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Molly Sheahan

Molly Sheahan

Associate Director for Respect Life Advocacy

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Molly is a California native and passionate advocate for the dignity of the human person. Her work focuses on seeking to defend the life and dignity of the most vulnerable, including the unborn, elderly and disabled. This includes engaging on crucial life issues such as pro-life policy, bioethics, human rights, domestic violence, women’s issues, disability rights and inclusion, and end of life care.

Molly previously worked for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, overseeing a portfolio of all pro-life and social justice issues. She also interned on Capitol Hill in both the U.S. Senate and for the Congressional Coalition for Adoption Institute.

Prior to joining the conference, Molly graduated magna cum laude with her master’s in theological studies from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies in Marriage and Family at The Catholic University of America. She also holds an A.A. in Spanish language studies and received her B.A. in communication arts from Franciscan University of Steubenville.

In her spare time, Molly loves adventures, classic literature, strong coffee and volunteering with kids. She is also the founder of We Are Prolife Women, a new media movement highlighting the stories of underrepresented pro-life women from minority backgrounds.