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Mary Corkery, Toronto, Ontario

For her Masters in Adult Education, Mary studied educational methods that liberate people and facilitate social change. With CUSO, she taught English in Borneo. Working for women's organizations, she advocated for education and training opportunities for women. With OXFAM and The Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice, she was a fundraiser; and at the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, she was a director. Mary was executive director of KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives for eight years, retiring in 2011 to pursue new interests.

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