REVEREND MARSHA SCIPIO
Born in Trinidad & Tobago and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Rev. Marsha Scipio is the Founder of Women Who Minister. She is the Director of Baptist World Aid for the Baptist World Alliance where she has the privilege of impacting the lives of the world’s most vulnerable populations. She also serves as an Associate Minister at the historic Berean Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY, under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Arlee Griffin, Jr. A Youth Pastor, Rev. Marsha is passionate about teaching and preaching God’s Word. She has studied and engaged in ministry in Liberia, South Africa, India, Israel and Palestine territories, Haiti and Puerto Rico. She has served as the Associate General Secretary for Missional Initiatives and Partnerships for American Baptist Churches USA and on the Board of American Baptist Churches of Metropolitan, NY.
The former Executive Director of the Berean Community & Family Life Center, Rev. Marsha has a demonstrated commitment to public service and social justice, having spent twenty-plus years in non-profit management and youth development. Rev. Marsha earned her M. Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary. She is an alumna of Georgetown University Law Center (JD), New York University (MA in Psychology) and Yale University (BA in Psychology & African-American Studies).
She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and eating good food! Quoting her favorite poet, Maya Angelou, she says, “I wouldn’t take nothing for my journey now!” Gratefully adding, “God’s got this!”