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Meet the Team

Maureen Fiedler, SL
Host and Executive Producer

Maureen Fiedler is the creator and host of Interfaith Voices. Maureen is also the editor of two books: Breaking Through the Stained Glass Ceiling: Women Religious Leaders in Their Own Words, and co-editor of Rome Has Spoken: A Guide to Forgotten Papal Statements, and How They Have Changed Through the Centuries.

Maureen has been an active participant in interfaith activities for more than three decades, including coalitions working for social justice, racial or gender equality, LGBT rights and peace.  In earlier years, she was an activist for the Equal Rights Amendment, one of 8 women to fast for 37 days in 1982 in Springfield, IL for the ERA.

Maureen is a Sister of Loretto and holds a Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University. Her special interests lie at the intersection of theology and public policy.

Melissa Feito 

Melissa is from Miami, FL and graduated in 2016 from Tufts University in Medford, MA with a major in English and a double minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Communication & Media Studies. Melissa is a self-proclaimed word nerd who loves storytelling in any and all forms, although she has a specific love for radio and podcasting. 

Joanna Broder
Associate Producer

Before joining Interfaith Voices, Joanna Broder reported for The Boston Globe Magazine, Chicago Tribune Media Group, The Jewish Week,, Pain-Free Living Magazine, U.S. News & World Report and Medscape. She has also studied audio documentary at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. When not reporting, she enjoys exploring new places and hiking.