Jen Parlin is an E/W/O student currently studying education at St. Catherine University. She is passionate about sharing her joy for reading with children, and serves with the Minnesota Reading Corps during the school year. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her husband and three children and their creaky old dog and snobby cat. During the Summer of 2014 she was paired with Sister Mary Mark Mahoney, CSJ; a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet. After completing her work as an oral historian she continued to work for SisterStory as a transcription assistant helping prepare the archive.