Many individuals contributed to the produc-tion o this study. At The Sister Fund, Dr. HelenLaKelly Hunt, President, and Kanyere Eaton,Executive Director, conceived o the project andplanned its original content and design. LilyaneGlamben, ormer Deputy Director, served asproject director. Julia A. Cato, Program Ocer,and Linda Kay Klein, Director o Research andCommunications, were invaluable members o the project team.The original study was conducted by theInstitute or Women’s Policy Research (IWPR).Dr. Amy Caiazza, ormer Director o Democracyand Society Programs, served as primaryresearcher and author. Anna Danziger, MariamK. Chamberlain Fellow, and Erica Williams,Policy Analyst, provided research support, asdid Research Interns Brandi Garcia and RobinHalberstadt. Dr. Barbara Gault, acting President,and Dr. Heidi Hartmann, ormer President, pro-vided important contributions to the researchdesign and reviewed the report. Additionally, Dr.Pamela W. Darling served as research consultantto the project.The initial research was subsequently enlargedby the Candler School o Theology at EmoryUniversity. Led by Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore,Proessor and Director o Women in Theologyand Ministry, and Hellena Moon, doctoral studentin the Graduate Division o Religion, the researchteam extended the original pool o women’sorganizations and expanded the academicresearch review. They also revised and edited theoriginal report. Team members included MichelleHall, Ayanna Abi-Kyles, Josey Bridges, and AnneHardison-Moody.Lake Research Partners and Auburn Mediaprovided helpul review o the content and theproject as a whole. Elizabeth Perrachione servedas editor, with assistance rom Leslie Srajek. TheSister Fund hosted two separate sessions, May10, 2007, and February 27, 2008, at which acombined total o over 70 individuals rom oun-dations, religious institutions, and various non-prots generously gave eedback toward thecompletion o this study.Additionally, The Sister Fund is grateul to sev-eral colleagues who reviewed the nal drat o thestudy and gave critical and detailed eedback,including Stephanie Clohesy, Dr. Sheila GreeveDavaney, Diann Neu, Carla Oleska, D. Pascal,Dr. Layli Phillips, Rev. Ann Tiemeyer, Diana JonesWilson, and Lisa Witter.
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