Mpho Tutu van Furth

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The Rev. Mpho A. Tutu van Furth, an Episcopal priest, is the Executive Director of the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation. She is an experienced preacher, teacher and public speaker.

She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA. She began her ordained ministry at the Historic Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia.

Rev. Tutu van Furth co-authored Made for Goodness with her father, Archbishop Desmond Tutu. They also co-authored the foreword to Geography of Religion, a National Geographic book. She wrote the foreword of Footprints in the Sand: Caregivers of South Africa and recently co-authored Tutu: The Authorized Portrait, with renowned journalist Alister Sparks.

Rev. Tutu van Furth is married to Prof. Marceline Tutu van Furth; the couple has four children, Nyaniso, Pien, Julius and Onalenna.