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Esther Dina Valle

2022 Charmaine McKissick-Melton Communications Fellow

Esther Dina Valle served as the 2022 intern at Faith & Leadership while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a concentration in broadcast media at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. She is an active member of the Central News team at NCCU and also interns for WTVD ABC News 11 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Interviews by Esther Dina Valle:

Louise Hansen: Animals play a part in our spiritual lives

Russell Pierce: Affordable housing is part of a more just world

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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