Rebecca Bender is a survivor of human trafficking, she’s a speaker, author, innovator, fighter, and she’s the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI) and Elevate Academy. Rebecca joins the 1GR podcast to share her life story, how she was trafficked for nearly 6 years, how she found freedom and her purpose, what she’s doing now to combat the human trafficking epidemic in our world – and what we can all do! Rebecca also talks about her memoir, “In Pursuit of Love” and so much more!
Caitlin Crosby is an actress, singer, speaker, author, and she’s the founder of The Giving Keys. The Giving Keys is a social enterprise that hires people experiencing homelessness to make their beautiful, inspirational jewelry – and helps them transition out of homelessness. Caitlin joins the podcast to talk about her new book, “You Are the Key: Turning Imperfections into Purpose”, her life, The Giving Keys, finding your purpose, helping others, and her journey through life as a woman, a wife, a mother, and a CEO.
Katie Steller, owner and founder of Steller Hair Company, a values-driven hair salon in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Steller Connect, a creative community-centered event space; Steller Kindness Project, which spreads kindness through numerous community efforts; and The Red Chair Project, which provides haircuts to the homeless and to those in need, joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her inspiring story, more about her incredible work, and how we can all find meaning and purpose, and how we can spread kindness and love throughout the world.
Bassie Shemtov is the co-founder of Friendship Circle, which builds friendships between teenagers and people with disabilities, builds community, and provides people with special needs and their families with recreational, social, educational and vocational programming, and more.
Nancy co-founded Los Angeles Habilitation House (LAHH) in 2008 to help people with disabilities find happiness and purpose through work and in their communities. LAHH creates and maintains job opportunities for people with disabilities and helps them to develop, express, and apply their talents and maximize their contribution to the community.