Michele Morek, OSU, is an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph Kentucky. She joined GSR in January 2017 as liasion to women religious and organizations in the United States. She holds a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Notre Dame and worked for many years as a professor and administrator at the college/university level. She also served for 14 years in congregational leadership positions, including six years as community leader. Her most recent position was as coalition coordinator of UNANIMA International, a religious non-governmental organization (NGO) at the United Nations.