MIA-MGA Emerging Leaders Fellowship
The inaugural MIA-MGA Emerging Leaders Fellowship will be a transformational experience for women who are passionate about advancing Mercy and Justice. This international leadership program is fully funded, and unique in the ways in which it provides an opportunity for Fellows to establish strong links and networking across the Mercy World through international encounters, webinars and modules, mentorship and other activities. The Fellowship program has been designed to stimulate creative and critical thinking, promote collaborative leadership and personal reflection leading to a compassionate and communal response to current concerns of our world.
Background to the Fellowship
Objectives of the Program
Emerging Leaders Fellowship
Tylia Barnes (United States)
Tylia lives in the United States of America. She currently leads more than 700 associates for the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, South Central Community, as director of Association.
Carmen Rosa Ccallomamani rsm (Peru)
Carmen Rosa is a Sister of Mercy of the Americas and was born in a farming community in Puno, Peru, where she acquired her first language, Aymara.
Anastasia Freeman (Australia)
Anastasia is an artist, educator and writer living in Bathurst, NSW, Australia. She currently works at Rahamim Ecology Centre (A ministry of the Sisters of Mercy Australia and Papua New Guinea) as their
Siobhán Golden (Ireland)
Siobhán is from Westport, Ireland. She graduated with honors from the University of Limerick in 2018 with degrees in Psychology and Spanish.
Anneke Kat (United States of America)
Anneke is an American and Dutch Citizen raised in Philadelphia, USA. She is a community development practitioner with academic and applied experience working with refugees, women, and youth
Theresia Tina rsm (Papua New Guinea)
Theresia is from Mt Hagen in Papua New Guinea and is a Sister of Mercy from the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea (ISMAPNG).
Jemima Welsh (Australia)
Jemima lives in Brisbane, Australia. She is currently working in the fields of impact investing, social enterprise development and philanthropy, with a focus on growing the for-purpose business sector within QLD.
Julia Morisi (United States)
Julia lives in the United States of America. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Theological Studies and a certificate in Religion and Conflict Transformation at Boston University.
Edith Maclaren (Papua New Guinea)
Edith lives in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. She holds a Diploma in Accounting and is currently working as a marketing coordinator for the Government Department of Sport.
Amy Thomas (United States)
Amy lives in the United States of America. She works with a nonprofit organization called ‘Girls Incorporated of Omaha’ which strives to ensure all girls recognize their inherent dignity and value.