— Editorial Board —
Elizabeth Ostler is a Brooklyn-based theater-maker, specializing in directing and puppetry. She is the founder and Storyteller-in-Chief of Life’s Echoes where she helps people tell their stories. She is a multimedia artist and writer. Elizabeth uses her art to bring awareness to social issues, such as gender inequality, domestic violence, and human trafficking. She is a doctoral candidate in Contemporary Learning and Interdisciplinary Research at Fordham University studying cultural master narratives and their impact on people’s sense of belonging. She holds an MFA in theater directing from Brooklyn College and a BA in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College.
Rosemary has been contributing to the LDSWP since 2015. She grew up in Maryland, went to Brigham Young University, served a mission in Italy and then pursued graduate studies in Comparative Literature at the City University of New York. After getting her degree, she returned to her home state and is currently teaching high school English literature. She gardens, plays the piano and organ, and walks her dog in her spare time.
Trina Caudle is an editor, writer, and reader focusing on personal histories and memoirs. She grew up in Oregon, served a mission in California, and graduated from Western Oregon University with a degree in history and journalism. She was an editor for government and voter-education organizations before becoming a homeschooling mom of five girls. She especially appreciates women’s history and the strong examples of our foremothers and current role models provide to her daughters. Trina and her family live in Connecticut.
Special Series Editor
Amanda Freebairn is a teacher, tutor, and amateur baker. She has a B.A. in English Literature from Utah Valley University and is currently pursuing an M.Ed. from Arizona State University. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two charming little girls. Amanda grew up knowing that women could be anything, and she hopes to be able to bring that knowledge to all the girls and young women she meets. The unique and powerful stories of LDS women have played an enormous role in her faith, family, and life.
Allie Bradford Brown holds a BS in sociology from BYU and a Master in Public Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill. She has worked with nonprofit organizations since 2016, including the Durham Literacy Center, Girls on the Run, and Young Nonprofit Professionals Network. Allie’s academic and professional work has been primarily focused on women’s issues, educational equity, and nonprofit effectiveness, including grant writing and management. Her love for LDSWP’s work is inspired by her own experiences and by her grandmother, Mary Lythgoe Bradford, whose lifelong commitment to writing and sharing Latter-day Saint women’s voices was ahead of its time. Allie and her family currently live in Durham, North Carolina.
— Contributors —
Kelly Anne Ambrose is an artist who enjoys telling stories through her work. She is the Founder of LetterKDesign. Kelly finds joy in connecting with her creativity and using her talent to share light with the world. She loves to learn and is constantly striving to try new methods to improve her work. She has a B.S. in Art & Visual Communication from Utah Valley University. She lives in Utah with her husband Markus and their neurotic cat, Coco, who enjoys staring at Kelly for hours while she works.
Current Producers & Transcribers
We are grateful to the many women who’ve produced and transcribed our collection of over 250 interviews. If you’d like to be a producer or transcriber for the LDSWP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jacqueline Lovell-Lantz is delighted to be part of the Latter-day Saint Women Project team. She is a firm believer that personal stories are a tremendous tool in building empathy and that every person has a compelling story to tell. Jacqueline has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan and is currently a relationship manager for Latter-day Saint Charities. She has lived in Utah since 2013 and is learning to love the natural beauty, but fondly claims the Detroit area, where she grew up, as home. Jacqueline loves to cycle, cook, listen to podcasts, and of course be with her husband and two young boys.
Jenny Willmore is a teacher and learner of world languages. She has a MSLT from Utah State University and has taught Spanish there for 16 years. She spent a year in Spain with her family while in high school and spends every other summer volunteering in Mexico with her four children. She also lived in France as an au pair. She cherishes the differences and similarities in the roads to discipleship in the lives of women around the world. She and her family live in Utah.
Many women have contributed to our Special Series, Sunday School Supplements, Cooperative Ministry, and Essays in Discipleship. We are indebted to them for enriching our community with their wisdom and words. If you’d like to contribute to the LDSWP as a writer, please email us at email@example.com.
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