María Josefa Segovia (1891-1957) is a woman who made history.
"The destiny of cultured women and their influence in modern society are now something as great as imprecise," wrote Saint Pedro Poveda in 1931. In Poveda’s school, with creativity, courage and discretion, Maria Josefa opened a concrete a way of being acting, unknown in her time but very inspiring for ours. She knew how to see and transcend the complex reality of life.
María Encarnación González received her bachelor’s degree in Arts and Letters, majoring in History, from the University of Valladolid and her Ph.D. in Modern and Contemporary History from the University of Barcelona. She has taught Geography and History at "Egara" Institute in Sabadell-Terrassa. She also received a degree in Canon Law from the Pontifical University of Madrid, "Comillas." She specialized in the study of Secular Institutes, Associations of the Faithful, and the Causes of Saints. She has authored numerous publications.