After escaping nearly six years of human trafficking, Rebecca Bender received the kind of restoration that only God provides. Now, an award-winning social entrepreneur, she is the CEO & Founder of the Rebecca Bender Initiative, a non-profit that works with law enforcement, FBI, Homeland Security and aftercare programs and provides expert testimony, trainings and consultation across the globe. She is also the creator of Elevate Academy, an online school for women who want to pursue the call of God regardless of their past. Rebecca has earned her Master’s in Christian Thought from Bethel Seminary and enjoys influencing culture by teaching biblical truths for various audiences. Rebecca and her husband, Matt, live in the Pacific Northwest with their four daughters.