Nora Nash is a Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia and is the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility for her congregation. She is a member of the Philadelphia Coalition for Responsible Investment as well as the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR). She currently manages the congregations’ assets in Community Development Loans, Social Justice Grants and is active in Shareholder Advocacy as a member of ICCR. She also does presentations at Neumann University and other local universities and communities on various dimensions of justice and advocacy. She has been recognized internationally for her shareholder advocacy work.
She was teacher and principal of Catholic Schools for many years and coordinated religious education classes in the Dioceses of Boston and Trenton. From 1993-2001 she was Novice Director for her congregation. Sr. Nora has served on numerous and varied committees and boards, such as Trenton Diocesan PTA Board Advisor, Trenton Diocesan Synod Committee, Middle States Accreditation Chair, St. Francis Hospital Board of Trustees, Coordinator of Heritage Communities’ activities, and Treasurer for the Eastern Franciscan Common Novitiate. Presently, she serves on the Members Board of Partners for the Common Good, the CLM Fonkoze Committee, the Catholic Health Initiatives Shareholder Responsibility Committee and the Consulting Board of the Good Steward Enhanced Fund. She is a graduate of Neumann University, holds a Masters in Educational Administration from St. Bonaventure University and has completed post graduate work at Notre Dame University.