Christine Moolo serves as the Program Director, World Hunger Initiatives on the Building Resilient Communities team within the Service and Justice (S&J) Unit of the ELCA. Her role is focused on extending and deepening the work of ELCA World Hunger through grant partnerships domestically and internationally prioritizing S&J’s MERGE focus areas: Migration, Economic, Racial, Gender and Environmental justice. Christine previously served with the Diakonia team. Before being welcomed into the ELCA fold, Christine spent much of her career with the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) in their Love Mercy Do Justice department, coordinating and co-facilitating anti-racism educational experiences through Sankofa trips (modeled after the Freedom Rides) and Anti-racist education for congregations, camps and university students. Christine is a Qualified Assessor for the Intercultural Development Inventory and works with groups and individuals to assess and grow their cultural competencies. Christine has a MA in International Development from Eastern University. She previously lived and worked in Central and Eastern Africa with a focus on promoting economic development initiatives for unbanked rural women. Christine is passionate about the intersection of all arms of justice work, particularly how we can learn from and follow the leadership of socially and economically marginalized communities as they organize for justice in all areas, including creation care and climate justice. She lives in the Chicago suburbs and is privileged to be a mama to two beautiful babies under the age of 2.