Gail DeGeorge became editor of Global Sisters Report in January 2016. She lives near Washington, D.C., and has spent much of her career reporting on economic, business and labor market issues for national and regional publications. She's taught eighth grade and Confirmation classes for more than 10 years at parishes in South Florida and Silver Spring, Maryland, helped revitalize the Rosary Guild ministry at St. Bonaventure in Davie, Florida, and served on the parish council, volunteered at a food pantry and other parish activities.
Adrian Dominican Sr. Corinne Florek spoke to GSR about leading the Religious Communities Impact Fund. The fund's members, all women religious communities, pool their investment money, which enables larger loans, less paperwork and more effective financing.
At a recent conference, Sr. Pat Daly said that new proposed SEC rules could hamper the ability of smaller shareholders to push for change, while other experts promoted the next tier of impact investing that moves beyond divestment and focuses on social and environmental change.
Religious sisters, grantees and partners convened in the U.S. and in Zambia for the Hilton Foundation's discussion of ways to achieve the goals of its Catholic Sisters Strategic Initiative Strategy.
Today, we're pleased to introduce GSR in the Classroom, a supplementary curriculum that adapts articles and columns for use in Catholic middle and high schools and faith formation programs.