This week on Sistas in Zion Radio:
Melissa Carpenter served an LDS mission in El Salvador and is the author of Eighteen Months: Sister Missionaries in the Latter Days, a collection of essays written by women about their experiences as Mormon missionaries. In addition to being an author, Melissa is also an educator and mother. She has thirteen years of teaching experience in the areas of ESL, Adult Basic Education, college composition, and developmental English. Currently, she works for Mesa Community College as the Project Director for the Foundations for Student Success/Title III grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Brigham Young University and a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature from Arizona State University. She lives in Arizona with her husband and three children.