Speaker • Author • Scholar • Pastor • Consultant


Ally Moder, Ph.D., is a passionate leader on faith, gender, and justice with over fifteen years of experience working in leadership roles for non-profits, churches, and higher education institutions in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Adept at developing and expanding programs, cultivating transformational change, and empowering positive growth in people and organizations, she has traveled extensively to over 30 countries offering her expertise in pastoral theology and praxis. Ally specializes in addressing women’s issues, including equality, leadership, and gender-based violence, inspired by her passion for gender equality and ending abuse against women

Ally speaks, writes, trains and consults with a passion to see the global Christian church equipped and mobilized to end gender-based violence and empower women worldwide to heal and flourish.


EXPERTISE AND skills

 
  • Women’s Studies

  • GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

  • THEOLOGY and FAITH

  • GLOBAL JUSTICE ISSUES

  • WHOLEHEARTED FORMATION (Mind, body & SOUL) FOR STUDENTS,ADULTS & ORGANIZATIONS

 

COMMUNICATION

I am passionate about using clear, empowering, insightful, and vulnerable communication to inspire and equip people towards self-reflection and skilled engagement with faith and justice issues.

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Cultivates transformational change, positive growth and innovative development, employing emotional intelligence, multicultural, and strengths-based approaches to motivate teams and organizations to fulfill their mission.

TEACHING & TRAINING

Passionate, engaging, and creative teacher enabling people to explore and grasp complex concepts with practical and embodied practices that facilitate effective learning and tangible skill development.

Professional training in psychology and pastoral counseling, providing spiritually-integrated and trauma-informed care that fosters embodied healing and flourishing around identity and faith formation, mental health, and trauma recovery.

PASTORAL CARE & COUNSELING

SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCACY

Utilize skills in compassion-based conflict resolution, non-violent communication, and evidence-based approaches to advocate for effective justice and reconciliation programs in local communities.


Education

Full curriculum vitae

Ph.D. in Practical Theology: Education and Formation

Claremont School of Theology, 2019

M.Div. studies

Fuller Theological Seminary, 2014—2016

Psychology Studies

UCLA and Lake Tahoe Community College, 2014—2015

M.A. in Theology, CULTURE, and Spiritual Formation

Regent College, 2003—2006

B.A. in Communications, CROSS-Cultural Studies

Trinity Western University, 2000