Dr. Mimi Haddad serves as president and CEO of CBE International. She has taught as an adjunct associate professor of historical theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, Olivet University and has taught for institutes and organizations worldwide. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Summa Cum Laude). She holds a PhD in historical theology from the University of Durham, England. Mimi received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University in 2013. She was a founding member of the Evangelicals and Women Study Section at the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) and Evangelicals for Justice. She continues to serve on the leadership of ETS’s Evangelicals and Women.
Mimi is an award-winning author and has written more than one hundred fifty academic, popular, and blog articles for Ashland Theological Journal; The Campbellsville Review, Catalyst, Christian Ethics Today, Christianity Today, Evangelical Fellowship of India and the Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief; Her.menuetics; Sojourners; and the William Carey Development Journal, and CBE’s journals, Mutuality and Priscilla Papers.
She has also contributed to over fifteen books, including: “The Participation of Women,” with Leslie Segraves, Terrian Williams and Anne Zaki, The State of the Great Commission Report, published by the Lausanne Movement, forthcoming 2024; “Helping the Church Understand Biblical Gender Equality,” “History Matters: Evangelicals and Women,” and “Human Flourishing: Global Perspectives,” in Discovering Biblical Equality: Biblical, Theological, Cultural, and Practical Perspectives (IVP 2021); “Ideas Have Consequences,” in Created to Thrive: Cultivating Abuse-Free Faith Communities (CBE International, 2021); Is Women’s Equality a Biblical Ideal? with Sean Callaghan (CBE International, 2021); “Examples of Women’s Leadership in the Old Testament and Church History” in Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Ministry, part of the Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies Series 21 (Brill NV, 2016); and Global Voices on Biblical Equality: Women and Men Ministering Together in the Church (Wipe and Stock, 2008).
She has served as a gender and theology consultant with World Relief, World Vision International, and SASA! Faith Beyond Borders. Haddad was as convener of the Issue Group 24 for the 2004 Lausanne III Committee for World Evangelization. Mimi writes, teaches, and speaks on matters related to women in history and theology, women and development, and the impact of women’s equality on human flourishing. Mimi and her husband, Dale, live in Minnesota.
Mimi is co-host of CBE International’s Mutuality Matters podcast segment, “Global Impact: Egalitarian Activism and Human Flourishing.”
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