Leocadie Lushumbo, MA ’14
PhD Candidate, Boston College
Leocadie is a lay consecrated woman in the Teresian Institute founded by Saint Pedro Poveda in Spain in 1914 and a Congolese native. She completed her Masters in Theological Ethics at CTU and is now PhD candidate at Boston College in theological ethics. She brings to her studies an exceptional experience as a community organizer in her home country and has been a leading protector of women threatened with rape as a weapon of war and an exponent of the political rights of women in Africa.