Reverend Mpho Tutu van Furth

Milestones and Achievements

  • 2004Ordination at Christ Episcopal Protestant Church, Alexandria, VA.

    I was ordained a Reverend at Christ Church, an Alexandria, Va., Episcopal Church.
  • 2011 - 2016Executive Director: The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

    • Inaugural CEO of the Foundation • Create systems for identifying and certifying patronages, associations and affiliations for Archbishop & Mrs. Tutu • Create strategic plan for new Foundation
  • 2005 - 2011Executive Director: Tutu Institute for Prayer and Pilgrimage

    • Conceived and created the Tutu Institute for Prayer and Pilgrimage • Provide opportunities for rest, recreation, spiritual reflection and renewal for people of faith and faith seekers • Design and lead pilgrimages, retreats, and quiet days.
  • 1988 - 1993Program Director: Phelps Stokes Fund, New York, NY

    • Managed program to provide college education to Southern African refugees. • Recruited and placed ten students per year at institution of higher education in the US • Solicited waivers of tuition, room and board expenses from universities and colleges
  • 1987 - 1988Program Associate: The Get Ahead Foundation/USA, Washington, DC.

    Managed publicity for micro-loan and school-building program for Black South Africans

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