Fellows

Lena Deevy

  • Lena Deevy

    Executive Director, Irish International Immigrant Center

    Sister Lena Deevy is the Executive Director of the Boston Irish International Immigrant Center (IIIC) and has been a member of an international order of Catholic women for over thirty years. In collaboration with other community immigrant groups, the IIIC works for the rights of immigrants of all races. Many international solidarity efforts have benefited from Sr. Deevy's involvement including efforts supporting justice and peace in Nicaragua, El Salvador, South Africa and the Philippines. Lena has twenty years of experience in community organizing of poor neighborhoods in Ireland and a Master's from the Harvard School of Education. Sister Lena Deevy is the Executive Director of the Boston Irish Immigration Center and has been a member of an international order of Catholic women for over thirty years. In collaboration with other community immigrant groups, the IIIC works for the rights of immigrants of all races. Many international solidarity efforts have benefited from Sr. Deevy's involvement including efforts supporting justice and peace in Nicaragua, El Salvador, South Africa and the Philippines. Lena has twenty years of experience in community organizing of poor neighborhoods in Ireland and a Master's from the Harvard School of Education.