Becca Stevens is an author, speaker, priest, social entrepreneur, founder, and president of Thistle Farms.
Champion of Change
Becca has been featured in the New York Times, on ABC World News and NPR, was recently named a 2016 CNN Hero and a White House “Champion of Change." She was featured in the PBS documentary, A Path Appears, named Humanitarian of the Year by the Small Business Council of America and inducted into the Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame. Stevens attended the University of the South and Vanderbilt Divinity School. She has been conferred two honorary doctorates. Becca lives in Nashville with her husband, Grammy-winning songwriter Marcus Hummon, and their three sons.
Twenty-One Years Later
The organization continues to welcome women with free residence that provide housing, medical care, therapy and education for two years. Residents and graduates earn income through one of two social enterprises. Thistle Farms Global helps employ more than 1,300 women worldwide, and the National Network has more than 40 sister communities.
Her latest book, Love Heals, was published by Harper Collins in September of 2017 and is available for purchase.