Annmarie Sanders, IHM has been serving as the director of communications of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious since 2003. She had previously worked in communications for her congregation (Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Scranton, Pennsylvania), Marywood College, and in Peru for Latinamerica Press/Noticias Aliadas. Prior to this she was a medical social worker. She holds an undergraduate degree in social work from Marywood College and a graduate degree in public communications from Fordham University. She edited Spiritual Leadership for Challenging Times: Presidential Addresses of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (Orbis Books, 2014) and Transformational Leadership: Conversations with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (Orbis Books, 2015).