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Barkat elected to Women’s Division Board of Directors

Posted by Ashley Wise on Wed, Sep 19, 2012 @ 13:09 PM

BarkatEsther Barkat, associate professor of social sciences at Waynesburg University, was recently elected to the Women’s Division Board of Directors for United Methodist Women at the Northeast Jurisdiction Quadrennial meeting in Hershey, Pa.

The Women's Division is the national policy-making body of United Methodist Women.

“It is an honor to be chosen to help lead United Methodist Women in this capacity,” Barkat said. “I look forward to serving faithfully as United Methodist Women continues to fulfill its mission.”

United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice for women, children, and youth.

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