Simone Rizkallah is the Director of Program Growth for Endow Groups. She is a former high school Moral Theology and Church History teacher. Her graduate degree is in Theological Studies with an emphasis in Systematic Theology from Christendom College. Her undergraduate studies and professional background include marketing communications, media, radio, and theatre before discovering her passion for the Faith and the call to evangelize through teaching and speaking.
As the daughter of immigrants from the Armenian Diaspora in Cairo, Egypt, she has a particular interest in matters of religious freedom and culture. Simone is an Institute of Catholic Theology Fellow, a Witherspoon/John Jay Institute Fellow, an Acton Institute Fellow, and has studied at the St. Albert the Great Center for Scholastic Studies in Norcia, Italy, at the Phoenix Institute at the International Theological Institute in Trumau, Austria and at the Tertio Millennio Seminar in Krakow, Poland. She has led the local chapters of the ecclesial movement of Communion and Liberation in Virginia and Arizona and the Washington, D.C. based non-profit organization In Defense of Christians. She is also a member of Women Speak For Themselves.