Nancy Corcoran is a Sister of Saint Joseph of Carondelet (St. Louis Province). A New Englander by birth, her first degree was in political science. After college, she served as a lay apostle in Hawaii before entering the convent at a time when many women were leaving. She has taught Grades 3-12 in rural and urban settings, established literacy clinics in Alabama and Mississippi, and after graduate work at Harvard Divinity School ministered as chaplain at Regina Dominican High School in Chicago and Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She founded grass/roots: Women’s Spirituality Center and served as a councilor to her province’s Leadership Team. Currently, she lives in Ferguson, Missouri, ministering with transgender, gender-expansive and intersex humans and their loved ones.