Coordinating Team Members (CTM)
The Coordinating Team is the policy‑making body of the organisation, and is responsible for coordinating, oversight of the affairs of the organisation, planning, and appointing any necessary committees. The CTM consists of one representative from five sub-regions [Northeast, Far South, South, Southeast (a), Southeast (b)] and one Local Representative (LR) of the country where the AWRC office is located. The Coordinating team members are elected on a rotational basis for an initial four-year period.
Local Representative: Ni-Ling Lin (Taiwan)
Ni-Ling is a pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT).
2018 – ministering to a local congregation in the south part of Taiwan.
2015-18 Chaplain of Changhua Christian Hospital.
2009-15 Director of the Spiritual Center of the Bible College of PCT.
1999-2009 Women’s Program secretary in the General Assembly Office of PCT.
Northeast Asia: Eun Jung Kim (South Korea)
Eun Jung is a doctoral student of Yonsei University. Her dissertation focuses on the early Korean church women at the turn of the 20th century. She is the co-representative of Korean Association of Women Theologians (KAWT).
Northeast Asia: Wai-Yin Christina WONG (Hong Kong)
Christina is an assistant professor at Divinity School of Chung Chi College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), teaching feminist theology, body theology, women and world missions, and gender in ministry. Her specialty is Chinese Christian women’s history.
Southeast Asia (a): Aye Aye Maw (Myanmar)
Aye Maw is the Vice Principal at Myanmar Institute of Christian Theology (MICT), teaching Systematic, Feminist and Contextual Theologies. She received a Doctor of Theology from Lutheran Theological Seminary in 2012. She is serving as an assistant pastor at a local church.
Southeast Asia (b): Gifliyani Krisna Nayoan (Indonesia)
Nina currently works as a teaching staff at the Institute of Christian Religion in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. She earned her Master’s degree at Yushan Theological College and Seminary in Taiwan in 2018.
South Asia: Limatula Longkumer (India)
Rev. Dr. Limatula Longkumer is a Professor of Pastoral Theology – in the field of Christian Education and Feminist Theology. Limala currently works as the Dean in the department of Research in the Senate of Serampore College, India. The research department looks after doctoral research (Ph.D) and Doctor of Ministry\programmes.
South Asia: Lovely Manosi Dazel (Bangladesh)
Lovely is an activist and a leader, working to help women get independent by providing various means. She joined AWRC in 2009.
Far South Asia: Michelle Eastwood (Australia)
Michelle is currently completing her PhD at Catholic Theological College, within the University of Divinity, Melbourne. Her principal research interests are gender and sexuality, and worship and liturgy. Her thesis is tentatively titled, “Shame and the Old Woman: A Feminist Reading of Psalm 71.”