This article is from the issue: Volume 5, Issue 2: The Role of Women in International Development

Leading Development at Home: Dr. Mabel Ping Hua Lee (1896-1966)

Nov 01, 2016

In the early 1900’s “suffrage” was a word to be eschewed in polite company, much the way that “feminism” today would be looked upon askance in certain circles.  Undaunted, a bright, Hong Kong-born Christian by the name of Mabel Ping Hua Lee championed the cause.  While her name is often overlooked in the annals of the movement, she was a voice and model for women’s empowerment in her adopted city of New York. Read the whole article: here

Grace May

Grace May is the Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at William Carey International University.  She received her Th.D in Systematic Theology and Missiology from Boston University School of Theology and her M.Div from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  She is a contributing author to Honoring the Generations, The Scandal of the Cross and The Global God.  She enjoys international cuisine and relating to the body of Christ around the world.