Evelyn lost her sixth child, Paul, after he lived for only 41 minutes. She knows the heartbreak of loss, but also the power of every life. So she decided to turn her heartbreak into something beautiful and opened a maternity home for women in need.
Kristen’s husband, J.J., was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme and was given 4 months to live. Kristen and J.J. decided to fight his cancer together and they ended up having 3.5 years together. J.J.’s legacy lives on in the lives of his two sons, and in the unfailing love and hope that Kristen exudes. Everyday is a gift.
This is Carla. She once was an addict, but now she’s clean and she uses her own experience to help other women through addiction and recovery. Carla is an incredible woman, with an incredible story, who reminds us that — there is always hope.
Executive Director of the New Directions for Women Foundation, Tania Bhattacharyya, joined the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to discuss the critical topic of drug and alcohol addiction, the work of New Directions for Women, and that power that women to possess to overcome anything – including the disease of addiction.
As a survivor herself, Harmony Dust Grillo knows the pain and suffering that victims of abuse and sex trafficking experience. After undergoing her own healing and personal transformation, Harmony chose to return to the sex industry to help other women (and girls) gain the same freedom and healing that she has.