JOIN THE MILLENNIAL WOMANIST PROJECT AND HOSTS, MIN. GABBY CUDJOE WILKES AND MIN. ESTEE NENA DILLARD FOR WOMANISTS TAUGHT US (WTU).

WTU WILL ENGAGE WOMANISTS ACROSS ALL GENERATIONS AND DISCIPLINES IN DISCUSSION ABOUT THEIR INDIVIDUAL WORK, WOMANISM
AND PRESSING SOCIETAL ISSUES.

GABBY CUDJOE WILKES

HOST

Gabby Cudjoe Wilkes is a New York City based preacher, speaker, brand strategist and event planner. Her passion for life & ministry is found at the intersection of faith and culture. Gabby is a graduate of Hampton University (B.A), New York University (M.A) and Yale University (M. Div.). Her three greatest loves in life are her family, live music, & travel. Follow her @GabbyCWilkes.

ESTEE NENA DILLARD

HOST

Estee Nena Dillardis a scholar, sexual health educator and minister focusing on the intersections of theology, sexology and health. Estee is committed to discovering the ways that theological formation, spiritual care and ritual heal and transform the wellness of African American people. As a black feminist/womanist practitioner, her foci are embodiment, expanding the spiritual discourse on erotic power, and spiritual formation. Estee is a graduate of Spelman College and Candler School of Theology at Emory University who currently serves as a Children’s Pastor in Atlanta, GA

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REV. DR. CHERYL KIRK-DUGGAN

Rev. Dr. Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan is a Professor of Religion at Shaw University Divinity School, Raleigh, NC, and an Ordained Elder in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Known for her 6 P’s as: professor, preacher, priest, prophet, poet, and performer, Kirk-Duggan is author of over 20 books, including Violence and Theology, her edited The Sky is Crying: Racism, Classism, and Natural Disaster, both Abingdon, 2006; and Wake Up: Hip Hop, Christianity, & the Black Church.

Dr. Kirk-Duggan’s current research includes: theology; justice; violence and religion; music; ethics; humor; the Bible and culture; Womanist and feminist studies; faith, spirituality, and health; women’s religious and leadership experience; pedagogy; rage, grief, and transformation; gender theory; sexuality, and popular media as a praxeology for constructive and narrative theology. Currently, she is working on a systematic theology, a commentary on Joshua and Judges, and a volume of poetry.

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REV. DR. VELDA R. LOVE

Velda R. Love currently serves as Minister for Racial Justice in The Justice and Witness Ministries of The United Church of Christ. Velda has a working knowledge of critical race theory and creates comprehensive and strategic approaches for UCC national conferences, congregations, and staff colleagues to explore and understand the intersection of racial justice with other justice issues. Velda brings an African-centered approach inclusive of biblical and theological knowledge in liberation and womanist perspectives.