Welcome to our Newest Staff Member, Itang Young!
We are delighted to introduce you to Itang Young, the newly hired SCM-USA organizer.
Young left corporate America to pursue a divine calling, and in 2009 she matriculated into The Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York where she was recently awarded the Master of Divinity degree in Pastoral Care and Theology. While enrolled in seminary, Young served as the Graduate Assistant at Church Women United, Inc. where she served as the Program Coordinator for the Church Women United and National Council of Churches Young Women’s Leadership Experience at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. She was licensed to preach by the Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts,III at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York. Most recently, Young was featured on the PBS Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly exclusive “Women in Theology and Ministry,” and in the animated filmBibleGirls: Faith n’ Fullview. She is deeply engaged in activism and is a strong advocate for young girls and women in communities of color. Young completed her undergraduate studies in engineering at Texas A&M University – College Station
Itang will be primarily responsible to plan the national SCM-USA Leadership Training Program to be held in April 2013. Part of her responsibilities will also include SCM-USA in movement building and growth. She will facilitate the connection of existing, new and forming SCM-USA chapters to the national movement as we move forward to our national conference next year. Please, give her a warm welcome! Her email is "Itang Young" <itangscmusaorganizer@gmail.
Welcome Itang, we are excited for God's work ahead, and thankful for your presence!