Mary Ellen Robertson

Mary Ellen Robertson earned a master’s degree in women’s studies in religion from Claremont Graduate University. Her thesis project was titled: Sub-ordination: Mormon Women’s Historical Relationship with Spiritual Gifts and Priesthood Authority. She spoke about Mormon women’s history at the Ordain Women launch in March 2013 and has been a feminist activist since her undergraduate days at Brigham Young University. The Mormon Women’s Forum gave her the 2014 Eve Award at its annual Counterpoint Conference for her service to Mormon feminism. She served as Symposium Director and Executive Director of Sunstone Education Foundation for six years.

Mary Ellen contributed a chapter to Voices for Equality: Ordain Women and Resurgent Mormon Feminism