“Gender, Leadership and Justice” is the topic of Executive Leadership Forum speaker Dr. Mimi Haddad.
She will speak 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31. The free event, held in the DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, is sponsored by the PBA Alumni Association, Catherine T. MacArthur School of Leadership and the Center for Biblical Leadership. Call for information (561) 803-2302.
Haddad is president of CBE International. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Haddad holds a doctorate in historical theology from the University of Durham, England. Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University awarded her an honorary doctorate of divinity in 2013.
Haddad is part of the leadership of Evangelicals for Justice. She is a founding member and leader of the Evangelicals and Gender Study Group at the Evangelical Theological Society. She was a convener of the Issue Group 24 for the 2004 Lausanne III Committee for World Evangelization.
Haddad is an award-winning author and has written more than one hundred academic and popular articles and blogs. She is author of ”Is Gender Equality a Biblical Ideal?” with Sean Callaghan. She has contributed to twelve books, most recently: “Examples of Women’s Leadership in the Old Testament and Church History” in Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Ministry, part of the Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies Series 21 (Brill NV, 2016) and “The Invisible Power of Culture to Oppress: What Every Christian Needs to Know about Gender and Justice” in The Campbellsville Review 8 (2015-2017). She is an editor and a contributing author of “Global Voices on Biblical Equality: Women and Men Serving Together in the Church.” Haddad has contributed to ”Coming Together in the 21st Century: The Bible's Message in an Age of Diversity,” edited by Curtiss Paul DeYoung.
Haddad has published with the Ashland Theological Journal; Christian Ethics Today, CBE's journals, Mutuality and Priscilla Papers; the Evangelical Fellowship of India and the Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief; Her.menuetics; Sojourners; and the William Carey Development Journal. Her most recent article, "A Life of Silence-Breaking: Katharine Bushnell, MD" was published in Catalyst.
Haddad is an adjunct assistant professor of historical theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies. Haddad has taught for colleges and seminaries around the world. She currently serves as a gender consultant for World Vision International, World Relief, and Beyond Borders. She has appeared on podcasts with Daniel Fick; Fuller Theological Seminary's president, Mark Labberton; G.L.O.B.A.L. Justice; and Red Letter Christians. Haddad and her husband, Dale, live in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.
Photo: Dr. Mimi Haddad speaks at a meeting of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. She is the speaker at the Executive Leadership Forum March 31.