Episode 167: Combating Domestic Abuse and Violence Against Women

Jan Langbein, CEO of Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, joins The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast to share her inspiring story, how she became aware of the epidemic of domestic violence, and what she is doing – and what we can all do – to bring an end to violence against women in our world. 

Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support provides safety, shelter and support for women and children who have experienced domestic violence, and works to raise awareness regarding its cause, prevalence and impact. Jan has been at the forefront of Genesis and active in efforts to end violence against women for 30 years. As the CEO, she oversees internal and external operations as well as funding and community education. Under her leadership, Genesis has grown from a seven-room emergency shelter to a full-service response for survivors of domestic violence and maintained its unique status as one of the few victim services programs that accomplishes sustainability without government funding. She is also a recognized national expert on domestic violence and conducts training and workshops across the United States. In partnership with the Dallas Police Department and the FBI, she co-founded the annual international Conference on Crimes Against Women.

Jan joins The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast to share all about her incredible work. 

In this episode, you’ll hear: 

  • Jan’’s inspiring life story; 
  • The story of how Jan became aware of the epidemic of domestic violence in our world today;
  • How she ended up volunteering with Genesis Women’s Shelter;
  • About Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support and the International Conference on Crimes Against Women. 
  • And so much more.
Travis Armayor (current HeROs president) gives tour with Jan of Genesis’ Simmons school

For more information on Jan and Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, please visit the Genesis Women’s Shelter website.

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Episode 216: St. Francis Ministries and St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda – Rannah

This week on The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast we welcome our friend Rannah to the show, founder of St. Francis Ministries + the St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda. You may be familiar with Rannah and her work because we’ve covered her through the years, but this is a powerful, inspiring, and in-depth look into how Rannah decided to go to Uganda and how St. Francis Ministries and the St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda came to be. 

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