Maura Byrne is a former Varsity Catholic missionary. In September 2011, she launched Made in His Image, a non-profit organization that exists to offer hope and healing for women recovering from physical and or sexual abuse and eating disorders. Maura is dedicated to educating women about the love of the Father, their inherent dignity as daughters of God, created in His image and likeness.

Maura is a former NCAA Division 1 runner, soccer player and pastry chef. She loves the ocean and surfing. Her life was changed on FOCUS’ mission trip to Kolkata, India.

The mission of Made in His Image: To begin a dialogue, a discussion, in a safe and compassionate setting, to foster hope and healing, and to empower women to turn from victim to survivor. Ultimately, to provide holistic medical treatment and healing for women suffering from eating disorders, physical, and or sexual abuse, which entails, educating all women on the nature and dignity of the human person, created in the image and likeness of God.

Twitter: @MIHImage