Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest, survivor of childhood sexual abuse, social justice innovator, and tireless advocate for women survivors in her hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, and around the world. Her belief that love heals is her message and the underlying theme behind everything she does.
Becca has founded seven justice organizations around the world and has helped raise more than fifty-five million dollars to lift women out of poverty and into freedom. She is a dynamic speaker and spirited leader who is in high demand for appearances at events across the globe. She speaks internationally, leads workshops and action groups, appears in countless media outlets, is the president of Thistle Farms and heads the national network of its sister organizations, and helps support her home chapel in Nashville, Tennessee.
Becca has been featured everywhere from NPR to the New York Times, the TODAY Show to ABC World News. She has been recognized as a Top 10 CNN Hero and a White House Champion of Change. She counts among her friends and supporters Brené Brown, Nicholas Kristof, and Jenna Bush Hager. She has experienced and listened to stories from women all over the world, always finding more signs of God’s love in even the most horrific circumstances. Those stories often bring as much laughter as tears. Her work is her joy.