Aqueelah Ligonde, an ordained PC (USA) clergywoman, is an enthusiastic speaker and leader with a passion for today’s generation of youth, women, and leaders. She has worked with organizations such as Princeton Seminary’s Institute for Youth Ministry as a research fellow (Log College Project) and a coach (Certificate in Youth and Theology Program). She serves on the executive board of GenOn Ministries, an organization dedicated to intergenerational relationships. Ligonde earned a Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. Currently, she is a staff coach and consultant with Ministry Architects, a coach with Ministry Incubators, and the transitional pastor at Far Rockaway Presbyterian Church in Queens, New York. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. For over a decade, Ligonde served as the associate pastor at the First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica, Queens, N.Y. She and her husband live in Long Island, N.Y.