Bridget McDermott Flood is the executive director of the Incarnate Word Foundation, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio. Bridget has worked with the Sisters for more than fifteen years carrying out their mission to empower women, nurture children and address the needs of low income communities. At the Foundation, Bridget has collaborated on work in urban neighborhoods, education, women's micro-lending, and human trafficking. Bridget has served on numerous boards and task forces, including the White House Task Force to Reform the Neighborhood- and Faith-Based Office. Bridget is a potter who operates Carondelet Pottery Studio and is also a beekeeper.
Bridget is currently writing Blue Hole Wisdom, a compilation of the wisdom of the Incarnate Word Sisters. She lives in St. Louis with her husband, Michael. They have two daughters, Amelia and Carolyn.