The Importance of Women in Leadership ft. Elise Italiano


Women don’t need a collar to lead.

That’s just ONE of the wisdom nuggets today’s guest drops. Elise Italiano is the director of the GIVEN Institute, a non-profit aimed at activating the gifts of young adult women for the Catholic Church and the world.  A former theology and bioethics teacher, Elise is on the show to chat about the necessity of women as leaders in the Church. We chat about what women bring to the table, why so many millennial women are leaving the Church, and what forces we need to combat to ensure women have a seat at the table. Enjoy!

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Topics discussed:

  • How Elise became passionate about the Church’s teachings

  • What the GIVEN Institute is

  • Why she believes so many women are leaving the Church

  • What makes her nervous about the phrase “feminine genius”

  • Why she thinks women in leadership roles is so important

  • How silence is bringing her closer to God

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