The Rev. Dr. Theresa Thames


The Rev. Dr. Theresa Thames, keynote speaker

The Rev. Theresa Thames is the founder of Soul Joy Coaching & Yoga, LLC, and Associate Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel at Princeton University. She is a graduate of Howard University and received her Master of Divinity with a concentration in Gender, Theology, and Ministry from Duke University Divinity School. Pastor Theresa received her Doctorate of Ministry from Wesley Theological Seminary in Leadership Excellence which explored how best to equip young clergywomen of color to thrive in ministry. She also served as a local pastor in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for nine years as an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church. To learn more about The Rev. Dr. Thames and her great work, visit her website: