders and role models. Photo of SLDI Finance I workshop particpants in Uganda (July, 2018)

8 characteristics of servant leaders (with examples and quotes)

last week: [USA] The 8 characteristics of servant leaders and quotes from true servant leaders that emphasize the impact of education on servant leadership.

Sr. Hellen Bandiho, STH, Ph.D. of Tanzania is the fourth Sister scholar accepted for a six month research fellowship at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), Georgetown University.

4th Visiting Scholar arrives at CARA for research fellowship

3 weeks ago: [Tanzania, USA] Sr. Hellen Anthony Bandiho, STH of Tanzania is the fourth Sister scholar accepted for a six month research fellowship to learn applied research skills in the apostolate at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), Georgetown University.

Tara Lopatofsky, Ph.D., CCLS, successfully defends her doctoral dissertation research on March 28, 2019 at Marywood University, Scranton, PA.

Dr. Tara Lopatofsky, Awarded Ph.D. for Research on Catholic Sisters in Kenya

2 months ago: [Kenya, USA] ASEC HESA Evaluator Tara Lopatofsky, Ph.D., CCLS receives Doctorate in Administration and Leadership from Marywood University after successful defense of her research on the impact of post-secondary education on Catholic Sisters in Kenya.

a portion of the book cover for Transformative Partnerships: Role of Agencies, Foundations, Institutions in Promoting Strategic Social and Sustainable Change for Women Religious in Africa.

ASEC’s newest book, Transformative Partnerships, launches Feb 2, 2019

5 months ago: [Kenya] Transformative Partnerships invites us into an emerging field of research on women religious in the Global South.

Sr. Joan Chisala, CSJB of Zambia

3rd Visiting Scholar arrives at CARA for research fellowship

10 months ago: [Zambia, USA] Sr. Joan Chisala, CSJB of Zambia is the third sister scholar accepted for a six month research fellowship to learn applied research skills in the apostolate at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), Georgetown University.

Dr. Jon Wiggins and Sr. Florence writing a report at CARA.

African Visiting Scholar participates in research fellowship at CARA

more than a year ago.: [Nigeria] A fellowship at Georgetown University's Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) is teaching Sr. Florence how to apply research techniques to increase knowledge of the Catholic faith and ministries in Africa.

Sr. Florence will be performing research at CARA from September 2017 - March 2018.

2nd Visiting Scholar Arrives at CARA for Research Fellowship

more than a year ago.: [Nigeria] Sr. Florence Emurayeveya, EHJ arrived at Georgetown University this month for her six month research fellowship with The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA). She plans to visit ASEC Headquarters in December.

Program Evaluators Ms. Jennifer Mudge (left) and Ms. Tara Gregory (center), interview Sr. Bibiana (right), during her visit to Scranton in March.

First Visiting Scholar Arrives at CARA for Research Fellowship

more than a year ago.: [Kenya] Visiting Scholar Sr. Bibiana M. Ngundo, LSOSF, Ph.D., arrives at Georgetown University for a six month research fellowship with The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA).

CARA receives grant for four studies, visiting African scholar

CARA receives grant for four studies, visiting African scholar

more than a year ago.: [none] The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University receives a grant to conduct four studies of women religious and host a visiting scholar. From Global Sisters Report

ASEC Anthology

ASEC Anthology "Voices of Courage" book launch

more than a year ago.: [Kenya] A book launch for Voices of Courage was held at CUEA, Nairobi, Kenya.

Handing the pen to African sisters

Handing the pen to African sisters

more than a year ago.: [none] About Sr. Jane Wakahiu's book, Voices of Courage: Historical, Sociocultural, and Educational Journeys of Women Religious in East and Central Africa. From Global Sisters Report

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