Victoria Peagler graduated with a BA in Religion (Magna Cum Laude) in 1993. She has subsequently earned a Th.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Theology from Grace School of Divinity, Indianapolis, IN, and an MA Cross-cultural and Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, where she is currently a Ph.D. candidate [ABD] in Intercultural Studies.
She has taken a leading role in Holiness circles as a preacher, evangelist, scholar and humanitarian, advocating for the leadership of women and addressing the racial and socio-economic gap in the United States and abroad. She has been active in Habitat for Humanity and was the first African American female invited to speak at one of South Africa’s most celebrated National holidays—“Women’s Day,” a day dedicated to heroines instrumental in the abolishment of Apartheid. She currently directs Women on the Move for God (Victoria Peagler Ministries, Inc.). Among other activities she is a member of the International Association of Mission Studies, the American Society of Missiology (ASM), NAACP, the National Conference of Christians and Jews, The Society for Biblical Equality, The World Council of Churches and is a board member of South Africa Councilor’s Family Forum and the African National Council of Churches.