Young Women of Grace® Study Co-Author, Susan Brinkmann, OCDS and Facilitator/Teacher Guide Co-Developers, Mary Dillenback and Susan Jacobsen provide training and formation for future study facilitators and leaders. They offer valuable tools and insights for facilitators to confidently and inspirationally teach the program.
Susan Brinkmann, O.C.D.S., co-author of the Young Women of Grace Study. She is an author, award winning journalist, and member of the Third Order of Discalced Carmelites. She is the staff journalist for Women of Grace® and is a frequent guest on EWTN's Women of Grace® television show.
Mary Dillenback is co-developer of the Young Women of Grace Facilitator/Teacher Guide. In September of 2008 she began facilitating and is a Regional Coordinator in the state of New York and the surrounding area. Mary is a retired elementary school teacher from the Thousand Island Central School District. She is co-chair of the Facilitator Growth and Development Task Force and travels around the country to train new and existing facilitators.
Susan Jacobsen, M.A. is co-developer of the Young Women of Grace Facilitator/Teacher Guide. She has been a Women of Grace facilitator since 2010 and is a Regional Coordinator for the state of New Jersey and the surrounding region. Susan is a retired, award-winning, middle and high school teacher from the Millville School District. She is also on the Facilitator Growth and Development Task Force and travels where needed to train new and existing facilitators.