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2014 Annual SLDI Advisory Board Meeting

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Recap of the 2014 Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) Annual Board Meeting

Present at the meeting were the following:

Front row from the left - Brad Myers, Grace Lines, Sr. Rosemarie Nassif, SSNF, Ph.D., Sr. Jane Wakahiu LSOSF, Ph.D, Sr. Anne Munley, IHM, and Dr. Francis DeMatteo, Ph.D.

Second row from the left - Kristie Congdon, Sr. Michele Puma, SHCJ, Ed.D., Sr. Anna Mary Henrietta Nyangoma MCESM, Sr. Mary Bryan, SHCI, Susanne Dumbleton, Dr. Maria Montoro Edwards, Ph.D., Sr. Joan Penzenstadler, SSND, Sr. Elaine Martin, OSF, Dr. Diane Keller, Ph.D., Dr. Laurie Houser, Ph.D., and Sr. Florence Nwaonuma, SSH.

Absent from the meeting was Sr. Lisa Olivieri SSI and Bobbijo G. Pinnelli.

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Over 1,009 Catholic Sisters from eight countries - Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Zambia, and Malawi have benefited from these efforts. 67 sisters are enrolled and working towards their diploma or degree at partner colleges in both the USA and Africa. In 2013, 282 sisters participated in Basic Technology and Web Design training in all of these countries.

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