Speaker Profile


Kathleen Nielson

About Kathleen Nielson

Kathleen Nielson (PhD, Vanderbilt University) is an author and speaker who has taught literature, has directed women’s Bible studies, and has a heart for teaching and training in biblical exposition. Kathleen directed The Gospel Coalition’s Women’s Initiatives 2010-2017. She and her husband Niel make their home partly in Wheaton, IL, and partly in Jakarta, Indonesia, where Niel helps lead a network of Christian schools and universities. They have three sons, two daughters-in-law, and six granddaughters.