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Jennie Ryan RSM

Domestic Projects Coordinator

A Religious Sister of Mercy, Jennie became Manager of our Refugee and Asylum Seeker projects in March 2017. Previously Congregation leader of the Sisters of Mercy, North Sydney, Jennie’s passion for the welfare of refugees began in the 1970’s with the boat arrivals from Vietnam. In her role at Mercy Works, Jennie manages the Mercy Connect programs in Sydney, Ballarat, Melbourne and Perth, as well as the Mercy House of Welcome in Adelaide. Most importantly, she is also known for her kind offer to go on a coffee run when staff energy levels drop at around 3pm.

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