Genifer Buckley

In August of 2019, Genifer Buckley, age 24, was fatally stabbed in her home while serving as a Jesuit volunteer in the Philippines. She was serving at the Pangantucan Community High School, in a program run by the Jesuit Volunteer Philippines Movement. Genifer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education from the Jesuit-run Zamboanga University in 2015 and taught for four years at the university’s junior high school before becoming a Jesuit volunteer. Later, she offered to teach at Pangantucan Community High School. She was remembered as courageous and eager educator and community member.