Lunch & Learn Webinar with Joan Rosenhauer

Alpha Sigma Nu Fall Lunch & Learn Webinar

Guest Speaker: Joan Rosenhauer, Executive Director Jesuit Refugee Services/USA

Helping Refugees Build Their Future and Ours

Wednesday October 16th

1:00-2:00 pm (ET)/ 12:00-1:00 pm (CT)/ 11:00-12:00 pm (MT), 10:00-11:00 am (PT)


Joan Rosenhauer is the Executive Director of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA. In this role, she leads the organization’s efforts in the U.S. to fulfill its mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for refugees and displaced people. As a member of JRS’s global Senior Leadership Team, she also helps lead JRS’s global operations.

Rosenhauer is a former JRS/USA Board Member and has spent most of her career advocating for social justice and mobilizing the U.S. Catholic community to do the same. As the Executive Vice President of Catholic Relief Services, Rosenhauer led the organization’s outreach, advocacy, marketing, and communications - helping those in the United States respond to critical needs around the world. Under her leadership, CRS programs, followers, and revenue grew. Prior to joining CRS, Rosenhauer spent 16 years with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, where she served as associate director of the Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development.

Rosenhauer has a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in public policy management from the University of Maryland. She has been awarded honorary doctorates from Dominican College, St. Ambrose University and Georgetown University.