Divinity Alumna

  • Pastor Dawn Bennett in white sweater and jeans in the middle aisle of her church in downtown Nashville with the altar and stained glass window behind her.

    Dawn Bennett, MDiv’18: A Call to The Table

    Dawn Bennett has found paths to servant leadership throughout her life, but it was decades before she made a leap of faith and enrolled in Vanderbilt Divinity School. In January 2020, she was ordained by Bishop Kevin Strickland to remain in Nashville and build The Table, a faith collective centered on LGBTQIA+ people and vulnerable identities. Read More

    Apr 11, 2023

  • Prisca Mojica Rodriguez

    Prisca Mojica Rodriguez, MDiv’15: Rebel Writer

    Alumna Prisca Mojica Rodriguez rebuilt the framework for understanding her identity after enrolling at Vanderbilt Divinity School. Now as a published author, she speaks at colleges and universities around the country and continues to monitor “Latina Rebels,” an Instagram account she started while at VDS, that now numbers more than 200,000 followers and functions as a place to question and explore the complexities of Latinidad. Read More

    Aug 1, 2022