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Dr. Joanna Williamson

Course Leader

Dr. Joanna Williamson – Joanna E. Williamson is the founder and director of SheLives and a co-director of One Rock International. She is half German and half Polish. An Alumni of Cliff College, she holds double postgraduate degrees in Theology and Politics from both Austrian and British universities. She worked for General Board of Global Ministries as a Mission Coordinator for the Polish Methodist Church. She is a lay preacher in the Methodist Church and together with her husband Mark she leads a young adult congregation in central London. She also worked for the government as a specialist in European Union integration. She has training in diplomatic protocol. Over the last 12 years she has travelled to over 30 countries around the world training leaders and mentors. She is an author of two biographies one on Hudson Taylor and one on Amy Carmichael, two amazing missionaries she has been deeply influenced by, and considers them to be her historical mentors. She seats on several boards including Renovare Britain and Ireland, establish by Richard Foster and Dallas Willard and Sanctus a European Spiritual Renewal movement based in Germany.